Belgium

Update news Belgium

 Belgium is asking Greece to extradite one of the suspects arrested there over a possible link with the alleged Islamist plot against Belgian police,

Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead

 Two suspected jihadists have been killed in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium, officials say.

Vietnam, Belgium in new period of cooperation

 New Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has applauded Vietnam’s recent socio-economic achievements that will create favourable conditions for propelling bilateral relations forward in the future.

PM Nguyen Tan Dung begins official visit to Belgium

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Brussels on October 12, beginning his official visit to Belgium at the invitation of his Belgian counterpart Elio Di Rupo.

VN Prime Minister to visit Belgium, EU, Germany, Vatican

 Prime Minister to visit Belgium, EU, Germany, Vatican; Deputy PM meets Russian Security Council officials; Vietnam to impart developmental knowledge to Laos; NA delegation pays working visit to France

Belgium backs peaceful settlement of East Sea issue

 President of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives André Flahaut voiced his support for the peaceful settlement of East Sea issues at a recent reception for Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan in Brussels.

Trio Samir Barris to perform in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The string trio Samir Barris from Belgium will hold three concerts in Ha Noi, Hue and HCM City in March to celebrate the International Francophonie Day on March 20.

Belgium commits ODA for Vietnam’s business incubation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam and Belgium signed an agreement for supporting the innovation and development of Business Incubators Policy Project (BIPP) in Vietnam with a total budget of 4.4 million euros.

Artist shows respect for General Vo Nguyen Giap in unique way

Like other Vietnamese people, Nguyen Minh, a painter in Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, has expressed his love and respect for General Vo Nguyen Giap in his own way.

Vietnam elected to WIPO’s Programme & Budget Committee

Vietnam has been elected for the first time to the Programme and Budget Committee of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) for the 2013-15 term, a Vietnamese official has said.

Deputy PM Hai visits Italy, Belgium

A government delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai is paying official visits to Italy and Belgium from September 23-27.

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 16/5

 Tintin entertains the poor; European films premier in HCM City; Multi-instrumentalist joins composer for show; Young artists promoted at showcase

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 11/4

  Vietnamese Foreign Minister joins regional meetings; Vietnam, Wallonia enhance cooperation; Vietnam attends 9th AEC Council meeting; Vietnam, Brazil look to strengthen ties

Belgium's famous Jazz band to perform in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The famous jazz band Tricycle will perform well-known works and the works composed by the band in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi on March 18-19.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 19/1

Party Chief meets with Belgian leaders; Vietnam, Belgium hold high-level talks; Talk discusses Paris Peace Accords; Congratulations on Vietnam-China diplomatic ties anniversary; Meeting marks Vietnam-China diplomatic ties

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 28/11

  Vietnam to boost relations with Belgium; Vietnam, Holland forge cooperation; Party leader welcomes Vietnamese studies delegates; Party leader greets visiting scholars