Vietnamese leaders congratulate Cuba and Sudan on national days 09:30 | 01/01/2007
VNGOVNet – On the 48th anniversary of the National Day of the Republic of Cuba (January 1, 1959-January 1, 2007), Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary Nông Đức Mạnh, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng separately sent on December 31 their congratulatory messages to Mr. Fidel Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and President of the State Council and Government of Cuba.
President congratulates reelected Malagasy leader 22:59 | 29/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Knowing that Mr. Marc Ravalomanana has just been reelected as the President of the Republic of Madagascar, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết sent a congratulatory message to him on December 29.
Consolatory letters and messages to Durian victims 09:30 | 29/12/2006
VNGOVNet – More leaders of countries have sent consolatory letters and messages to Vietnamese southerners victimized by Typhoon Durian.
VN reaffirms sovereignty over Hoàng Sa and Trường Sa archipelagos 09:18 | 29/12/2006
VNGOVNet - Vietnam once again confirms that Hoàng Sa and Trường Sa Archipelagos belong to Vietnam. Vietnam has sufficient historical and legal grounds to support its claim over them.
Indonesian leaders send consolatory messages to Durian-stricken Vietnamese victims 15:08 | 28/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Knowing that Typhoon Durian caused heavy damages to people in many southern provinces of Vietnam, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono sent on December 18 consolatory messages separately to State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng. On the same day, Indonesian Foreign Affairs Dr. N. Hassan Wirajuda also sent a message to Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Phạm Gia Khiêm.
VN-Mongolia Inter-governmental Committee convenes its 12th meeting 08:06 | 28/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The 12th Meeting of the Vietnam-Mongolia Intergovernmental Committee on economic, trade, scientific and technical cooperation took place in Ulan Bator from December 18 to 21. The Vietnamese delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Bùi Bá Bổng, Chairman of the Committee's Vietnam Subcommittee. The Mongolian delegation was headed by Minister of Transport and Tourism Ts. Tsengel, Head of the Mongolia Subcommittee.
VN and Japan promote educational cooperation 07:03 | 28/12/2006
VNGOVNet - During his October 2006 visit to Japan, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe committed to further bilateral relations in science-technology and education and training. To put the two PMs’ commitments into reality, a Vietnam-Japan Education Conference was held by the Hanoi National University in the morning of December 27, 2006 under the theme “From educational programs to practice.”
Quảng Bình issues regulations on international NGO aid 10:00 | 27/12/2006
VNGOVNet – To encourage and make it easier for international non-governmental organizations (NGO) to come, use their help for socio-economic development and poverty alleviation within the province, and promote the cooperative ties between local people and those in the region and the world, the Quảng Bình Province People’s Committee issued on December 21 a regulation on Raising, Enjoying, Management and Use of International NGO Aid within the Province.
Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng: To build a VN–Cambodia border area of political stability and economic prosperity 10:16 | 26/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The 3rd Conference on Cooperation and Development in Vietnam-Cambodia Border Provinces was opened in the morning of December 25 in Long Xuyên City, An Giang Province. The conference, co-chaired Vietnamese Standing Deputy PM Nguyễn Sinh Hùng and Cambodian Deputy PM Sar Kheng, was attended by leaders and representatives of the border provinces, ministries and localities of the two countries.
US President G. Bush approves PNTR for VN 08:34 | 22/12/2006
VNGOVNet – US President George Bush signed on December 20 into effect a law package, including the Act on Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) status for Vietnam.