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Top legislators talk ways to cement Vietnam-RoK relations
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s NA Chung Sye-kyun discussed multiple issues regarding bilateral relations during talks in Hanoi on April 25th.
Personnel for National Committee on APEC 2017 completed
14:36 04/04/2017
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Chairman of the National Committee on APEC 2017, signed a decision on April 3rd on the completion of the committee’s personnel.
Vietnam highlights gender equality at IPU meeting
10:45 02/04/2017
Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau highlighted the significance of gender equality and women’s rights at the 275th meeting of the Executive Committee of the 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka on March 30th-31st.
Vietnam-Australia cooperation focuses on economic partnership
10:44 02/04/2017
The Vietnamese and Australia governments on March 31st held their High-Level Consultations on Development Co-operation to discuss results of their long-term development co-operation and the importance of its transformation into an economic partnership.
President of Swiss Council of States wraps up Vietnam visit
11:55 01/04/2017
President of Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger left Hanoi on March 31st, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Vietnam protests Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in Vietnam’s waters
22:10 30/03/2017
Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in waters around Ba Binh in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that Taiwan not to repeat such activity, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Hai Binh on March 30th.
Ho Chi Minh city awarded Lao Order
21:58 30/03/2017
The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee on March 29th held a ceremony to receive the first-class Development Order from Laos, as part of activities to mark the 55th year of Vietnam - Laos diplomatic relations (September 5th) and 40th year of the Vietnam - Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty (July 18th).
Top legislator expects more Swiss businesses to invest in Vietnam
09:56 30/03/2017
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has proposed Switzerland continue encouraging its businesses to invest in Vietnam, especially in the fields of finance, banking, insurance, high technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, farm produce processing, tourism, and restaurant-hotel services.
Increasing cooperation between Ho Chi Minh city and Laos’ Xiangkhouang province
19:06 29/03/2017
Nguyen Thanh Phong, 12th PCC member and Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee, on March 28th received a delegation from Laos’ Xiangkhouang province led by Somkot Mangnomek, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and the province’s Governor.
Ho Chi Minh city supports building of Fulbright University Vietnam
19:03 29/03/2017
During his reception for Thomas Vallely, President of the Trust for University Innovation in Vietnam (TUIV) and Director of the Vietnam Program at Harvard University, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong discussed issues relating to the project on building Fulbright University Vietnam.