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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.
Vietnam rejects China’s so-called “nine-dash line” in East Sea
11:47 21/03/2020
Vietnam rejects any maritime claims of China that are based on the so-called “nine-dash line” in the East Sea, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnam adjusts entry regulations based on non-discriminatory principles
17:49 20/03/2020
Adjustments to Vietnam’s entry regulations amid the rapid and complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic are based on the principle of non-discrimination, said spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on March 20th.
Vietnam - Cambodia border temporarily closed
17:06 20/03/2020
The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on March 19th sent an urgent diplomatic note to the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia on temporarily closing the border with Vietnam, which will be effective from 23h59 on March 20th.
ASEAN 2020: Vietnam proposes postponing 36th ASEAN Summit, related meetings
10:35 20/03/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 19th wrote to leaders of ASEAN countries and New Zealand proposing that the 36th ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-New Zealand Summit and related meetings, initially scheduled for April 8th-9th in Vietnam’s Da Nang city, be postponed until the end of June.
WHO thanks Vietnamese fighters of Covid-19
16:25 19/03/2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) in Vietnam sent its thanks to silent heroes joining the fight against Covid-19.
Ho Chi Minh city pledges to efficiently use Japan’s ODA funding
16:25 19/03/2020
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said Japan’s ODA funding helps increase the city's relationship with Japan as well as technologies and management experience from Japan.
Hanoi increases cooperation with Japanese partners
16:22 19/03/2020
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has appreciated the strict cooperation between the city and the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam in cultural, tourism and trade activities, together with the effective implementation of projects using Japan’s ODA in Hanoi.
Leading ASEAN, Vietnam turns challenges into opportunities to connect 10 countries: Korean newspaper
09:50 19/03/2020
Asiatoday, a major Korean newspaper, has recently published an article appreciating Vietnam's role in ASEANs development and solidarity, especially in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic spreading to many countries around the world.
Korean businesses present Covid-19 preventive equipment to Quang Ninh
19:08 18/03/2020
The Vietnam – Korea Businessmen and Investment Association (VKBIA) and the Korea Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (KORCHAM) has visited isolation areas for Covid-19 prevention in Quang Ninh province during the delegation’s trip to the province on March 17th.