Brazil pledges to promptly rescue VN’s abducted counselor 19:47 | 17/08/2008
VGP- Vietnamese Deputy PM, FM Phạm Gia Khiêm on August 17 sent an urgent message to Brazilian FM Celso Nunez Amorim, expressing Việt Nam’s deep concerns about the kidnapping of counselor Vũ Thanh Nam, urging the host authorities to take measures to ensure the diplomat’s life and free him in line with international practices and the good relations between the two countries.
VN hails efforts to recover peace in South Ossetia 07:42 | 16/08/2008
VGP – Việt Nam welcomes Russian President D. Medvedev’s cease-fire declaration and supports Russia’s and international community’s efforts to seek for peaceful measures to settle differences and disputes as well as prevent the recurrence of armed conflicts in South Ossetia, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesman.
Foreign leaders pay condolences to flood victims 07:05 | 16/08/2008
VGP – On hearing that the recent storm and floods caused great damages to Việt Nam’s northern provinces, leaders of many countries on August 12-15 cabled their messages of condolences to Vietnamese leaders and people in the flooded areas.
Japan gives VN emergency aid 19:15 | 15/08/2008
VGP – The Japanese Embassy in Hà Nội announced on August 15 that Japanese Government had decided to offer an emergency aid to Việt Nam's northern provinces to overcome consequences of the recent fatal calamity.
Congratulations on National Days of Indonesia, India and RoK 18:30 | 15/08/2008
VGP - State President Nguyễn Minh Triết, on August 14-15, cabled his separate messages of greetings to the Republic of Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the Republic of India's President Pratibha Patil and the Republic of Korea's President Lee Myung Bak on the occasion of these countries' National Day.
Việt Nam Buddhist Sangha to organize first propagation of faith in Europe 15:14 | 15/08/2008
VGP – A delegation of the Việt Nam Buddhist Sangha will pay a propagation-of-faith tour in France, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine and Russia from August 20 to September 10.
Singaporean and Japanese leaders show sympathy to flood victims 16:06 | 14/08/2008
VGP – Knowing that the recent flood caused heavy human and property damages to some northern provinces of Việt Nam, President S.R. Nathan and Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore on August 13 telegraphed their consolatory messages to Vietnamese leaders, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng.
VN, Slovakia talk of solutions to step up ties 19:16 | 12/08/2008
VGP – As part of her working visit to Việt Nam, Slovak Republic’s State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Diana Strofova paid a courtesy visit to Deputy PM, FM Phạm Gia Khiêm this afternoon, August 12.
Nurturing VN-India friendship 14:18 | 12/08/2008
VGP - The inauguration of the Việt Nam-India people's friendship festival officially took place this morning, August 12, at the Hồ Chí Minh Mausoleum in Hà Nội.
Exchanging congratulatory messages with Uruguay 19:00 | 11/08/2008
VGP - Deputy PM, FM Phạm Gia Khiêm on August 11 exchanged messages of greetings with Mr. Gonzalo Fernandez, FM of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, on the 15th anniversary of diplomatic establishment between the two countries.