VOV.VN - Vietnam has 49 seaports including 10 large-scale ports, which help accelerate the country’s economic development and international integration process, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Vietnam always attaches importance to the position of Australia in its foreign policies and hopes for the strong growth of bilateral comprehensive partnership in the coming time to create a firm foundation for the elevation of their relations.
VOV.VN - Sixty people are dead and 37 still missing following devastating flooding caused by a tropical depression affecting central and northern mountainous provinces of Vietnam.
Widespread floods triggered by a tropical depression over the past few days have killed 54 people as of 22:00 pm on October 12, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced that a tropical depression in the East Sea has strengthened into a tropical storm and is moving towards the East Sea.
VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting made an announcement on October 12 regarding the formation of a tropical low-pressure system in the East Sea, about 420km east of the Philippines’ Luzon Island.
In 2016, the consequences of climate change in Vietnam were evident with 10 typhoons and seven tropical depressions in the East Sea, more than the average of many years ago. Of these, four storms and two tropical depressions directly affected the mainland.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh has recently paid a working visit to Hawaii to meet local leaders for the strengthened Vietnam – US ties.
Vietnam commits to cooperating with the United Nations and its member states to promote the rule of law to realise sustainable development goals, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN.
A conference on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is being held in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India, taking the theme “UNCLOS: Solutions for Managing the Maritime Global Commons”.
The sixth East Sea conference held by the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) opened in Kuala Lumpur on October 4 under the theme “Fostering a shared future in the East Sea”.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society on September 27 launched its campaign to solicit relief assistance for people affected by typhoon Doksuri this month, the year’s 10th storm over the East Sea, in central provinces, especially Quang Binh and Ha Tinh.
An Italian-language book entitled “Il Banco Di Sabbia Dorata. Il Vietnam e Gli arcipelaghi del Mare Orientale” (Golden sands, Vietnam and archipelagoes in the East Sea) was introduced in Rome, Italy, on September 27.
Many scholars from countries that claim no territory in the East Sea have said that maintaining maritime freedom, devising coordination mechanisms and controlling conflicts on the basis of respect for law and mutual trust between concerned parties are important to settling disputes.
Vietnam and Hungary have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s official visit to Vietnam from September 24-26.
Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has underscored the need for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to strengthen its intra-bloc unity and central role in regional and international issues, especially those regarding peace, stability and development.
The banking sector has raised a total of VND6 billion (US$264,000) for aid for victims of storm Doksuri in the central region.
About 200 officials from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) have gathered in central Nghe An province to seek measures to strengthen affiliation in dealing with disaster risks.
VOV.VN - Typhoon Doksuri may have been a harbinger of what is yet to come this storm season, says the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
The 11th APEC Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum (SDMOF) will convene in Vinh city, in the central province of Nghe An, on September 21.