Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Uong Chu Luu highlighted the time-honoured friendship between Vietnam and Cuba during his reception for Director for Asia and Oceania of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Alberto Blanco Silva in Hanoi on June 14.

President voices support for stronger Vietnam-India defence ties

The Party and State of Vietnam will create optimal conditions for the Vietnamese and Indian Defence Ministries to cooperate closely and effectively, thus deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, said President Tran Dai Quang.

Best works in external information service to be honoured on June 14

The National External Information Service awards ceremony 2017, the fourth of its edition, will take place at the headquarters of Vietnam News Agency in Hanoi on June 14.

NA passes two resolutions on June 12

The National Assembly passed a resolution approving the State budget balance in 2016 and another on the NA’s supervision programme for 2019 during its sitting in the morning of June 12.

More than 100 works win 12th National Press Awards

As many as 105 media works winning the 12th National Press Awards 2017 will be honoured at an award ceremony in Hanoi on June 21, the Vietnam Revolutionary Journalism Day.

Prime Minister’s trip to Canada enhances Vietnam’s position

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Hanoi on June 11, concluding his trip to Canada to attend the G7 Outreach Summit from June 8-10 and for a visit of Canada at the invitation of his Canadian counterpart Justine Trudeau.

Vietnam - Russia relationship reaches new height: Russian diplomat

The Vietnam - Russia relationship, with its good tradition of friendship, respect, deep trust and mutual assistance, has overcome many challenges and is reaching new heights, according to Russian Ambassador to Vietnam, Konstantin Vnukov.

PM meets world leaders in Canada

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has had bilateral meetings with leaders of many G7 nations and guest countries attending the G7 Outreach Summit in Quebec, Canada.

President meets with female deputies of 14th parliament

President Tran Dai Quang had a meeting with female deputies of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on June 7, an event marking 10 years since the establishment of the female NA deputies’ group of Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Danish PMs hold telephone talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Danish counterpart Lars Lokke Rasmussen expressed their delight at growing bilateral ties in diverse fields during their telephone conversation on June 6.

CPV official seeks stronger cooperative ties with KSCM

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM) should increase the exchange of information, work experience and delegations to strengthen cooperative ties, thus contributing to the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two nations, said a senior CPV official.

NA Chairwoman stresses effective use of investments in transport sector

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the Transport Ministry to use investments sourced from the State budget and mid-term government bonds effectively and in line with law.

Grand meeting marks 70 years of patriotic emulation appeal

A grand meeting was held in Hanoi on June 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s call for patriotic emulation on June 11, 1948.

Vietnam, Japan seek new development phase for ties

President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe have reached high consensus on major orientations and concrete measures to advance the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, practical and efficient manner.

Japanese media covers talks between President, Japanese PM

Japanese media on June 1 covered the talks between President Tran Dai Quang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a day ago, highlighting the agreements reached in multiple key areas.

Vietnam treasures ties with Japan: President

The Vietnamese Government and people always attach much importance to the relations with Japan, President Tran Dai Quang said during a meeting with the Japanese Emperor and Empress in Tokyo on May 30.

President Tran Dai Quang visits Japan’s Gunma prefecture

Right after his arrival in Japan on May 29 afternoon, President Tran Dai Quang and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam visited Gunma prefecture where about 7,000 Vietnamese people are living, studying and working.

President’s visit to strengthen extensive strategic partnership with Japan

The upcoming State visit to Japan by President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse from May 29 to June 2 is expected to bolster the already sound partnership between the two countries.

Japan attaches importance to President Tran Dai Quang’s visit: Ambassador

 Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Kunio Umeda has stated that Japan attaches importance to the upcoming State visit by President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse from May 29 to June 2 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.

Vietnam attaches importance to ties with Australia: Party chief

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong affirmed that Vietnam always attaches importance to strengthening its relations with Australia, during his meeting with visiting Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove in Hanoi on May 24.

Enterprises - motivation for development

(HBO) - Enterprises and economic sectors are asserting that they are the core force in economic development and social security guarantee. The enterprises of the province boldly structured and organized the linkages, seized new opportunities and shifted their investment to the fields with competitive advantages of the province.

Deputy FM: Vietnam values ASEAN-Australia strategic partnership

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung affirmed that Vietnam highly values ASEAN-Australia strategic partnership during the 30th ASEAN – Australia Forum held in Canberra, Australia from May 22-23.

Expanding the movement of "Farmers emulate excellent production and business, unite to help each other to enrich and reduce sustainable poverty”

(HBO) - The movement of "Farmers emulate excellent production and business, unite to help each other to enrich and reduce sustainable poverty" is one of the three big movements launched by the Vietnam Farmers Association. These movements are widely spreading, contributing to the improvement of the material life, the spirit of farmers, the promotion of socio-economic development in rural areas in the province.

HCM City learns from Tel Aviv’s experience in smart city building

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan had talks with Mayor of Tel Aviv Ron Huldai in the Israeli city on May 22 to discuss bilateral cooperation, especially in developing a smart city, high technology and start-up ecosystem.

Vietnam asks China to stop bomber drills in Hoang Sa

Vietnam requests China to immediately stop sending bombers to conduct drills in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.