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US Senate Committee supports stronger relations with Vietnam

US Senate Committee supports stronger relations with Vietnam

VOV.VN - U.S. Senator Jim Risch, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has voiced his strong support for strengthening the US-Vietnam comprehensive partnership and expected stronger bilateral ties in all areas in the coming years.

Russian expert: Vietnam to become leading economic hub

Russian expert: Vietnam to become leading economic hub

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s success in containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will serve to open up greater prospects for it to become one of the world’s leading economic hubs in the region, especially in terms of foreign attraction, according to a Russian expert.

Vietnam, US making strides forward in economic, trade relations

Vietnam, US making strides forward in economic, trade relations

The past 25 years have witnessed strides made in economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the US, contributing remarkably to bolstering bilateral relations, Minister Counsellor in charge of trade affairs Bui Huy Son has said.

RCEP believed to be signed this year

RCEP believed to be signed this year

Chairman of the Indonesia Food and Beverage Industry Association (GAPMMI) Adhi Lukman has expressed his belief that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement will be signed this year, regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual external activities should be promoted amid COVID-19: Deputy PM

Virtual external activities should be promoted amid COVID-19: Deputy PM

External activities should be held online more frequently in the context of COVID-19, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting of the inter-sectoral steering committee for international integration in politics-defense-security in Hanoi on July 8.

Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

VOV.VN - Despite Vietnam’s Tra fish (pangasius) exports to major export markets suffering negative growth, there has been strong signs of growth to both the UK and Singaporean markets in the first half of the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Firms in HCM City shift focus towards ASEAN market

Firms in HCM City shift focus towards ASEAN market

VOV.VN - With local exports to both the United States and European markets facing plenty of difficulties as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, many businesses based in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking opportunities to bolster exports to other ASEAN member states.

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung affirmed that Vietnam has well performed tasks in the capacity as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), thus creating an international environment conducive to the country’s development and integration as well as bolstering bilateral ties with countries.

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

VOV.VN - ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).

Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

VOV.VN - During the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam will place great importance on stepping up defence and security co-operation within the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) framework, according to Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.

Vietnam pledges to ensure human rights amid global pandemic

Vietnam pledges to ensure human rights amid global pandemic

VOV.VN - Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO, and other international organisations in Geneva, reaffirmed Vietnam's unwavering commitment to promoting human rights and highlighted the country’s effective and timely measures taken to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

VOV.VN - Despite the first half of the year seeing Vietnamese export turnover to China only reach a mere US$34.8 billion, equal to a slight fall of 2.2% from the same period last year, the northern neighbour retained its place as the country’s largest import market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

VOV.VN - The 36th ASEAN Summit held in Hanoi on June 26 released the Chairman’s Statement, affirming the grouping’s determination to enhance unity, cooperation and solidarity to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and realize the goal of building the ASEAN Community by 2025.