Vietnam-Australia defence consultation expected to boost cooperation

Updated at 09:22:06 08/15/2018 (Views: 10)

The 12th Vietnam – Australia defence cooperation consultation, which will cover a wide range of issues, is expected to boost ties between the two defence ministries, said Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh.

  • President presents appointment decisions to new ambassadors

    Updated at 07:55:41 08/10/2018 (Views: 18)

    President Tran Dai Quang presented appointment decisions to 16 ambassadors of foreign countries for the 2018-2021 tenure, at a ceremony in Hanoi, on August 9.

  • NA Standing Committee convenes 26th session

    Updated at 07:50:16 08/10/2018 (Views: 17)

    The 26th session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 8 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

  • President receives new foreign ambassadors

    Updated at 10:34:49 08/08/2018 (Views: 18)

    President Tran Dai Quang on August 7 hosted separate receptions for the new ambassadors from Chile, the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Poland, Gambia, Uganda, Nepal, Jamaica, Guatemala and Botswana as they came to present their credentials to the State leader.

  • Binh Thuan: 1 unit, 1 person awarded Hero of People’s Armed Forces titles

    Updated at 10:26:28 08/08/2018 (Views: 19)

    BTO-A ceremony was solemnly held by the provincial Military Command on August 3 to confer and bestow posthumously the titles of Hero of People’s Armed Forces on the Logistics Department (directly under the provincial Military Command) and Mr.Nguyen Hinh (code name “Ong gia dong rom”).

  • Policies take effect in August

    Updated at 15:07:29 08/07/2018 (Views: 20)

    A range of policies on educational links with foreign educational establishments, cooperation and association in the production and sale of farm produce and gas business come into effect since August 1. 

  • Vietnam committed to building strong ASEAN Community

    Updated at 10:19:47 08/07/2018 (Views: 19)

    Vietnam is committed to closely coordinating with the ASEAN Secretariat and other member states in building a strong ASEAN Community, said Vietnam’s new Permanent Representative to ASEAN Tran Duc Binh on August 6.

  • Vietnam, Thailand step up political, security cooperation

    Updated at 10:16:44 08/07/2018 (Views: 19)

    Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. To Lam on August 6 hosted a reception for Secretary-General of the National Security Council (NSC) of Thailand Gen. Wanlop Rugsanaoh, who came to Vietnam to co-chair the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-Thailand Joint Working Group (JWG) on politics and security. 

  • VN, Japan firms seek connection in agro-fishery, food trade

    Updated at 10:34:02 08/03/2018 (Views: 22)

    A business networking programme for Vietnamese and Japanese businesses in agro-fishery and food sectors took place in Hanoi on August 2.

  • Vietnam PM asks for criteria to assess economic reform

    Updated at 08:48:53 08/03/2018 (Views: 21)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for a set of criteria to evaluate the economic restructuring effort during the 2016-2020 period in order to make Vietnam’s economic growth more sustainable.

  • 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting opens in Singapore

    Updated at 16:00:17 08/02/2018 (Views: 18)

    The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-51) officially opened in Singapore on August 2, with the participation of foreign ministers from the 10 member countries.

  • Vietnam sends greetings to Singapore over 45-year ties

    Updated at 08:57:56 08/01/2018 (Views: 23)

    President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc have sent their Singaporean counterparts, President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, letters of greetings on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations (August 1).

  • Vietnam, Israel seek cooperation in cyber security

    Updated at 14:59:13 07/31/2018 (Views: 28)

    Representatives of Vietnamese and Israeli businesses shared their experience in cyber security at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30.

  • PM orders stricter measures to prevent massive scrap imports

    Updated at 10:38:02 07/26/2018 (Views: 30)

    Illegal scrap importers will face prosecution as part of the efforts to prevent massive scrap imports to Vietnam, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting on July 25.

  • VULAA honoured with Gold Star Order

    Updated at 08:38:30 07/26/2018 (Views: 29)

    The Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations (VULAA) held a solemn ceremony in Hanoi on July 25 to celebrate its 70th anniversary (1948-2018) and receive the Gold Star Order, the Party and State's highest decoration.

  • PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Speaker of Australian lower house

    Updated at 15:19:43 07/25/2018 (Views: 31)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting in Hanoi on July 24 with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia Tony Smith, who said his country will keep assisting Vietnam in the latter’s development process.

  • Vietnam expresses sympathy with Laos over losses in dam collapse

    Updated at 15:18:33 07/25/2018 (Views: 29)

    Top leaders of Vietnam have expressed sympathy with their Lao counterparts over the great losses in humans and property caused by the collapse of Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in the Lao province of Attapeu on July 23.

  • Top legislator holds talks with Australian House of Representatives Speaker

    Updated at 08:46:52 07/24/2018 (Views: 40)

    Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia Tony Smith held talks in Hanoi on July 23, seeking ways to solidify the countries’ relations in a number of aspects.

  • Japanese firms demand Vietnam’s skilled workforce: JETRO Chairman

    Updated at 10:29:53 07/20/2018 (Views: 49)

    Japanese enterprises in Vietnam are looking to employ a large number of high-quality staff, revealed Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).

  • Deputy PM sends sympathies to China over flood consequences

    Updated at 08:16:19 07/20/2018 (Views: 38)

    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 18 sent his sympathies to Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi over serious human and property losses caused by recent floods in the country.

  • Vietnam’s top legislator hosts Lao NA Vice Chairman

    Updated at 08:37:12 07/18/2018 (Views: 77)

    Vietnamese and Lao legislative bodies should further enhance cooperation and share experience in building the institutional and legal systems, as well as supervising the execution of laws, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on July 17.

  • Grassroots democracy helps tap people’s potential, creativity: Party leader

    Updated at 14:44:47 07/17/2018 (Views: 67)

    The implementation of regulations on grassroots democracy has helped tap the potential and creativity of the people in dealing with issues of localities and the country, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said at the national conference on grassroots democracy on July 16.

  • Vietnam calls for science-technology experts

    Updated at 13:54:23 07/13/2018 (Views: 55)

    Vietnam continues the call for more incentives for experts, scientists, as well as domestic and international enterprises to accompany Vietnam in its adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 12.

  • Prime Minister chairs meeting on special administrative-economic units

    Updated at 14:59:47 07/11/2018 (Views: 50)

    The National Steering Committee for Construction of Special Administrative-Economic Units convened a meeting in Hanoi on July 10 under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the committee.

  • Vietnam joins FAO’s Agreement on Port State Measures

    Updated at 14:47:09 07/10/2018 (Views: 61)

    The Vietnamese Government has agreed to join the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to prevent and fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

  • Party chief receives US Secretary of State

    Updated at 14:49:32 07/09/2018 (Views: 51)

    General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on July 8.

  • Vietnam to host 35th ASEAN Social Security Association meeting

    Updated at 07:44:02 07/06/2018 (Views: 49)

    The 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting will take place from September 17 – 21 in Nha Trang, the resort city of Khanh Hoa in central Vietnam.

  • Vietnam’s Consumer Confidence Index at highest score: survey

    Updated at 09:24:35 07/05/2018 (Views: 68)

    Vietnam ranked the fourth most optimistic country globally with a rise of 9 points on the Consumer Confidence Index in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the last quarter of 2017, thanks to increased positivity about local job prospects and the state of personal finances.

  • Top Lao leader pays five-day visit to Vietnam

    Updated at 10:40:23 07/04/2018 (Views: 42)

    General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith and his spouse are on a visit to Vietnam from July 3-7 at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang.

  • Presidential Office announces order to promulgate seven laws

    Updated at 10:27:14 06/29/2018 (Views: 48)

    The Presidential Office on June 28 announced President Tran Dai Quang’s order to promulgate seven laws, including the laws on cyber security, national defence, denunciation and competition.

  • Promoting Vietnam’s tourism products in Czech Republic

    Updated at 10:22:25 06/29/2018 (Views: 66)

    A tourism promotion programme was held in the Czech capital of Prague on June 27, aiming to showcase Vietnam’s popular tourist attractions and unique traditional arts.