A special point of the ongoing 18th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore is that the interest of the participating countries has become more practical, which raises the voice of small countries clearer, a high-ranking defence official has said.
The 18th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 1 saw various discussions under themes related to maritime security, national defence industry development and national defence cooperation.
A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs Phan Dinh Trac paid a working trip to Cuba from May 26-31.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on May 31 to review governmental-level cooperation between Vietnam and Belgium over the past more than four decades.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith vowed to work for a breakthrough in bilateral trade during their meeting in Hanoi on June 1.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on May 31 received Ruan Chengfa, Governor of Yunnan province of China, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) endorsed more than 20 initiatives for 2019-2020 in Bangkok on May 31.
The 18th Shangri-La Dialogue – the leading security forum of Asia-the Pacific – officially opened in the evening of May 31 in Singapore.
A Vietnamese delegation led by deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission and Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam – Laos Friendship Organisation Tran Van Tuy met Lao leaders in Vientiane on May 31, as part of their ongoing visit from May 30 – June 3.
Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich attended a meeting between the US Secretary of Defence and ASEAN defence ministers on the sidelines of Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on May 31.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of the country’s SOM ASEAN, attended the ASEAN Plus Three SOM and East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, which were held within the framework of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) in Bangkok on May 30.
Indonesian Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani has spoken highly of Vietnam’s preparation to run for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council (UNSC).
Vietnam has a big opportunity to win a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN, has said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse arrived in Hanoi on May 29, concluding visits to Russia, Norway and Sweden from May 20 – 28.
President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin and his entourage made a trip to the northern province of Ha Nam on May 29 as part of their on-going official visit to Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is due to visit Japan from May 29 to 31 at the invitation of Japanese Foreign Minister Kono Taro.
Leaders of Laos on May 23 reaffirmed that the country will work together with Vietnam to preserve the great friendship and special solidarity between the two countries, and pass down the relationship to next generations.
VOV.VN - General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong as well as Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 21 extended congratulations to Indonesian President Joko Widodo on his re-election.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is paying an official visit to Cuba from May 19-21 at the invitation of Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parilla.
A high-ranking delegation from the Ministry of Defence, headed by Deputy Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Be Xuan Truong, has been on a working trip to Belarus and Russia from May 16 to 21.