Category Archives: General

Russia’s 28th National Day observed in Hanoi

The Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association and the Russian Embassy in Vietnam organized a ceremony in Hanoi on Wednesday to mark the 28th National Day of the Russian Federation.

Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vasilievich Vnukov said the two countries have diversified their comprehensive strategic partnership with new types of collaboration.…

Myanmar to Repatriate Rohingya Boat People, Return 12 to Bangladesh

Authorities in Myanmar have verified that nearly all of the more than 100 refugees who washed ashore in Rakhine state earlier this week after bad weather wrecked their boat are Rohingya from Myanmar, except for 12 who are Bangladeshi citizens and will be returned to their country, two government officials said Wednesday.…

Vietnam, New Zealand aim at 1.7 billion USD two-way trade

Vietnam and New Zealand have affirmed their determination to raise two-way trade to 1.7 billion USD by 2020.

At a ceremony on Tuesday to receive the credentials from the new Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand Ta Van Thong, New Zealand’s Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy praised the strong development of bilateral relations throughout the past 43 years since the two countries set up diplomatic ties in politics, security, economics, and people exchange.…

Prime Minister concludes attendance in G7 Outreach Summit and visit to Canada

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau reached consensus on measures to step up bilateral ties across the board during talks in Quebec, Canada, on Sunday.

Prime Minister Phuc thanked Prime Minister Trudeau for inviting Vietnam to attend the Group of Seven (G7) Outreach Summit and visit Canada, and applauded the significant contributions of host Canada to the G7 events.…

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc raises initiatives on global cooperation mechanism to reduce plastic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed establishing an expanded cooperation forum between the Group of Seven (G7) and coastal nations in combating climate change and sea level rise, and protecting the marine ecology.…

Quang Tri province approves more wind, solar power projects

The central province of Quang Tri has approved two wind and solar power projects with total investment of over 120 million USD.

With 12 turbines, the Huong Hiep 1 wind power project has a total capacity of 30MW.…

NA discusses draft resolution on law building program for 2019

At the ongoing 5th session, the National Assembly approved a draft resolution on the law building program for 2019 and amendments to the program for 2018.

At this session, the legislature is expected to approve 7 draft laws and comment on 11 others.…