Workshop on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo

Workshop on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo

VOV.VN - Vietnam and Japan co-chaired the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on international cooperation on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo on February 20, with the attendance of experts from ARF member nations and representatives of relevant Japanese ministries and agencies.

NA Vice Chairman welcomes German parliamentarians

NA Vice Chairman welcomes German parliamentarians

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu has thanked the German parliament for its support for the European Parliament’s ratification of free trade and investment protection deals with Vietnam.

Vietnam supports seeking of political solutions to Syria

Vietnam supports seeking of political solutions to Syria

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations (UN), laid stress on the significance of seeking political solutions and diplomatic efforts to restore peace in Syria while speaking at the UN Security Council’s session on February 19.

ASEAN, Australia defence ministers attend informal meeting

ASEAN, Australia defence ministers attend informal meeting

Defence ministers of ASEAN member nations and Australia attended an informal meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Retreat in Hanoi on February 19 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich.

New Australian ambassador asked to foster exchange of delegations

New Australian ambassador asked to foster exchange of delegations

Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked newly-appointed Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie to foster the exchange of high-ranking delegations and meetings in a bid to enhance political trust and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnam-Thailand defence cooperation boosted

Vietnam-Thailand defence cooperation boosted

On the sidelines of the 2020 ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat in Hanoi, Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich on February 19 received Gen. Chaichan Changmongkol, Deputy Defence Minister of Thailand.

Deputy PM, FM meets Chinese, Lao foreign ministers

Deputy PM, FM meets Chinese, Lao foreign ministers

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had bilateral meetings with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith in Vientine on February 19.

ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19

ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19

ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi highlighted the need to stay united and actively respond to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in line with the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020’s theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, during a meeting with the media in Hanoi on February 19.

NA Chairwoman hosts RoK ambassador

NA Chairwoman hosts RoK ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Noh-wan in Hanoi on February 19.

Defence cooperation – a pillar in Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Defence cooperation – a pillar in Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on February 19 had a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart General Tea Banh on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Hanoi.

Vietnam proposes organizing drills to cope with spread of COVID-19

Vietnam proposes organizing drills to cope with spread of COVID-19

VOV.VN - As ASEAN Military Medicine Chair, Vietnam suggests member states consider organizing drills to cope with disease outbreaks and spread in 2020, Gen. Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich, said at the ongoing ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Retreat on February 19 in Hanoi.