Vietnam concerned over unstable situation in Hong Kong

A foreign Ministry spokesperson on July 2 voiced Vietnam’s concerns over the tense situation in Hong Kong following China’s endorsement of its security bill and hoped the situation would be stabilized soon. Read more »

ASEAN keen to get bloc back on track post-pandemic

In the face of severe challenges caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ASEAN has no choice but to unite to weather the storm and get the bloc back on track, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated during the opening ceremony of the 36th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi on June 26. Read more »

Leaders extend congratulations on 45 years of Vietnam-New Zealand ties

Party General Secretary and President President Nguyen Phu Trong on June 19 offered a message of congratulations to Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Patsy Reddy on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the two nations’ diplomatic relations (June 19, 1975 - 2020). Read more »

Defence Minister hosts new Korean ambassador

Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich gave a reception to newly-appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Park Noh-wan in Hanoi on June 1. Read more »

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

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. Read more »

President Ho Chi Minh’s statue to be erected in Saint Petersburg

Relevant Vietnamese agencies and the local government of the Russian city of Saint Petersburg are working on a project to erect the late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh’s statue in the city. Read more »

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc pays tribute to former Lao leader

A high-raking Vietnamese Party and State delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 13 paid a floral tribute to General Sisavat Keobounphanh, former Lao Prime Minister, who recently passed away in Vientiane. Read more »

Russia offers congratulations to Vietnam on National Reunification Day

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has sent a message of congratulations to his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30). Read more »

Vietnam sends condolences to Canada over mass shooting

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has offered his condolences to Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne over the April 19 mass shooting in the North American country. Read more »

Friendship Order bestowed upon outgoing Japanese ambassador

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh presented the Friendship Order to Japanese outgoing ambassador Umeda Kunio in Hanoi on March 25 in recognition of his contributions to the Vietnam – Japan extensive strategic partnership. Read more »

Vietnam congratulates Laos on Party’s 65th anniversary

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung led a delegation to the headquarters of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations on March 19 to congratulate the Party on its 65th founding anniversary. Read more »

Party official hosts US-ASEAN Business Council delegation

Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh gave a reception for a delegation of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) in Hanoi on March 5. Read more »

Vietnam aspires to boost ties with US

Vietnam desires to foster its comprehensive partnership with the US for the two peoples’ long-term benefits, National Assembly Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien said during a March 3 reception in Hanoi for Alexander Feldman, President and CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council. Read more »

Congratulations to new Malaysian Prime Minister

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 2 sent a message of congratulation to the new Prime Minister of Malaysia. Read more »

Deputy PM hosts Germany’s Hessen state minister

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh highlighted Germany’s Hessen state as a most active factor in Vietnam – Germany strategic partnership during a February 26 reception in Hanoi for Minister of Higher Education, Research and the Arts of Germany’s Hessen State Angela Dorn. Read more »

Senior leaders send congratulations to Brunei on National Day

Top Vietnamese leaders on February 23 extended congratulations to Brunei Darussalam on the country’s 36th National Day (February 23, 1984). Read more »