Ambassador to Indonesia welcomed by Vice President Jusuf Kalla

Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Pham Vinh Quang on November 12 paid a courtesy visit to Vice President Jusuf Kalla who underlined the need for extra efforts to deepen win-win cooperation between the two countries.

NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty visits China

A delegation of Vietnam’s National Assembly led by Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty is paying an official visit to China from December 18-22, as a step to carry out cooperation agreements between the legislative bodies of the two countries.

All nations must adhere to 1982 UNCLOS: Ambassador

All countries, regardless of big or small, must have goodwill and responsibility to comply with regulations in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS), Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga has said at a plenum of the UN General Assembly.

State leader receives new ambassadors

On October 8, President Tran Dai Quang hosted the newly-accredited ambassadors from France, Canada, Qatar, Cyprus, Gambia, Croatia, and Turkmenistan who presented their credentials to him in Hanoi.

Vietnam opens honorary consulate in New Caledonia

Vietnam’s honorary consulate was inaugurated in New Caledonia on October 5 with Dinh Jean-Pierre as its Honorary Consul General.

Vietnamese rep. offices work to protect nationals' legitimate rights

Vietnam’s representative offices in Cambodia and Indonesia have worked to protect the legitimate rights of Vietnamese nationals living and working there, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Hai Binh said on August 4.

Vietnam-Lao border gets a facelift: conference

Vietnam and Laos have addressed all issues relating to their common border and reached consensus on border demarcation on documents and maps, and in the field.

Visa exemption – Lever for Vietnam’s tourism growth

After nearly one year of offering visa waivers for citizens from five Western European countries, travellers from these markets have been on the rise. For this reason, the visa exemption policy is considered a lever for Vietnam’s tourism growth.

Philippines arrests dozens of Vietnamese, Chinese fishermen

The Philippines announced on May 17 that its patrol force had arrested three Vietnamese fishing vessels and two from China for illegal fishing in the country’s waters.

Stamping fees for short-term visa to drop sharply

Since November 23, 2015, stamping fees on short-stay visa to Viet Nam will be reduced sharply from US$45 to US$25.

New regulations on investment abroad

The Government has issued a decree regulating procedures to invest abroad and State management over investments abroad.

Visa exemption for five nations in Western Europe

The Government has issued Resolution No. 46NQ-CP which declares visa exemption for citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italia when visiting Viet Nam.

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