PM holds bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders

PM holds bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders

5/20/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had bilateral meetings with leaders of Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday on the occasion of the Commemorative Summit to mark the 20th anniversary of ASEAN-Russia dialogue relations.

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International conference on US President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam

International conference on US President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam

5/19/2016 - 18:52

(VOVworld) - The US Department of State held a press conference in Washington DC on Thursday on President Barack Obama’s official visit to Vietnam from May 23rd to 25th. The event was attended by Daniel Kritenbrink, Senior Director for Asian Affairs under the National Security Council, and Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel from the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to attend ASEAN-Russia Dialogue

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to attend ASEAN-Russia Dialogue

5/19/2016 - 18:40

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Moscow on the afternoon of May 19 for Sochi to attend the Commemorative Summit to mark the 20th anniversary of ASEAN-Russia dialogue relations.

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Can Tho, a driving force of the Mekong Delta

Can Tho, a driving force of the Mekong Delta

5/19/2016 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held a working session with Can Tho city authorities on Thursday. While acknowledging the city’s socio-economic achievements, he urged the leaders to take appropriate measures to meet export targets, expand markets, and reform administrative and customs procedures to support business development.

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Vietnam creates conditions for Japanese businesses

Vietnam creates conditions for Japanese businesses

5/19/2016 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung received Fukui Hiroyuki, CEO of the Toyota Motor Corporation, in Hanoi on Thursday. Mr. Dung said Vietnam highly valued its economic and trade relations with Japan and has always created conditions and opportunities for Japanese investors to do business in the country. Vietnam expects that Japanese investors will assist in developing Vietnam’s...

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EgyptAir confirms nationalities of passengers onboard missing MS804

EgyptAir confirms nationalities of passengers onboard missing MS804

5/19/2016 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – On Thursday EgyptAir released information on the nationalities of the 56 passengers on board Flight MS804.

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Japan tightens security for G7 Summit and Obama’s visit

Japan tightens security for G7 Summit and Obama’s visit

5/19/2016 - 18:28

(VOVworld) – Japan will dispatch 23,000 police officers to guard the venue of the G7 summit, which opens next Thursday on Kashikojima Island, south of Mie prefecture, the National Police Agency said on Thursday.

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World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific visits Vietnam

World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific visits Vietnam

5/19/2016 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang received the World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Victoria Kwawka in Hanoi on Thursday. He said he hopes the bank will continue to support Vietnam in infrastructure development and climate change response. He also pledged to use funding for sustainable development effectively. Ms. Kwakwa said she believes cooperation between Vietnam and...

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Vietnam, Laos improve border management

Vietnam, Laos improve border management

5/19/2016 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – A conference was held in Hanoi on Thursday to publicize a project to reinforce border markers and legal documents on border management between Vietnam and Laos. Nguyen Anh Dung, deputy director of Vietnam’s National Border Committee, said: “People of the two countries should step up exchanges and cooperation, contributing to the special friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and...

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President meets former guards of President Ho Chi Minh

President meets former guards of President Ho Chi Minh

5/19/2016 - 17:50

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, President Tran Dai Quang met with 56 of President Ho Chi Minh’s former guards, who protected him from 1941 to 1969. He said that the Party, army, and people are implementing a movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morals, and style. He added that the President’s former guards should continue to set examples of...

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Deputy Prime Minister monitors saline intrusion, drought in Hau Giang province

Deputy Prime Minister monitors saline intrusion, drought in Hau Giang province

5/19/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue visited the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang this week to monitor socio-economic development and responses to saline intrusion and drought.

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Prime Minister asks for 10 billion USD in Vietnam-Russia trade by 2020

Prime Minister asks for 10 billion USD in Vietnam-Russia trade by 2020

5/19/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Vietnamese and Russian enterprises to raise two-way trade to 10 billion USD by 2020 at the Vietnam-Russia business forum in Moscow on Wednesday.

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Activities promote National Assembly and People’s Council elections

Activities promote National Assembly and People’s Council elections

5/19/2016 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - 45 black-and-white photos documenting President Ho Chi Minh’s involvement in activities of the National Assembly and People’s Council are on display in Quang Ngai province.

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Vietnam eyes closer links with US, Australia in law enforcement

Vietnam eyes closer links with US, Australia in law enforcement

5/19/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Minister of Public Security To Lam praised all-round cooperation between Vietnam and the US.

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China expresses support for US–DPRK direct talks

China expresses support for US–DPRK direct talks

5/19/2016 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - China says it supports direct talks between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

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Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung receives JICA representative and foreign investors

Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung receives JICA representative and foreign investors

5/19/2016 - 16:19

(VOVworld) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam has contributed greatly to boosting the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.

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US Secretary of State visits Egypt

US Secretary of State visits Egypt

5/19/2016 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss ways to renew the Middle East peace process.

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Montenegro to sign accession accord with NATO

Montenegro to sign accession accord with NATO

5/19/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - NATO will sign an accession agreement with Montenegro, paving the way for the small Balkan country to become the 29th member of the trans-Atlantic alliance, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday.

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Vietnam gains human rights achievements

Vietnam gains human rights achievements

5/19/2016 - 16:14

(VOVworld) - Former US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega issued a press release Wednesday in which he reaffirms his support for Vietnam and hails Vietnam’s achievements in human rights including freedom of the press, freedom of speech, freedom of association, freedom of religion, and prisoners’ rights.

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UN’s humanitarian aid convoy arrives at Damascus suburb

UN’s humanitarian aid convoy arrives at Damascus suburb

5/19/2016 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – On Wednesday, dozens of trucks carrying UN’s humanitarian aid entered the suburb of Syria’s capital city of Damascus, as part of an UN-sponsored deal to supply desperately-needed food and medicine to trapped areas.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam