PM Phuc highlights Vietnam, Japan as extensive strategic partners

Vietnam and Japan are extensive and strategic partners and enjoy close-knit relations at the governmental and local levels, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said during a reception for Governor of Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture Mitazono Satoshi in Hanoi on October 16.

Deputy Defence Minister hosts UK defence attachés

Outgoing UK defence attaché Col. David Houghton and his successor Col. Beatrix V.H. Walcot were given a reception in Hanoi on October 14 by Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.

PM praises Lao Ambassador’s contributions to boosting ties with Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated outgoing Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane on fulfilling his assigned tasks and receiving a first-class Labour Order of the Vietnamese Party and State in recognition of his contributions to fostering bilateral ties.

NA Vice Chairman welcomes EU business official

National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien affirmed Vietnam’s willingness to give support to investors in the country during a reception in Hanoi on October 7 for Chairman of the EU – ASEAN Business Council Donald Kanak.

Government leader hails plan to launch Prague- Hanoi air route

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc rejoiced at the Czech Republic’s plan to launch a Hanoi-Prague direct air route at a reception on October 1 for visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Jan Hamacek.

Deputy PM hosts CEO of Lotte Asset Development

The Vietnamese Government is ready to offer favourable conditions for investors, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung at a reception in Hanoi on September 23 for CEO of Lotte Asset Development Lee Kwang Young.

State Audit Office of Vietnam, World Bank to boost cooperation

Officials of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) and the World Bank (WB) have discussed cooperation in the fields of shared concern at a recent meeting that was part of the SAV delegation’s working visit to the US from August 27 to 30.

Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt celebrates ASEAN’s anniversary

The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt held a ceremony in Cairo on August 29 to celebrate the 52nd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (August 8).

Vietnam values strategic partnership with Thailand: NA leader

Vietnam always attaches great importance to the reinforcement and development of the strategic partnership with Thailand, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said during talks with Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai in Bangkok on August 27.

Party delegation visits Turkey to boost bilateral ties

A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Politburo member Truong Thi Mai, head of the CPV Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission, paid a visit to Turkey from August 21-25 at the invitation of the host Government.

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Committee 701) in building cooperation plans for both short- and long-terms.

New Zealand helps Vietnamese officials boost English skills

The New Zealand Government is sponsoring a four-week English language training course for Vietnamese officials in preparation for the country’s ASEAN chairmanship in 2020.

Vietnam attends International Army Games in Russia

A delegation of officers and soldiers from the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) are competing at the International Army Games 2019 that opened in Moscow on August 3.

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