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Friday, November 16, 2018
Tags: APEC
APEC remains focus of Vietnams foreign policy: Deputy PM APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy: Deputy PM
The Asia-Pacific, and in particular the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, has remained a focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.
PM lauds Japans role in Mekong region development PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.
Hosting ASOSAI 14 enhances prestige of Vietnam: NA Vice Chairman Hosting ASOSAI 14 enhances prestige of Vietnam: NA Vice Chairman
The hosting of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions’s 14th Assembly shows the ASOSAI community’s high valuation of the State Audit of Vietnam, while contributing to enhancing the prestige of Vietnam’s external activities, including those of the National Assembly, said NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien.
Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat
Vietnam has been nominated for a position as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the term 2020-2021. Tran Viet Thai, vice head of the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, spoke to Vietnam Investment Review about the importance of this position for the country.
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.
APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties APPF-26 Hanoi Declaration sets new vision for parliamentary ties
The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) from January 18-21 adopted the Hanoi Declaration, setting forth a new vision for Asia-Pacific parliamentary partnership.
Parliamentarians prepare for meeting Parliamentarians prepare for meeting
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on January 8 chaired a meeting to review the preparation of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).
Vietnams top ten domestic events in 2017 Vietnam’s top ten domestic events in 2017
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected Vietnam’s 10 most notable events of 2017 as follows:
APEC 2017 creates new momentum for Vietnams deeper global integration APEC 2017 creates new momentum for Vietnam’s deeper global integration
The successful organization of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum 2017 creates a new milestone in the process of international integration of Vietnam and demonstrates the country’s strategic vision toward the region, President Tran Dai Quang said at a ceremony to review the APEC Year 2017 in Hanoi on November 27.
APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7.