Category Archives: Governance

PM: EVFTA like an expressway bringing EU, Vietnam closer

  Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc chaired a video conference on August 6 regarding the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), during which he described the deal as a broad and modern expressway bringing the EU and Vietnam closer

All activities in Hoang Sa, Truong Sa without Vietnam’s permission void: Spokeswoman

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang highlighted Vietnam’s viewpoint that all activities in its Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos without permission of the country are void and not conducive to peace, security and stability in the

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh holds phone talk with US Secretary of State

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 6 held a phone talk with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on the Vietnam-US relations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.   Minh

500 ventilators donated for COVID-19 fight

The Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front hosted a ceremony on Wednesday to receive 500 ventilators worth more than 5 million USD from donors. The Front’s President Tran Thanh Man spoke highly of the donation. He urged all Vietnamese

Support program for persons with disabilities approved

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision approving a support program for persons with disabilities for the next decade. The program aims to promote the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and

Prime Minister underlines tasks of EVFTA implementation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday chaired a video conference on a plan to implement the Viet Nam-EU free trade agreement (EVFTA) which has taken effect since the beginning of this month. Addressing the opening ceremony, Prime Minister said

Deputy PM demands faster SOE Equitisation State capital divestment

 On Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh requested the utmost effort from ministries, sectors, and State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to achieve the best results possible in equitising SOEs and divesting State capital from businesses. Speaking at the meeting for the Steering Committee for

Vietnam prepares for 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

   As ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam is finalizing preparations for the 53rdASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting and related meetings to be scheduled for the first half of September. Speaking at a regular press briefing in Hanoi, Vietnam Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi

Malaysia stresses ASEAN’s solidarity to resolve disputes in East Sea

 Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hishammuddin Hussein said the solidarity between ASEAN members plays an important role in resolving disputes in the East Sea. Answering questions from Members of Parliament on Wednesday regarding China’s illegal claims in the East Sea and

Vietnam wishes stronger partnership with India

   The Vietnamese Party and Government always attach importance to and wish to promote Vietnam’s comprehensive strategic partnership with India, Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, said at a meeting with Indian