(VOV) -A celebration is underway at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi, with music and dance performances from ethnic groups throughout ASEAN member states acting as symbols of peace and solidarity.
The State Commission on Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrated its 55th founding anniversary (November 23, 1959) in Hanoi on November 21.
All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the National Assembly (NA) passed the vote of confidence during the 13th legislature’s eighth session in Hanoi on November 15.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held a meeting with Canada’s former Governor General Michaelle Jean in Hanoi on November 14.
(VOV) - Vietnam has outlined important proposals on identifying the key elements of a post-2015 vision for the ASEAN Community, said Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Thailand are set to hold a joint cabinet meeting for the third time in Thailand although they have not yet agreed upon a specific date.
(VOV) - The US announced it is amending the regulations lifting the partial arms embargo to permit the sale of lethal maritime security arms and those allowing Vietnam to increase its oceanic surveillance capabilities.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Hanoi on November 11 for Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, to attend the 25th ASEAN Summit and related meetings from November 12-13, at the invitation of Myanmar President Thein Sein.
(VOV) -Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong sent a bouquet of flowers and President Truong Tan Sang sent a congratulatory message to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on November 8 on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of Cambodia’s National Day (1953-2014).
Vietnam will continue to work with APEC member economies in order to step up regional cooperation and consolidate the position of the APEC forum, Vietnam’s representative confirmed at the 26th APEC Foreign and Economic Ministerial Meeting which commenced in Beijing on November 7.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s participation in the APEC Meeting this time is designed to continue realizing the policy of boosting deeper international integration and multilateral diplomacy to contribute to the common interests of APEC.
Vietnam and Slovakia have agree to further promote bilateral trade ties by expanding investment cooperation in various areas, including infrastructure building, railway, renewable energy, environmental technology and equipment, and food processing.
A seminar to promote trade between Vietnam and Slovakia was held in the latter’s capital city Bratislava on October 29 in a bid to provide Slovakian businesses and financial institutions with information on Vietnam’s investment climate.
(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed Vietnam’s recognition of high importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with China.
(VOV) - Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi is due to make a visit to Vietnam from October 26-27, the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on October 24.