Southern key economic zone told to make development headway

Southern key economic zone told to make development headway

VOV.VN - The southern economic zone must introduce solutions to fully exploit its potential and promote fresh growth in order to offset the negative effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and achieve sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Santo Akiko, President of the House of Councillors of Japan, on May 29 praised Vietnam’s impressive achievements in preventing and fighting the COVID-19 and highlighted the important role played by the Vietnamese National Assembly in the combat.

Vietnam, China discuss bilateral cooperation, border issues

Vietnam, China discuss bilateral cooperation, border issues

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Vietnam’s general secretary of the Steering Committee for Vietnam–China Bilateral Cooperation, held an online conference with the committee’s Chinese general secretary – Deputy Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui on May 29

PM holds phone talks with Singaporean counterpart

PM holds phone talks with Singaporean counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 29 discussed on the phone with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong bilateral and regional cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

VOV.VN - In their respective current capacity as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC), both Vietnam and Indonesia have spoken highly of the EU’s leading role in promoting multilateralism during a UNSC teleconference held on May 28.

Granting of e-visas part of admin reform in entry, exit management

Granting of e-visas part of admin reform in entry, exit management

The recent decision to grant e-visas to citizens from 80 countries is part of efforts in administrative reform regarding entry and exit management, helping to bolster investment attraction, socio-economic development, tourism, diplomacy, and defence and security.

Vietnam voices objection to China’s vegetable cultivation

Vietnam voices objection to China’s vegetable cultivation

VOV.VN - All activities in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos without Vietnam’s permission is a violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty and international law, has said Foreign Ministry vice spokesman Doan Khac Viet.

Vietnam prioritises civilian protection in armed conflicts

Vietnam prioritises civilian protection in armed conflicts

VOV.VN - The country will make civilian protection its top priority in any armed conflicts that involve the United Nations and its Security Council, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN affirmed on May 27 during the council’s open debate held on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.

New Party Central Committee to have approx. 200 members

New Party Central Committee to have approx. 200 members

VOV.VN - The 12th Party Central Committee has agreed to submit a list of approximately 200 candidates to the upcoming 13th National Party Congress to be elected to the Party Central Committee of the next tenure.