National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hailed the socio-economic achievements of central province of Quang Ngai over the years during a working session with local authorities on July 16.

NA Chairwoman meets heads of Vietnam’s overseas representative offices

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a meeting in Hanoi on July 13 with newly-appointed ambassadors and heads of Vietnam’s overseas representative offices for the 2017-2020 tenure.

Foreign rep offices urged to promote national images

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met on July 12 in Hanoi Ambassadors and Heads of Vietnam’s foreign representative offices who begin their term from now until 2020.

PM receives WEF Managing Director in Netherlands

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s coordination in promptly designing an implementation plan for the Vietnam-WEF cooperation agreement, with a focus on supporting Vietnam to effectively enforce free trade agreements (FTAs), accelerate administrative reforms, strengthen competitiveness, and to develop information technology infrastructure and human resources.

Vietnamese, Lao legislatures urged to bolster ties

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the National Assemblies of Vietnam and Laos as well as their committees to enhance cooperation, especially in sharing experience in making laws, supervising and making decisions on important issues.

Vietnam aspires to boost ties with Hamburg

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed Vietnam's readiness to further enhance ties with Germany’s Hamburg state in of science-technology, logistics and shipping-seaports.

Vietnam, Germany seek to raise trade to US$20 billion

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his desire that Germany, as the largest economy and an influential member of the European Union (EU), would help attract global resources for Vietnam, particularly in mechanical engineering, automation, vocational training and tertiary education.

Festival enhances exchange among Vietnam - Laos border areas

The second Cultural, Sports and Tourism Exchange Festival for Vietnam – Laos border areas officially opened in Son La province on July 5, with Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Lao NA Chairwoman Pany Yathotu in attendence.

Visiting first money-printing factory in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – At Chi Ne plantation relic site where North Vietnam’s first money-printing factory was based during the war, we offered incense to a memorial dedicated to late President Ho Chi Minh, who visited the site twice.

Vietnam, Laos work to boost security cooperation

The 8th Vietnam-Laos Security Cooperation Conference took place in Vientiane from June 29-30 under the co-chair of Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. Bui Van Nam and his Lao counterpart Lieut. Gen. Kongthong Phongvichith.

Vietnam treasures partnership with Russia: President

President Tran Dai Quang has affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of treasuring the comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia and prioritising the development of the ties to improve sustainability and effectiveness.

50 years of Vietnam-Cambodia relations marked in HCM City

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic relations on June 29.

Vietnam, Belarus set bilateral trade target of US$500 million

Vietnam and Belarus will strive to elevate bilateral trade to US$500 million in the time to come, President Tran Dai Quang and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko said at a June 27 press conference following their talks in Minsk.

President arrives in Minsk, beginning official visit to Belarus

President Tran Dai Quang, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Minsk on June 26 afternoon, beginning a three-day official visit to Belarus at the invitation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

Vietnam, Cambodia celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed Vietnam and Cambodia's determination to solidify their traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation despite significant changes in the region and the wider world.

Vietnamese, Cambodian PMs discuss cooperation measures

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 22 to discuss measures to further boost the two countries’ relations.

US media delve into Vietnamese PM’s US visit

A number of news agencies and prestigious organisations have published articles commenting on the visit to the US by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from May 29-31.

Thailand: 50 suspects arrested in military hospital bombing

Thailand’s authorities have detained 50 suspects in the Phra Mongkutklao military hospital bombing last week for investigation, said Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

Students win prestigious International Math Olympiad

A Vietnamese team of elementary school students just won an International Math Olympiad — said to be the most prestigious competition for math problem-solving in the Asia Pacific region.

Protocol signed between Vietnam and Laos on adjustment of good transit deal

A protocol aiming to adjust the goods transit agreement between Vietnam and Laos has been signed, creating more favourable conditions for the transit of goods between the two countries.

Standout labourers honoured

(HBO)- Nguyen Thi Chuyen has been working in Japanese-invested R Technical Research Vietnam Co., Ltd (R Tech Vietnam), which produces high-quality optical lens for digital cameras and other optical instruments, in Left Side Da River Industrial Zone since 2006.