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Vietnam reaffirms its sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa islands
Vietnam’s submissions of diplomatic notes protesting China’s illegal claims over East Sea is a normal action to express the country’s standpoint and protect its legitimate rights and interests.
Foreigners can extend visas amid COVID-19 outbreak: spokeswoman
11:17 27/03/2020
Foreigners in Vietnam can make visa extension procedures at the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security in line with regulations, spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed.
Vietnam supports Czech Republic to repatriate citizens amidst COVID-19
10:35 27/03/2020
The CTK, a News Agency of the Czech Republic, quoted the Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Tomas Petricek as saying that a special flight had brought 204 Czech people and 82 citizens of 11 other European Union (EU) countries from Vietnam to Prague in the afternoon of March 25th.
Vietnam asks China to respect its sovereignty
21:08 26/03/2020
Vietnam requests China to respect its sovereignty and take no actions that escalate tensions and complicate the situation, affecting peace and stability in the East Sea and the region, as well as efforts of countries in negotiations of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Japanese outgoing ambassador honoured
12:11 26/03/2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh presented the Friendship Order to Japanese outgoing ambassador Umeda Kunio during a ceremony in Hanoi on March 25th.
ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2020 kicks off
10:31 25/03/2020
The ASEAN Foundation and the SAP Group have just officially announced that they will receive registrations for participation in the ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ASEANDSE) 2020, for university and college students aged 16 or above from 10 ASEAN member countries.
Vietnam, Laos foster sustainable relationship
10:16 25/03/2020
On March 22nd, the Party, State and people of Vietnam and the Party, State and people of Laos celebrated the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (March 22nd).
Japanese ambassador bids farewell to Vietnamese PM
09:59 25/03/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio in Hanoi on March 24th, highlighting the two countries’ stronger relations during the diplomat’s tenure.
PM sympathises with Japanese over loss caused by COVID-19
10:23 24/03/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 23rd sent a letter to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, expressing sympathies for the Japanese people over the losses caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 fight now Vietnam’s top priority: Deputy FM
17:24 21/03/2020
At the request of US Deputy Secretary of State Steven Biegun, Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on March 20th held phone talks with leading officials of the foreign ministries of the US, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and India on the situation of the COVID-19.