In his congratulatory letter to US President Donald Trump, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said the US is Vietnam’s leading partner in various areas. In recent years, the two countries have coordinated address bottlenecks, particularly in trade and finance, thereby consolidating and expanding the comprehensive partnership based on respect for the UN Charter, international law and each others’ political institutions, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. Trong expressed his belief that the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership would be strengthened in an effective and sustainable manner, benefitting peoples of both nations and contributing to security, peace and prosperity in the region and the world. Meanwhile, President Trump affirmed the US is committed to enhancing and expanding the bilateral ties based on a shared vision of a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific and respect for each other’s sovereignty … [Read more...] about Leaders of Vietnam, US exchange congratulations on diplomatic ties
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The United Nations will not take action. The Secretary General will circulate the US Note Verbale to all members of the General Assembly, including members of the Security Council, and post it on the UN’s website. The US challenge to China will be one in a continuing series of verbal exchanges as the two major powers continue their rivalry for influence. ASEAN and regional states, like Vietnam, will come under pressure to take sides. Since the balance of power in the post-Covid-19 world is uncertain it is likely that Southeast Asian states will remain aloof and support ASEAN centrality and Southeast Asian autonomy from the major powers. Hanoitimes … [Read more...] about US challenges China to win over littoral states bullied by China: Carl Thayer
We can also expect up to 31 million additional cases of gender-based violence for every six months of movement restriction measures. Many women are trapped with abusers at a time of heightened household tensions and reduced prevention and protection efforts, social services and care. In Việt Nam, reports of gender-based violence have jumped by 20 per cent this year in the UNFPA-supported hotline services. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights
In the first year of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, we must not allow the coronavirus to further worsen inequalities, including gender inequality. Assisting people affected by humanitarian crises is not only the right thing to do; it is the smart thing to do. Failure to respond may result in countless lives lost and lead to a future resurgence of Covid-19 in fragile and conflict-affected countries. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights.
They reaffirmed the importance of the countries’ comprehensive partnership, from politics, economy – trade, security – defence, settlement of war consequences, education – training, health care, locality-to-locality ties, to cooperation within regional mechanisms. … [Read more...] about US Congress introduces resolutions marking 25 years of ties with Vietnam