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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Tags: East Sea
The South China Sea conflicts in 2017 The South China Sea conflicts in 2017
The tension in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) in 2017 is considered lower than in previous years. The Chairman’s statement of the 31st ASEAN Summit on November 13, 2017, took note of the improving relations between ASEAN and China in relation to the South China Sea matter. How should this improvement be explained? What are main factors affecting that improvement? Are the South China Sea disputes being managed? To answer those questions, the main events into this region must be taken in consideration.
Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy Khanh Hoa province seeks ways to boost marine economy
“Khanh Hoa is a province with a special and essential position in the southern central coastal region in particular and the country in general,” said Chairman of the National Assembly’s National Defense and Security Committee Vo Trong Viet, suggesting the province combine the sea-based growth strategy with national defense and security maintenance.
Vietnam calls for joint actions in ASEM to cope with challenges Vietnam calls for joint actions in ASEM to cope with challenges
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has called on members of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to take joint actions in order to better deal with current challenges.
Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism
Nam Dinh province is home to 1,655 historical and cultural relics, including 74 national relics. They include Tran dynasty relics and Tran Kings temple in Nam Dinh city, Co Le Pagoda in Truc Ninh district, Keo Pagoda in Xuan Truong district, and Phu Day Relic Complex in Vu Ban district.
Ben Tre province: a shining pearl in southwestern region Ben Tre province: a shining pearl in southwestern region
Ben Tre is famous for not only coconut trees but also Cai Mon orchard village in Vinh Thanh commune, Cho Lach district, which is considered the “kingdom of bonsai trees” in the country and the cradle of fruit trees in the south. Its bonsai trees have been exported to the RoK, China and Taiwan.
Leaders agree to intensify Vietnam-Myanmar cooperation Leaders agree to intensify Vietnam-Myanmar cooperation
Vietnam and Myanmar plan to deepen cooperation in the future, leaders said at a meeting in Naypyidaw on August 25.
PM: Vietnam pledges to build united self-reliant ASEAN PM: Vietnam pledges to build united, self-reliant ASEAN
Vietnam is committed, along with other member countries, to build a united and self-reliant ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on August 8 in Hanoi.
Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam
Ha Tinh province serves as a bridge linking the north and south of Vietnam with convenient road and railway routes. Its 56,000-hectare Cau Treo border gate is among the nation’s nine major border-gate economic zones entitled to government budget allocations during 2016-20.
Vietnam Belarus to heighten bilateral relations Vietnam, Belarus to heighten bilateral relations
Visiting President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko reiterated their determination to make greater efforts to bring bilateral ties to the next level.
Vietnam Czech Republic agree to foster ties across fields Vietnam, Czech Republic agree to foster ties across fields
President Tran Dai Quang and his Czech counterpart Milos Zeman agreed to forge cooperation between Vietnam and the Czech Republic in various areas during their talks in Hanoi on June 7.

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