VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested authorities from the central to local levels to always take the initiative and avoid subjectivity in natural disaster prevention and control.
VOV.VN - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on August 31 voiced Vietnam’s opposition to China’s firing of ballistic missiles into the East Sea, saying the move would only complicate the situation in the region.
VOV.VN - Since 2015 relations between Vietnam and Japan have developed substantially across all fields, marking a number of positive policies under Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s leadership.
Any activities in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago without the country’s permission are meaningless, spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 27.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh highlighted the diplomatic sector’s important contributions to the cause of nation building and safeguarding over the past 75 years while emphasising the necessity to modernise diplomacy, in an article marking the sector’s 75th anniversary on August 28.
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced on August 26 that it added 24 Chinese companies to the Entity List for their involvement in the illegal construction of artificial islands in the East Sea.
The 24th dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held via video conference on August 26.
VOV.VN - Vietnam requests that China respects its sovereignty over the Hoang (Spratly) islands, and do not repeat similar violations, has said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on August 25 co-chaired the 17th Meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Vietnam and India.
VOV.VN - China’s deployment of weapons and fighter aircraft to Hoang Sa not only is a violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty but also further exacerbates the situation in the East Sea.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam has requested that Malaysia investigate a recent clash between its coast guard vessel and two Vietnamese fishing boats in the East Sea, killing a Vietnamese fisherman.
VOV.VN - A tropical low depression has formed in the East Sea and is likely to strengthen into a storm, the National Centre of Hydrometeorology and Forecasting said on August 17.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression currently located in the East Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm, therefore triggering torrential rain, possible landslides, and flashfloods throughout northern mountainous provinces, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - As the ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam gives the highest priority to promoting solidarity, unity and effective coordination among member countries, while strengthening ties with partners, says Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
VOV.VN - All activities launched by foreign countries in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands, and Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands, without Vietnamese permission are null and void, whilst also being in violation of the country's sovereignty.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on August 5 attended the 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue to discuss cooperation orientations between the two sides and exchange views on issues of mutual concern.
US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on August 4 held a phone talk with Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan Yusof, during which he reaffirmed Washington’s support for Southeast Asian countries in upholding their sovereign rights against China’s unlawful maritime claims in the East Sea.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression situated in the East Sea developed into Typhoon Sinlaku on August 1, with the storm moving towards Vietnam’s north-central and northern delta regions, according to reports by the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - Tropical low pressure currently the East Sea is likely to strengthen into a typhoon and affect coastal provinces from Quang Ninh to Binh Thuan, according to predictions made by the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.