VN lauds advances in Gaza Strip and West Africa 16:13 | 22/01/2009
VGP – The UN Security Council (UNSC) yesterday listened to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s report on his working tour to the Middle East to find a solution for the conflict here. The UNSC issued a press statement hailing the cease fire in Gaza Strip, asking the related parties to facilitate humanitarian activities, and praising the initiative to open an international conference on the Middle East in Moscow within 2009.
VN congratulates US President Obama 18:10 | 21/01/2009
VGP - Việt Nam congratulated Mr. Barack Obama and the Americans on the occasion when Mr. Obama swore in as the 44th President of the United States of America.
VN asks Czech Republic to punish policeman abusing power 17:42 | 21/01/2009
VGP - The Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lê Dũng, sent condolences to the family of a Vietnamese national residing in the Czech Republic, who was beaten to death by local policemen.
US Ambassador shows optimism about future ties with VN 16:11 | 21/01/2009
VGP - The US Ambassador to Việt Nam, Michael Michalak, has spoke optimistically of the expansion and deepening of the US-Việt Nam ties in 2009.
VN: Second biggest trading partner of RoK 10:10 | 21/01/2009
VGP – According to the latest announcement of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (RoK), Việt Nam ranks the second after Singapore among RoK’s largest trading partners. RoK enterprises are optimistic about the long and medium-term economic prospects of Việt Nam as well as its business and investment climate.
VN presides over first disarmament sitting 08:10 | 21/01/2009
VGP – Ambassador Lê Hoài Trung, turning Chairman of the Conference on Disarmament (CD), head of the Vietnamese delegation at CD, yesterday presided over the first plenary session of the CD in 2009 at the UN headquarters in Geneva.
VN, Belgium ink MoU on migration 14:10 | 20/01/2009
VGP - On be half of the Vietnamese and Belgian Governments, Việt Nam’s Ambassador to Belgium Nguyễn Mạnh Dũng and Belgian Minister of Migration and Asylum Policy Annemie Turtelboom yesterday together signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on immigration issues.
Commercial ties with the Czech Republic blooming 08:00 | 20/01/2009
VGP - Việt Nam’s Trade Office in the Czech Republic predicted that this year Việt Nam will earn US $330 million from its exports to the Eastern European country, up 27% compared with that of 2008. Of the figure, earnings from footwear may reach US $80 million, 26% higher than last year.
UK finances UN reform in VN 22:07 | 19/01/2009
VGP – An agreement on a US $4.5-million addition for the realization of the “One UN Initiative” in Việt Nam was inked today in Hà Nội by the UK’s Minister of State for Business, Enterprise, Regulatory Reform and International Development Gareth Thomas and United Nations Resident Coordinator for Việt Nam John Hendra.
VN hails ceasefire in Gaza Strip 19:14 | 19/01/2009
VGP – Việt Nam has welcomed the ceasefire agreed upon by the Israeli Government and Hamas, and hopes that all concerned parties respect the declaration so that the daily lives of those in the region could return to normal as soon as possible.