Monthly Archives: March 2018

International press briefing on GMS-6 Summit’s outcomes

The sixth Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS-6) Summit wrapped up successfully with many key documents ratified, including the Joint Statement of the sixth GMS Summit, the Hanoi Action Plan for 2018-2022 and the Regional Investment Framework 2022. Prime Min...

Top diplomats of South Korea, Japan discuss North Korea, bilateral relations

The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan discussed the North Korea nuclear problem, bilateral ties and other issues of mutual concern. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had a phone discussion with her Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono, late in the day.

PM hosts banquet for GMS6 – CLV10 delegates

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse hosted a banquet on Friday evening in Hanoi for delegates attending the sixth Greater Mekong Sub-region Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10).In his welcomi...

Palestinian President Abbas calls on UN to protect Palestinians

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations on Friday to take measures to protect Palestinians after Israeli forces opened fire on a huge protest in Gaza, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 1,400. Abbas

Vietnam, Cuba look towards more practical, effective relations

Vietnam and Cuba discussed ways to make their special ties more practical and effective with the focus on promising sectors such as economics, trade, investment, construction, agriculture, aquaculture and green energy.It was among key points Deputy Pri...

Brussels to close all nuclear power plants by 2025

The government of Belgium has endorsed an energy strategy, confirming its plan to shut down all nuclear power plants (NPP) in the country by 2025.The bill on the NPPs' closure is to be submitted to the Council of Ministers by

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong wraps up State visit to Cuba

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam left Santiago de Cuba on Friday evening (local time), successfully wrapping up a State visit to Cuba. Earlier the sa...

Agri-tourism development in Vietnam prioritized

The General Administration of Tourism and the Rural Today newspaper have jointly held a workshop to leverage agri-tourism based on products and markets. Speaking in the event in Friday, delegates confirmed positive outcomes from agricultural tourism in...

China urges US to rethink on trade protectionism

China on Friday called on U.S. decision makers to seriously weigh up the value of its unilateral trade protectionism.Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang made the call at a daily press briefing, commenting on recent remarks made by U.S. Ambass...

GMS-6 Summit closes with approval of Hanoi Action Plan

The sixth Greater Mekong Sub-Region Summit (GMS-6) wrapped up on Saturday with the approval of the Joint Statement of the sixth GMS Summit, the Hanoi Action Plan and the GMS Regional Investment Framework 2022. With the theme Leveraging 25 years