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PM: Vietnam pledges to build united, self-reliant ASEAN
Vietnam is committed, along with other member countries, to build a united and self-reliant ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) today.
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Vietnam objects to China’s opening of cinema on Phu Lam island

China’s construction and opening of a cinema on Phu Lam island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over the archipelago, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.Go »
Vietnam Red Cross asked to continue ensuring social welfare

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) to continue promoting its role in ensuring the country’s social welfare at a working session with the association in Hanoi on July 19.Go »
Party leader leaves for State visit to Cambodia

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong left Hanoi in the morning of July 20 for a State visit to Cambodia from July 20-22Go »
Memorial site inaugurated to commemorate Gac Ma soldiers

A memorial site dedicated to 64 naval soldiers killed in the battle to defend Gac Ma island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago was inauguratedGo »
Government’s regular meeting discusses socio-economic situation in H1

Vietnam saw good socio-economic development indexes in the first six months of 2017, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed at the Government’s regular meeting on July 3.Go »
National Assembly’s third plenary session concludes

The third plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) closed in Hanoi on June 21 after one month of sitting, making decisions on the country’s important matters.Go »
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes John Kerry

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 20 for former US Secretary of State John Kerry, asking him to convey a message to President Donald Trump that there is no confrontation about trade between Vietnam and the US.Go »
RoK splashes out in Vietnam: KOTRA

The Republic of Korea topped the investor line-up in Vietnam with over 50 billion USD as of the end of 2016, according to statistics from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) released on June 12.Go »
Prime Minister meets Japanese entrepreneurs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met representatives of many major Japanese enterprises in Tokyo on June 5, part of his official visit to Japan.Go »
PM Phuc, President Trump talk ways to advance Vietnam-US ties

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US President Donald Trump discussed measures to develop the two countries’ relations in a more substantive manner during their talks at the White House, Washington DC, on May 31 (local time).Go »
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