• Fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival concludes
    Fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival concludes

    A ceremony was held in Laos’s Savannakhet province on September 29 to wrap up the fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival and celebrate the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Friendship and Solidarity Year, the 60th founding anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 45th of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation between the two countries.

  • Women of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia cooperate for green, sustainable development
    Women of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia cooperate for green, sustainable development

    A forum themed “Women of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia promote international cooperation and integration for green and sustainable development in a COVID-19 world” was held in a hybrid format in Hanoi, Vientiane (Laos) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia) on September 28.

  • Vietnam, Laos attach importance to people-to-people diplomacy: official
    Vietnam, Laos attach importance to people-to-people diplomacy: official

    Standing Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Tran Thanh Man highly appreciated the positive developments in people-to-people exchanges between the two countries during a reception held on September 27 for delegates who are attending the fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival in Vietnam's central province of Quang Tri.

  • Fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival opens in Quang Tri
    Fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival opens in Quang Tri

    The fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival opened in the central province of Quang Tri, which borders Laos’ Savannakhet and Salavan provinces, on September 28.

  • Slovak Constitution Day marked in HCM City
    Slovak Constitution Day marked in HCM City

    A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28 by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the municipal chapter of the Vietnam-Slovakia Friendship Association (VSFA HCM City) to mark the 30th anniversary of Slovak Constitution Day (September 1).

  • Association helps expand Hanoi’s development cooperation with US cities
    Association helps expand Hanoi’s development cooperation with US cities

    The Vietnam-US Friendship Association of Hanoi held its sixth congress for the 2022-2027 tenure on August 25, during which it defined major tasks for the new term with a focus placed on expanding cooperation between the two countries in education, cultural heritage preservation, health and tourism, as well as twinned relations between the capital and US cities.

  • Association maintains activities to promote Vietnam-France collaboration
    Association maintains activities to promote Vietnam-France collaboration

    The Vietnam-France Friendship Association in Hanoi will continue connecting and building cooperation programmes between the two countries, and helping boost the capital city’s new 2022-2027 tenure.

  • Vietnam, UK promote ties in various areas
    Vietnam, UK promote ties in various areas

    The Vietnam – UK Friendship Association of Hanoi held the fourth Congress on August 20 and set out orientations for the 2022-2027 tenure.

  • Party General Secretary receives Cuban Prime Minister
    Party General Secretary receives Cuban Prime Minister

    The Vietnamese Party, State and people always appreciate and are grateful for the support and assistance of their Cuban counterparts in the struggle for national liberation and construction, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has said.

  • Welcome ceremony held for Cuba Prime Minister
    Welcome ceremony held for Cuba Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 29 hosted an official welcome ceremony for his Cuban counterpart Manuel Marrero Cruz who is on an official friendship visit to Vietnam.

  • Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo
    Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo

    President Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that Vietnam always treasures the extensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan; considers Japan an important and long-term strategic partner.

  • UN backs Vietnam’s development priorities: Secretary-General
    UN backs Vietnam’s development priorities: Secretary-General

    The United Nations (UN) will continue paying attention to and support Vietnam's development priorities towards green and sustainable orientations, and just transition, especially in terms of financial access, UN Secretary-General Antonió Guterres told Vietnamese Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 23.

  • Vietnam is becoming a beacon in the region: The Brussels Times
    Vietnam is becoming a beacon in the region: The Brussels Times

    The Brussels Times of Belgium has run an article highlighting that Vietnam - a development partner of the EU in the Indo-Pacific - is becoming a beacon in the region with the capacity to control inflation and maintain economic growth at a high level despite turbulent international affairs.

  • Parents provided with extra skills to ensure child development
    Parents provided with extra skills to ensure child development

    To ensure that young children are developed physically, intellectually and spiritually and have equal access to comprehensive development care support services, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs is improving the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers.

  • Vietnam maintains efforts to fight IUU fishing
    Vietnam maintains efforts to fight IUU fishing

    Vietnam is striving to prevent, reduce and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in an effort to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning as part of a scheme on IUU fishing prevention and control by 2025.

  • Over 1,000 Vietnamese citizens tricked to work illegally in Cambodia rescued
    Over 1,000 Vietnamese citizens tricked to work illegally in Cambodia rescued

    Vietnam and Cambodia have saved over 1,000 Vietnamese citizens who have been tricked to work illegally in Cambodia, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang during a regular press conference in Hanoi on September 22.

  • AMM-55: Partners back ASEAN’s central role
    AMM-55: Partners back ASEAN’s central role

    Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the ASEAN Plus One, and ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meetings, and co-chaired the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Cambodia on August 4.

  • China requested to respect Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa archipelago
    China requested to respect Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa archipelago

    Vice Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang on July 21 stressed the demand that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.

  • National flag’s odyssey to Truong Sa islands
    National flag’s odyssey to Truong Sa islands

    A Vietnamese traveler carried a national flag across all continents worldwide, completing a 1,000-nautical-mile journey to Truong Sa (Spratly) islands, and the carrier’s dream came true. Tran Dang Dang Khoa, born in 1987 in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, is a well-known backpacker travelling around the globe by motorbike. It took him two years of preparation to navigate some 80,000 kilometres. He has set foot in 65 countries and territories in Asia, Europe, South America, North America, Australia, Antarctica, and Africa.

  • A journey toward national unity
    A journey toward national unity

    The nearly 1,000-nautical mile-long journey to Truong Sa and DK1 platform has had a huge impact on the over 40 expats returning from 17 countries around the world. The trip to Truong Sa archipelago and the continental shelf is a meaningful learning experience for all who take part. It is also an opportunity for OVs to meet and exchange with Vietnamese from around the world in Vietnam, which contributes to strengthen national unity.