east sea situation
China's runway construction violates Vietnam's sovereignty

23:44 09/10/2014

The construction of an airstrip by China on Phu Lam island has seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on October 9.

US to partially lift ban on arms sales to Viet Nam

10:59 05/10/2014

The United States would partially lift its ban on selling arms to Viet Nam to help the nation's maritime security, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Thursday during talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign...

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh pays official visit to US

14:58 03/10/2014

US State Secretary John Kerry announced that the US was partially lifting its ban on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam during talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Washington on October 2.

Deputy PM Minh, ASEAN officials meet on UN sidelines

12:52 28/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh attended three important meetings of ASEAN and held bilateral meetings with foreign ministers on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 69) in New York...

Ministry proposes visa exemption for visitors from five nations

18:56 03/09/2014

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has recommended the Prime Minister consider visa exemptions for travellers from France, Germany, the UK, Australia and India.

National Day marked abroad

18:54 02/09/2014

Diverse activities have been launched in foreign countries counties to mark the 69th anniversary of Vietnam's National Day (September 2).

Int'l experts urge ASEAN unity to settle sea disputes

06:26 30/07/2014

Exploitation of seabed oil and gas resources is one of several major contentious issues complicating the tense South China Sea (East Sea) situation, a retired US diplomat said at an international conference held at Ton Duc Thang...

Politburo member Pham Quang Nghi concludes US visit

13:22 29/07/2014

Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi visited New York city from July 23-28 as part of his trip to the US at the invitation of the US Department of State.

OVs in Canada turn hearts to homeland

14:26 28/07/2014

The Vietnamese Embassy in Canada held a July 26 meeting with Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) to update them on the East Sea situation and solicit their support for law enforcement forces and fishermen at home.

Int'l Lawyers Association concerned about China's actions

12:19 26/07/2014

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) has severe reservations about China's actions which have adversely impacted the international situation, said IADL President Jeanne Mirer on a recent working visit to...


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