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Vietnam prioritises Japan in foreign relations

01:41 10/10/2014

Vietnam has always considered fostering the comprehensive relationship with Japan as one of the top priorities laid down her external policy, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.

Int'l seminar looks at impacts of East Sea disputes

23:44 09/10/2014

International experts have exchanged views on the latest research results assessing the multi-dimensional impacts of territorial disputes in the East Sea at an international seminar in Hanoi on October 9.

US considers Vietnam a promising partner in the Asia Pacific

19:21 02/10/2014

The US views Vietnam as a promising partner in the Asia Pacific Region, according to policymakers for Southeast Asian Studies in a report on US-Vietnam relations released by the Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)...

Deputy PM addresses UN General Assembly's 69th session

19:01 28/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27 (local time).

Political News 21/8

09:14 21/08/2014

Vietnam calls for immediate end to Gaza violenceVietnam has voiced its opposition to the use of force against civilians in the Gaza Strip, and urged the parties concerned to immediately halt it and hold negotiations for a...

US urged to lift ban on lethal weapons sales to Vietnam

21:18 14/08/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed that the US assist Vietnam in joining UN peacekeeping missions and soon lift its ban on lethal weapons sales to the country.

Vietnam, EU accelerate FTA negotiations

18:55 12/08/2014

Vietnam expects the European Union (EU) will soon ratify the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) and finalise negotiations on a free trade agreement (EVFTA) in the very near future.

ASEAN foreign ministers deeply concerned over East Sea tensions

09:47 11/08/2014

The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM-47) has issued a joint communique expressing the ministers' deep concern over recent developments that have escalated tensions in the East Sea, also known as South China Sea.

ASEAN Ministers stress importance of peace in East Sea

17:33 10/08/2014

In a Joint Communiqué released in Myanmar on August 10, ASEAN Foreign Ministers expressed serious concern over recent tensions in the East Sea and reaffirmed the importance of maintaining peace, stability, maritime security as...

Five scenarios for East Sea

08:10 01/08/2014

There are five scenarios for the East Sea dispute in the next 10 years.


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