• Sympathies extended to Australia over wildfires
    Sympathies extended to Australia over wildfires

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 6 sent sympathies to his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison over massive fires which has caused huge losses to the country.

  • Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods
    Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 6 extended sympathies to Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over recent flooding triggered by heavy rains in West Java.

  • Mrs. Jerilyn Brusseau: 25- year cooperation creates a miracle
    Mrs. Jerilyn Brusseau: 25- year cooperation creates a miracle

    In her recent visit to Vietnam, Jerilyn Brusseau, founder of PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN) expressed her delight to be trusted by the Vietnamese people. According to Jerilyn, the friendship and peace achieved by Vietnam and US is truly a miracle and the motivation to look forward to the future.

  • Cuba's 61st Liberation Day marked in Hanoi
    Cuba's 61st Liberation Day marked in Hanoi

    The Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Association on December 31 held a gathering to mark the 61st Liberation Day (January 1, 1959) of Cuba in Hanoi .

  • Vietnam - India Friendship Association of Binh Duong established
    Vietnam - India Friendship Association of Binh Duong established

    The first congress of the Vietnam - India Friendship Association of Binh Duong province was held recently.

  • Malaysia’s Independence Day celebrated in HCM City
    Malaysia’s Independence Day celebrated in HCM City

    A get-together to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Malaysia’s Independence Day (August 31) was held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) in the city on September 9.

  • Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association of Nghe An province to implement 5 key tasks
    Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association of Nghe An province to implement 5 key tasks

    Nghe An province’s Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association recently held the third congress for the 2019 – 2024 tenure. In the next 5 years, the Association will cooperate with Nghe An Union of Friendship Organizations to implement 5 key tasks which are: boosting external information propaganda, focusing on expanding the Association and recruiting more young members, updating the content and formats of people – to – people diplomacy, strengthening works with non – governmental organizations, and increase the Association’s budget.

  • HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association establishes a new branch
    HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association establishes a new branch

    A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11 to mark the 230th Bastille Day, or the National Day of France (July 14, 1789-2019). The HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association (VFFA) also presents the decision to establish a chapter in Children's Hospital 2.

  • National conference on external information held in Hanoi
    National conference on external information held in Hanoi

    A national conference was held in Hanoi on December 24, to review foreign information work in 2019 – including the publication of information on the sea, islands and land border demarcation – and to define orientations and tasks for 2020.

  • ASEAN, India back maintaining peace in East Sea
    ASEAN, India back maintaining peace in East Sea

    Bangkok (VNA) – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) appreciated India’s contributions to peace and stability in Southeast Asia at a summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 3.

  • PM attends 22nd ASEAN-China Summit
    PM attends 22nd ASEAN-China Summit

    Bangkok (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 22nd ASEAN-China Summit in Bangkok on November 3.

  • Vietnam willing to join hands with NAM members to deal with challenges
    Vietnam willing to join hands with NAM members to deal with challenges

    Vietnam will always adhere to principles and goals of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), and is willing to join hands with other member countries to foster intra-bloc solidarity and cope with challenges facing the movement in a comprehensive, timely and effective manner, said a senior official.

  • China’s activities in East Sea violate int’l laws: Russian experts
    China’s activities in East Sea violate int’l laws: Russian experts

    Moscow (VNA) – China’s recent activities in the East Sea are contrary to international laws, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982), experts highlighted at a conference held at the Russian Academy of Justice (RGUP) on November 1.

  • Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at sea
    Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at sea

    (VNA) - Vietnam has long been persistent and consistent in safeguarding its national sovereignty in the East Sea through peaceful measures on the basis of international law to maintain peace, stability, security and cooperation at sea for the legitimate interests of all parties.

  • China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ
    China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

    Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

  • India calls for compliance with international law in East Sea
    India calls for compliance with international law in East Sea

    New Delhi (VNA) – India on August 1 affirmed its “genuine and legitimate” interests in peace and stability in the East Sea, and called on relevant parties to abide by international law.