PM affirms Vietnam’s foreign policy of stronger cooperation with UN

Updated at 08:32:31 10/18/2017 (Views: 33)

Promoting effective cooperation with the United Nations (UN) is always a top priority of Vietnam’s foreign policies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while addressing a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s membership to the UN in Hanoi on October 17.

  • Binh Thuan farmer among 87 outstanding Vietnamese farmers honored in Hanoi

    Updated at 11:00:41 10/17/2017 (Views: 8)

    BTO- A programme “Pride of Vietnamese farmers during 30 years of reform” was held in Hanoi on October 14 on the occasion of the 87th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union.

  • Vietnam calls for UN’s poverty reduction support

    Updated at 10:41:15 10/16/2017 (Views: 16)

    Vietnam has called on the United Nations to assist the country in poverty reduction via resources supply, policy consultation and offering linkage with international financial institutions.

  • Vietnamese Ambassador visits Washington

    Updated at 15:23:04 10/13/2017 (Views: 18)

    Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh has paid a visit to the State of Washington, during which he met Governor Jay Inslee, worked with leaders of Boeing and joined talks with businesses from Seattle and surrounding areas.

  • Binh Thuan Youth Union convenes 12th congress for the tenure 2017-2022

    Updated at 10:25:54 10/13/2017 (Views: 19)

    BTO – On  October 12th morning, the Ho Chi Minh communist Youth Union of Binh Thuan province (BTHCYU) officially opened its 12th Congress for the tenure 2017-2022 at the provincial Conventional Center. The Congress convened 260 delegates representing for over 61,000 youth union members all over the province.

  • Facility preparations for APEC leaders’ week completed

    Updated at 08:29:14 10/13/2017 (Views: 18)

    All facility preparations, including hotels, a conference centre and a media centre, for the APEC Economic Leaders' Week have been basically completed, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang stated in a regular press conference in Hanoi on October 12.

  • Vietnam to disband regional steering committees in bid to downsize public sector

    Updated at 08:59:13 10/12/2017 (Views: 15)

    The steering committees for the Northwestern, Southwestern and Central Highlands regions will be dissolved as part of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s efforts to downsize and streamline its political apparatus.

  • Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung meets ExxonMobil Vice President

    Updated at 08:17:54 10/11/2017 (Views: 19)

    Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the National Oil and Gas Group, and the US’s ExxonMobil to speed up negotiations on the development and utilisation of the Ca Voi Xanh (Blue Whale) gas field.

  • Vietnam’s candidacy for UNESCO chief shows sense of responsibility

    Updated at 14:33:33 10/10/2017 (Views: 18)

    Vietnam’s candidacy for the post of UNESCO Director-General demonstrates the country’s sense of responsibility to the international community, even though its candidate did not receive many votes in the first round of voting in Paris on October 9.

  • Vietnam backs world efforts to fight terrorism

    Updated at 14:13:20 10/06/2017 (Views: 35)

    Vietnam will continue its efforts to expand cooperation with other countries and support the international community’s efforts to counter terrorism and extremism on the basis of respecting the UN Charter and international law.

  • Party Central Committee opens with broad reform agenda

    Updated at 10:46:31 10/05/2017 (Views: 25)

    In a wide ranging policy speech yesterday, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong laid out key areas for reform, ranging from the country’s growth model and State budget, to bad debts and population control. 

  • Party chief requests stronger Vietnam-Laos trade, connectivity

    Updated at 09:28:22 10/04/2017 (Views: 35)

    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the Governments of Vietnam and Laos to work out measures to increase two-way trade and boost connectivity in economy, transport infrastructure and energy

  • Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman

    Updated at 07:58:44 10/03/2017 (Views: 38)

    Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly for 2018-2019.

  • PM holds policy dialogue with leading private groups

    Updated at 20:58:26 09/30/2017 (Views: 30)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a policy dialogue with 14 chairmen and general directors from leading private groups in Hanoi on September 30.

  • Province’s leader hailed Japanese INOUE Calcium company

    Updated at 11:15:51 09/28/2017 (Views: 33)

    BTO – Secretary of Binh Thuan provincial Party committee Nguyen Manh Hung on Wednesday (September 27th) met with a working group from Japan’s Inoue Calcium company which arrived in a tour to introduce their grape variety in an investment intention in Bac Binh hi-tech agricultural zone.

  • Government resolved to develop Mekong Delta sustainably

    Updated at 16:00:56 09/27/2017 (Views: 34)

    The Government aims to develop the Mekong Delta sustainably and prosperously, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed. 

  • PM takes helicopter tour of climate change-hit areas in Mekong Delta

    Updated at 08:36:55 09/27/2017 (Views: 32)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc took a helicopter tour of areas hit by climate change in the Mekong Delta on September 26.

  • Vietnamese, Hungarian PMs affirm valuing ties during talks

    Updated at 08:27:24 09/26/2017 (Views: 41)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban following a welcome ceremony in Hanoi on September 25, affirming that Vietnam always treasures developing ties with traditional friends in the Central and Eastern Europe, including Hungary as a priority partner. 

  • Solidifying traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary

    Updated at 14:35:10 09/25/2017 (Views: 32)

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his spouse have arrived in Hanoi, beginning their official three-day visit to Vietnam, made at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • Officers of Vietnam, China central military commissions hold talks

    Updated at 10:34:15 09/25/2017 (Views: 41)

    Vice Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defence Minister of Vietnam Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich had talks with Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission Fan Changlong on September 24 as part of the fourth Vietnam-China border defence friendship exchange.

  • Vietnam’s integration achievements highlighted at the UN General Assembly debate

    Updated at 11:23:22 09/24/2017 (Views: 58)

    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh emphasised Vietnam’s proactive international integration at the General Debate of the 72nd Session at the UN General Assembly in New York on September 22.

  • Slovakia vows to promote EU-VN relations

    Updated at 15:36:18 09/22/2017 (Views: 36)

    Slovakian PM Robert Fico affirmed that Slovakia vigorously backs the cooperative ties between the EU and Viet Nam, including the early signing and ratification of the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

  • Embassy works to ensure safety for Vietnamese in Mexico

    Updated at 08:25:16 09/22/2017 (Views: 43)

    he Embassy of Vietnam in Mexico is making all-out effort to maintain contacts with and provide needed citizen protection measures for the Vietnamese living and working in Mexico, which has severely hit by a powerful earthquake, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said

  • PM urges US financial investment in Vietnam

    Updated at 08:32:18 09/21/2017 (Views: 49)

    Vietnam wants to attract more investment from the US, especially in finance, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told former US Secretary of the Treasury Tymothy Geithner, who is President of Warburg Pincus during a reception in Hanoi on September 20.

  • Defence industry asked to create exportable products

    Updated at 16:34:35 09/20/2017 (Views: 38)

    The defense industry should apply the latest scientific and technological advances to design and manufacture competitive products that are eligible for export, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hails ADB’s assistance

    Updated at 08:28:23 09/20/2017 (Views: 52)

    Vietnam always sees the Asian Development Bank (ADB) one of the leading sponsors with important contributions to the country's socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said

  • Vietnam always treasures ties with China: Party chief

    Updated at 08:27:57 09/19/2017 (Views: 30)

    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has assured Liu Yunshan, Politburo Standing Committee member and Secretary of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee that Vietnam attaches special importance to ties with China.

  • VN expects to boost comprehensive cooperation with EU

    Updated at 11:09:06 09/15/2017 (Views: 35)

    The Government chief made the above statement at reception for European Parliament’s Committee for International Trade (INTA) delegation led by INTA Chairman Bernd Lange in Ha Noi on Thursday.

  • PM: Vietnam treasures traditional relations with Azerbaijan

    Updated at 08:30:47 09/14/2017 (Views: 31)

    The Government and people of Vietnam always attach importance to maintaining and strengthening traditional relations with Azerbaijan, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told visiting Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on September 13.

  • PM lauds Japanese ambassador’s efforts to boost bilateral ties

    Updated at 08:07:19 09/13/2017 (Views: 60)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the close coordination of the Japanese embassy and ambassador in promoting the bilateral relations over the past years during a meeting with Japanese Ambassador Kuinio Umeda in Hanoi on September 12.

  • NA Standing Committee gave directions on the draft Law on Special Economic Zone

    Updated at 15:59:47 09/12/2017 (Views: 28)

    The National Assembly Standing Committee opened their 14th session yesterday, with discussion centred on the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units, which will be submitted to the National Assembly (NA) in October.