Ceremony marks Ukraine’s National Day in Hanoi

Ceremony marks Ukraine’s National Day in Hanoi

The Vietnam – Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) held a ceremony in Hanoi on August 19 celebrating the 26th anniversary of National Day of Ukraine (August 24) and the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties (January 23).

PM offers incense to late President in Hanoi’s outlying district

PM offers incense to late President in Hanoi’s outlying district

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense to late President Ho Chi Minh at the Da Chong (K9) historical relic site in Ba Vi District on August 20, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of August Revolution and National Day and the 48th death anniversary of the late leader.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s activities in Thailand

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s activities in Thailand

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam on August 19 offered incense and flowers in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at a memorial complex dedicated to the late leader in May village in the Thai northeastern province of Nakhon Pathom.

PM Phuc visits Thailand: Day 2 in photos

PM Phuc visits Thailand: Day 2 in photos

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a weighty agenda on day two of his state visit to Thailand Friday, August 18, during which he spent most of his time meeting with Thai business leaders.

APEC officials continue discussing major issues

APEC officials continue discussing major issues

Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are expected to work on an array of issues on August 19, the second day of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) and related meetings in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam, Thailand issue joint statement

Vietnam, Thailand issue joint statement

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid an official visit to Thailand on August 17-19 at the invitation of Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha. During the visit, the two sides issued a joint statement. Following is the full text of the joint statement.

Vietnam PM visit to Thailand focuses on expanded trade

Vietnam PM visit to Thailand focuses on expanded trade

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is on his first visit to Thailand since assuming his leadership position in April last year, toured Nakhon Phanom Province on August 18 to discuss expanded trade.

Vietnam continues priorities of APEC Year 2017

Vietnam continues priorities of APEC Year 2017

VOV.VN - Climate resilient sustainable agriculture is one of 4 priorities that Vietnam has included in the agenda of the APEC Year 2017 with important meetings and events, including the 3rd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM3).

Kon Tum, southern Lao provinces beef up cooperation

Kon Tum, southern Lao provinces beef up cooperation

Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and southern provinces of Laos have enjoyed fruitful cooperation in recent years, especially in the fields of education, human resource development, socio-cultural activities, transport, tourism and agriculture.

Vietnam, Mexico seek stronger parliamentary cooperation

Vietnam, Mexico seek stronger parliamentary cooperation

Vietnam and Mexico need to promote cooperation between their Parliamentary Friendship Groups, National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong said while receiving Chairwoman of the Mexican Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee Gabriela Cuevas Barron in Hanoi on August 18.

Leaders extend sympathy to Spain over Barcelona terror attack

Leaders extend sympathy to Spain over Barcelona terror attack

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 18 sent their messages of condolences to Spanish King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, respectively, over the terror attack in Barcelona on August 17 that killed and injured dozens of people.

PM lauds friendship role of Vietnamese community in Thailand

PM lauds friendship role of Vietnamese community in Thailand

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 18 met with officials of the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand and the Vietnamese community in Bangkok, during which he lauded the community’s solidarity and mutual support to integrate into local society and contribute to the motherland’s development.

PM meets head of Thailand’s Privy Council, top legislator

PM meets head of Thailand’s Privy Council, top legislator

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 18 had meetings with President of Thailand’s Privy Council Prem Tinsulanonda and President of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly Pornpetch Wichitcholchai as part of his ongoing visit to Thailand.

PM urges Thai firms to grasp opportunities in Vietnam

PM urges Thai firms to grasp opportunities in Vietnam

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Thai firms to grasp opportunities arising from merger & acquisition activities and the equitisation of SOEs and their divestment in transport, infrastructure, food, agriculture, telecommunications, trade, services and construction in Vietnam.

APEC doubles efforts to fight terrorism

APEC doubles efforts to fight terrorism

James Nachipo, Chairman of the APEC Counter Terrorism Working Group (CTWG), stressed that terrorism is a hard issue that requires more work and cooperation in the APEC region.