• Student sponsorship programme helps promote Vietnam-Cambodia friendship
    Student sponsorship programme helps promote Vietnam-Cambodia friendship

    Starting 10 years ago with the engagement of 12 families who sponsored 34 Cambodian students in Vietnam, the “sowing the seeds of friendship” programme has now attracted more than 100 families, organisations and individuals supporting nearly 500 students from the neighbouring country, according to Vice President of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association Le Tuan Khanh.

  • Associations holds Vietnam-Cambodia gathering for friendship, cooperation
    Associations holds Vietnam-Cambodia gathering for friendship, cooperation

    The Vietnam-Cambodia and Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Associations convened the 5th gathering for friendship and cooperation between the two peoples in the southeastern province of Binh Phuoc on November 6.

  • Swiss-Vietnam Association and VUFO Discuss Exchange of Delegation
    Swiss-Vietnam Association and VUFO Discuss Exchange of Delegation

    At the meeting, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga confirmed that VUFO always appreciates the special affection that Ms. Anjuska Weil, President of the Swiss-Vietnam Association, has for the country and people of Vietnam, and that she looks forward to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Swiss-Vietnamese Association.

  • Anniversary of Vietnam – Algeria diplomatic ties marked in Hanoi
    Anniversary of Vietnam – Algeria diplomatic ties marked in Hanoi

    The Vietnam – Algeria Friendship Association (VAFA) hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on October 27 to celebrate the 60th founding anniversary of the Vietnam – Algeria diplomatic ties (October 28, 1962-2022).

  • Culture, Friendship Exchange Between Vietnam and Bulgaria
    Culture, Friendship Exchange Between Vietnam and Bulgaria

    On the occasion of the 68th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day (October 10, 1954 - October 10, 2022) and the 114th anniversary of the Independence Day of Bulgaria (September 22, 1908 - September 22, 2022), Vietnam - Bulgaria Friendship Association of Hanoi organized the "Hanoi's Autumn" friendship exchange, the first activity of the Vietnam - Bulgaria "Hanoi's Autumn" program.

  • 60th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations celebrated in Ha Tinh
    60th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations celebrated in Ha Tinh

    The central province of Ha Tinh, which borders two Lao provinces, on August 30 held a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 – 2022) and 45 years of the Vietnam – Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 – 2022).

  • 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.

  • Video: National Buddhist Congress opens in Hanoi
    Video: National Buddhist Congress opens in Hanoi

    The 9th National Buddhist Congress opened in Hanoi on November 28, with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attending.

  • Three factors keep Vietnam’s economy humming along
    Three factors keep Vietnam’s economy humming along

    Infrastructure investment, trade environment and competitive wages are three factors that keep Vietnam’s economy humming along and its growth numbers positive, according to an article published on the vietnam-briefing.com.

  • Ugandan President concludes Vietnam visit
    Ugandan President concludes Vietnam visit

    President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and a high-ranking delegation of Uganda left Hanoi on November 25 evening, concluding an official visit to Vietnam from November 23 at the invitation of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • Party official hosts leader of Germany’s Left Party
    Party official hosts leader of Germany’s Left Party

    The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) attaches great importance to cooperation with ruling and political parties of countries, including the exchange of theories and policies, Politburo member and Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Nguyen Xuan Thang has told Secretary General of the Left Party of Germany Tobias Bank.

  • Vietnam striving to teach human rights at all-level educational institutes by 2025
    Vietnam striving to teach human rights at all-level educational institutes by 2025

    Knowledge about human rights will be put into the curriculum of all the educational institutes by 2025, heard a press briefing by the Ministry of Information and Communications’ Department of External Affairs and Human Rights on November 17.

  • Vietnamese with disabilities enjoy equal, full rights
    Vietnamese with disabilities enjoy equal, full rights

    Over the years, ensuring rights for people with disabilities has received great attention from the Party and State. There are now numerous policies and legal regulations providing favourable conditions for them to enjoy equal rights to politic, economic, cultural and social activities, stablise their lives, and integrate into the community.

  • Students top global programming challenge
    Students top global programming challenge

    Three Vietnamese have topped the global ranking of the IEEEXtreme Programming Competition, a global challenge that brought thousands of students from around the world together into a 24-hour event.

  • NA adopts resolution on 2023 socio-economic development plan
    NA adopts resolution on 2023 socio-economic development plan

    The National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution on the 2023 socio-economic development plan during its fourth session in Hanoi on November 10, with 93.37% of votes.

  • East Sea conference highlights peace, recovery
    East Sea conference highlights peace, recovery

    The 14th international conference on the East Sea, themed ‘Peaceful Sea-Solid Recovery’, convened in the central city of Da Nang on November 16, with the participation of nearly 40 speakers from close to 20 nations worldwide.

  • ASEAN, China working on second draft of COC
    ASEAN, China working on second draft of COC

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are now working on the second draft of the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), according to the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.

  • ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea: spokesperson
    ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea: spokesperson

    The joint working group of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held their 37th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) in Cambodia on October 1-3, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

  • Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty popularised at Osaka fair
    Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty popularised at Osaka fair

    Vietnam has arranged a booth designated to popularise the protection of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos at a Vietnamese food and consumer goods fair in Osaka, Japan.