Vietnam hopes for stronger partnership with US: PM Business

Vietnam hopes for stronger partnership with US: PM

Vietnam always considers the US one of its most important partners and wishes to continue developing its comprehensive partnership with the country, especially in economic, trade, and investment cooperation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told US officials.
Vietnamese, Malaysian foreign ministers hold virtual talks Politics

Vietnamese, Malaysian foreign ministers hold virtual talks

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held virtual talks with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on October 23 during which the two officials agreed to increase the bilateral exchange of views and with other ASEAN member states on regional and international issues, including the East Sea.
PM attends ASEAN Smart Cities Summit & Expo Politics

PM attends ASEAN Smart Cities Summit & Expo

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc addressed the plenary session of the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit 2020 in Hanoi on October 22. The event is held by the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission and the Ministry of Construction.
Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi Business

Franconomics 2020 kicks off in Hanoi

The international forum Franconomics, a multidisciplinary dialogue on important socio-economic topics of countries in the French-speaking community, opened in Hanoi capital on October 22.
Smart cities need smart planning: Experts Society

Smart cities need smart planning: Experts

Smart planning plays a key role in developing smart cities, experts told a workshop held in Hanoi on October 22 within the framework of the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit and Expo 2020.
ASEAN, UN officials gather at ministerial meeting World

ASEAN, UN officials gather at ministerial meeting

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the online ASEAN-United Nations Ministerial Meeting on October 21 with the participation of ASEAN foreign ministers, the President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, and the UN Secretary-General.
Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement World

Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is set to be signed next month at the 4th RCEP Summit during the 37th ASEAN Summit in Vietnam in mid-November, Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak has said.
Vietnamese, Japanese PM hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Japanese PM hold talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his visiting Japanese counterpart Suga Yoshihide agreed on major orientations and measures to further deepen bilateral extensive strategic partnership, during their talks in Hanoi on October 19.
Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19 ASEAN

Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19

Senior experts from the East Asia Summit (EAS) have gathered at an online meeting to discuss cooperation orientations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, co-chaired by Vietnam, as the Chair of ASEAN and EAS 2020, and Indonesia as the Chair of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development (SOMHD).
37th ASEAN Summit slated for mid-November Politics

37th ASEAN Summit slated for mid-November

The 37th ASEAN Summit is expected to take place in mid-November, and as ASEAN Chair this year, Vietnam is joining other member countries to actively prepare for this important event, according to Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang.
Fourth meeting of ACC Working Group on Public Health Emergencies ASEAN

Fourth meeting of ACC Working Group on Public Health Emergencies

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the ASEAN SOM of Vietnam, the ASEAN Chair 2020, chaired the fourth meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) on October 14 via a video conference.
35th ASEAN-Japan Forum held online ASEAN

35th ASEAN-Japan Forum held online

The 35th ASEAN-Japan Forum was held online on October 14 under the chair of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori.