Vietnam, Japan to boost relations within Mekong framework Politics

Vietnam, Japan to boost relations within Mekong framework

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Nov. 7 held talks with his Japanese counterpart, Yukio Hatoyama, during which they pledged to promote relations between Japan and Mekong subregion countries, as well as the bilateral Japan-Vietnam relations.
Politics

Party leader receives Lao official

The Lao Party, State and people will do their best to consolidate and strengthen their traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam.
Culture - Sports

Promoting cultural assets to encourage Mekong tourism

The up-coming Mekong-Japan Tourism and Cultural Festival is aimed at highlighting the unique aspects of local culture to promote Mekong Delta tourism, affirmed Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Chien Thang at a press briefing in Hanoi on Oct. 26.
World

Asian leaders value efforts to set up rice reserve

Leaders from ASEAN, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have spoken highly of the effort to transform the East Asia Emergency Rice Reserve Pilot Project into a permanent mechanism under the ASEAN+3 Emergency Rice Reserve.
Prime Minister attends 4th East Asian Summit Politics

Prime Minister attends 4th East Asian Summit

PM Nguyen Tan Dung joined leaders of other ASEAN member countries and six dialogue partners to discuss issues of regional concern at the 4th EAS, which took place in Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand, on Oct. 25.
PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners Politics

PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners

Vietnam, as a co-ordinator of ASEAN-China relations between 2009-2012, will make all efforts to contribute to increasing bilateral strategic partnership to a new level, for peace, development and prosperity in the region.
Politics

Vietnam attaches importance to ties with RoK

Vietnam treasures its friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with the RoK for the benefit of their peoples and for prosperity, peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.
Deputy Prime Minister visits US Politics

Deputy Prime Minister visits US

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem has made a two-day visit to the US at the invitation of US Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton.
Society

Caodaists host annual grand banquet

More than 100,000 Cao Dai pilgrims flocked to the Cao Dai Church in southern Tay Ninh province for an annual grand banquet of the Dieu Tri Palace on Oct. 3.