Vietnam always upholds principles, goals of UNCLOS: experts

Hanoi As a country with a coastline of more than 3,260km and thousands of islands, including Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Vietnam is aware of the importance of the sea and has always upheld the principles and goals of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982) while contributing to the implementation of the convention.…

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

Hanoi Vietnam has made contact with China to oppose its repeated serious violation and demand the country to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 16.…

Vice President receives German education official

Hanoi Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh affirmed that Vietnam always wants to develop strategic partnership with Germany, during a reception in Hanoi on August 16 for President of the Organisation for Supporting World University of Germany and member of the Council of Vietnamese � German University (VGU) Kambiz Ghawami.…

Top Lao leader receives officials of Party Central Committee’s Office

Vientiane General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith received a high-ranking delegation of the Office of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee in Vientiane on August 16.…

Quang Tri, Lao provinces agree to sign 2020-2022 cooperation agreement

Quang Tri High-ranking officials from the central province of Quang Tri and the Lao provinces of Savannakhet and Salavan agreed to sign a cooperation agreement for the 2020 � 2022 period during their talks in Quang Tri on August 16.…

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

HCM City The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) held a gathering on August 16 celebrating the National Day of Hungary (August 20).

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the municipal chapter of the Vietnam � Hungary Friendship Association Le Minh Triet said relationship between the city and Hungary is growing, with many projects bringing practical benefits to both sides.…

HCM City steps up multifaceted cooperation with Nagano

HCM City Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has expressed his hope that the city and Japan’s Nagano prefecture will have more specific cooperation programmes in the time ahead.…