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State leader meets foreign writers, poets, translators

22:05 | 03/05/2015

State President Truong Tan Sang on March 5 met with over 150 poets, writers, and translators from more than 40 countries and territories who are in Hanoi to attend a number of literary events.

Vice President applauds foreign NGOs’ contributions

11:17 | 02/11/2015

(VOV) -Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has praised diplomatic corps for developing the fine friendship between the Vietnamese people and those from other world nations.

Defence leader receives US official

09:13 | 02/06/2015

Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Counsellor of the United States (US) Department of the State Thomas Shannon in Hanoi on February 5.

US lawmakers appreciate Vietnam's role in the region

11:10 | 01/23/2015

(VOV) - Senator John McCain and Congressman Eliot Engel spoke glowingly of Vietnam’s status and role in the region at their January 22 meeting with Vietnam Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh.

People-to-people activities to be fostered in 2015

08:53 | 01/21/2015

Vietnam will continue enhancing people-to-people diplomatic activities associated with the celebration of the country’s big anniversaries in 2015, heard a meeting of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO)’s executive board in Hanoi on January 20.

RoK to help Vietnam recover from wartime bombs

09:08 | 12/16/2014

Vietnam wants the Republic of Korea (RoK) to assist in easing the post-war aftermath of bombs and mines, Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh told chief representative of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Chang Jae-jun in Hanoi on December 15.

US, VN hold talks on people-to-people diplomacy

16:52 | 10/17/2014

(VOV) - A roundtable conference on people-to-people diplomacy in Vietnam-US relations were held in Hanoi on October 17 to mark the 69th anniversary of the Vietnam-USA Society (VUS).

Vietnam, US aim for deepened bilateral ties

11:01 | 10/03/2014

(VOV) - Both nations have consented to intensify coordination in celebratory activities honouring the 20th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties in 2015.

Project MORE helps Vietnam overcome war aftermath

12:39 | 09/13/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam is trying its best to overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines, for a peaceful life of its people – and actively supports Project MORE and its goal to form a generation of people free from misery.

Deputy Defence Minister welcomes US diplomat

17:11 | 08/29/2014

(VOV) - Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on August 29 received the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel, on a working visit to Vietnam.

US to help build up VN navy capacity

12:12 | 08/17/2014

(VOV) - General Martin Dempsey said he will ask the US to strengthen Vietnam’s navy capacity if a ban on lethal arms sales to the Southeast Asian nation is lifted.

US urged to lift ban on lethal weapons sales

21:01 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed that the US assist Vietnam in joining UN peacekeeping missions and soon lift its ban on lethal weapons sales to the country.

Vietnam, US bolster defence ties

11:04 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) - The two countries will spur closer cooperation in settlement of war aftermath, search and rescue work, disaster relief, staff training, information sharing and law enforcement cooperation at sea.

President Sang bids farewell to US diplomat

19:16 | 08/06/2014

(VOV) - President Truong Tan Sang on August 6 hosted a reception for outgoing US Ambassador David Shear who came to say goodbye before concluding his term in Vietnam.

US asked to recognise Vietnam’s market economy

20:45 | 07/23/2014

(VOV) - Hanoi Party Committee Secretary Pham Quang Nghi has asked the US to further open its market for Vietnamese products, restrict trade barriers, encourage US investment in Vietnam, and recognise the country’s market economy status.