The Diplomat: How Will Vietnam’s 2020 ASEAN Chairmanship Play Out?

Given its increasingly active role in ASEAN, Vietnam will have to address the full range of regional issues and this will be a great challenge as Vietnam officially takes over ASEAN's chairmanship in 2020, said an ar…

Vietnam, US boost trade and investment

Vietnam always treasures the comprehensive partnership with the US and hopes to lift bilateral relations to a new level, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a reception for US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross a…

Central region to be hit by powerful storm

Localities in Vietnam's south central coast are bracing against powerful Storm Nakri, the sixth typhoon from the East Sea this year, which is forecast to gain further strength while heading towards the region over …

Hanoi organizations to stop single-use plastics products from November

Hanoi authorities have asked all local organizations and agencies to refrain from using plastic bags and single-use plastics starting from this month.

A press conference this week was told that the municipal Peop…

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party's nomination for the US presidency.

He has filed paperwork ahead of a deadline for the Demo…

39 victims in Essex lorry tragedy confirmed as Vietnamese

All the 39 people found dead in a container truck in the UK last month are Vietnamese, the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and UK police announced Thursday.

The victims were from Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Nghe An, H…

39 victims in Essex lorry tragedy confirmed as Vietnamese

All the 39 people found dead in a container truck in the UK last month are Vietnamese, the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and UK police announced Thursday.

The victims were from Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Nghe An, H…

PM calls for building a government that serves, facilitates people

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Friday that 2019 is the second consecutive year that Vietnam has achieved all 12 targets.

Answering National Assembly deputies' questions, Prime Minister Phuc pointed out m…

Cabinet members questioned about e-government, fisheries

ICT and fisheries top the agenda of the National Assembly's Q and A session on Friday.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung talked about IT application and developing e-government: Vietnam…

PM sends condolences to families of UK container truck victims

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday sent his deepest condolences to the families of the 39 people found dead in a container truck in the UK.

The PM tasked relevant agencies to coordinate closely with UK author…