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Vietnam, Italy aim to leverage strengths in agriculture

PM Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 1 for Italian Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry Francesco Lollobrigida, calling for a further strengthening of bilateral ties, particularly in the agricultural sector.

Vietnam, US hold 10th dialogue on Asia-Pacific

Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu and US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kritenbrink co-chaired the 10th Vietnam-US Dialogue on Asia-Pacific in Hanoi on March 1.

Vietnam, Ireland to forge cooperation in numerous spheres

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Ireland’s Deputy PM, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defense of Ireland Micheál Martin agreed on orientations and measures to strengthen the relations between the two countries.

Deputy PM Tran Hong Ha becomes chairman of Vietnam National Mekong Committee.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha to lead the Vietnam National Mekong Committee.

Two Japan MSDF ships make port call in Hai Phong city

Vice chairman of Hai Phong city People’s Committee Hoang Minh Cuong on February 29 afternoon received a delegation from two vessels of Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) that are making a port call to the Vietnamese northern port city.

Vietnam, UNESCO eye to deepen cooperation

Ambassador Nguyen Thi Van Anh had working sessions with Qu Xing, Deputy Director-General of UNESCO and Ernesto Ottone Ramirez, Assistant Director-General for Culture at UNESCO.

Vietnam pushes for WTO’s stronger trade, development role at MC13

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has joined meetings held as part of the World Trade Organisation’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi.

Vietnam leaves imprints in first year as UNHRC member for 2023-2025 term

After more than a year serving as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2023-2025 term, Vietnam has left significant imprints, appreciated by the international community.

Vietnamese FM meets Irish President

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins has agreed to foster bilateral cooperation and connectivity with Vietnam across spheres, especially economy, people-to-people exchange, and education-training.

FM meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, foreign officials in Geneva

Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son met with United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk in Geneva on February 27.

Vietnam, Japan commit to stronger defence ties in 10th policy dialogue

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Hoang Xuan Chien and Japanese Vice Minister of Defence for International Affairs Serizawa Kiyoshi co-chaired the 10th Vietnam-Japan defence policy dialogue in Hanoi on February 27.

Vietnam’s Politburo wants infrastructure investment intensified

The Politburo has called for continued investment in vital infrastructure projects.

Vietnam, Japan strengthen cooperation in UN peacekeeping

Japan’s Vice Minister of Defence for International Affairs Serizawa Kiyoshi visited the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Hanoi on February 27.

Vietnam, Denmark hold 2nd political consultation

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang and State Secretary for Trade and Global Sustainability at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lina Gandløse Hansen co-chaired the second political consultation on February 26 in Hanoi.

VN Foreign Minister meets leaders of UN, countries in Geneva

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on February 26 met with leaders of the United Nations (UN) and heads of delegations to the 55th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, while attending the session.

Vietnam attends 7th ICAPP Youth Wing Meeting in Mongolia

A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations attended the 7th meeting of the Youth Wing of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from February 23-26.

Government leader expects technology transfer from Siemens

PM Pham Minh Chinh says he hopes that Siemens will transfer technology to help Vietnam develop the renewable energy industry, expand the electric vehicle market, and support digital transformation in all aspects of social life.

Vietnam seeks re-election to UN Human Rights Council

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has called on countries to support Vietnam's bid for re-election as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2026-2028 tenure.

U.S. Assistant Secretary Kritenbrink to visit Vietnam

Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel J. Kritenbrink will visit five Asian nations, including Vietnam, from February 23-March 4.

Four Vietnamese officers to depart for UN peacekeeping missions

The Ministry of National Defence held a ceremony in Hanoi on February 22 to present the President’s decision to send four military officers to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Abyei area.