Daily Archives: August 3, 2019

Deputy PM holds bilateral meetings on AMM-52 sidelines

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of India and Bangladesh Friday in the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings in Bangkok, Thailand. Minh an...

Int’l East-West Economic Corridor trade fair opens in Da Nang

The International East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) Trade and Tourism Fair opened in the central city of Da Nang on Friday. The fair features nearly 500 booths from more than 350 businesses in 18 cities and provinces, along with 11

North Korea confirms test-firing rocket launcher system

North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new multiple rocket launcher system on Friday to check its altitude control level flight performance, track changing capability, accuracy of hitting a target and warhead explosion...

UN urges Russia, US to extend New START treaty

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged the US and Russia to extend the so-called 'New Start' agreement to provide stability and the time to negotiate future arms control measures. He also expressed his regret over the US' exit

Vietnam attends 26th ASEAN Region Forum

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Bangkok on Friday, within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings. Speaking...

ASEAN voices concern over children’s plight in armed conflicts

ASEAN is deeply concerned about children's situation in armed conflicts, said Head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy on behalf of ASEAN at a an open debate held by the UN Security Council

National target program on new rural development reviewed

A conference was held in Hoa Binh province on Saturday to review the implementation of the new rural development program in the northern mountain region. In his address, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked for stronger efforts and

Bamboo Airways eyes to be first Vietnamese carrier to fly directly to US

Bamboo Airways makes no secret of its ambition to become the first airline in Vietnam to operate direct flights to the United States, the airline's Deputy Director General Truong Phuong Thanh said at a recent seminar. Bamboo Airways will be

Vietnam treasures ties with Ireland: PM

Vietnam attaches importance to promoting relations with Ireland, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told outgoing Irish Ambassador Cait Moran in Hanoi on Friday.The PM lauded effective contributions of the ambassador and the Irish Embassy to enhancing th...

Australia condemns China over disruptive activities in East Sea

The Australian government on Friday condemned China on recent activities in the East Sea, including interfering with Vietnam's oil and gas exploration. In a joint statement on Friday in Bangkok, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, US Secretary o...