Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda Society

Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda

The People’s Court of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has sentenced Nguyen Van Cong Em to five years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
DPRK leader hopes for stronger ties with Vietnam Politics

DPRK leader hopes for stronger ties with Vietnam

Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un has sent congratulations to Vietnam on the Southeast Asian nation’s 74th National Day, voicing his hope for stronger ties between the two countries.
Tourism sector reaps impressive outcomes in H1 Travel

Tourism sector reaps impressive outcomes in H1

The number of international visitors to Vietnam in the first six months of 2019 was estimated at 8.5 million, up 7.5 percent compared to the same period last year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said at a press conference on July 9.
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh meets Japanese, Lao leaders in Tokyo Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh meets Japanese, Lao leaders in Tokyo

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with leaders of the Japanese Government and parliament, along with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, on the sidelines of the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo on May 30.
Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement

Vietnam and Norway issued a joint statement on the official visit to Norway by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as well as agreements reached by the countries’ leaders during the visit.
USINDOPACOM Commander welcomed in Ho Chi Minh City Politics

USINDOPACOM Commander welcomed in Ho Chi Minh City

Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on April 17 for visiting Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson.
Vietnam, US hold 10th political, security, defence dialogue Politics

Vietnam, US hold 10th political, security, defence dialogue

The political, security and defence dialogue serves as an effective channel for information exchange helping promote Vietnam-US relations, said participants at the 10th annual political, security and defence dialogue in Washington DC, the US, on March 25.
Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks

Vietnam and Singapore have rooms for extensive engagements, particularly in the sea, high-quality workforce, and startup fields, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said during talks with his Singaporean counterpart Teo Chee Hean in Hanoi on March 22.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets economist Philipp Rosler Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets economist Philipp Rosler

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception on March 13 for economist Philipp Rosler, urging him to make further contributions to Vietnam’s socio-economic development, especially towards the development of the business community.