VNA General Director Vu Viet Trang presents a gift to Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Quang Minh at the event (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on October 21 met with a delegation of heads of Vietnamese representative agencies in foreign nations for the 2021-2024 tenure. VNA General Director Vu Viet Trang stressed the close collaboration the VNA has with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in general and with the network of representative agencies of Vietnam overseas in particular, which has contributed significantly to the achievements of both sides over the past time. In over 76 years of construction and development, the VNA and the diplomatic sector have always accompanied the nation on the diplomatic and communications fronts, Trang affirmed. VNA General Director Vu Viet Trang speaks at the event (Photo: VNA) She reviewed a number of effective cooperation contents between the VNA's overseas bureaus and representative agencies of Vietnam in … [Read more...] about VNA fosters cooperation with Vietnamese representative agencies abroad
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Vietnam emphasized the need to resume negotiations as soon as possible. The UN Security Council (UNSC) held an emergency closed-door meeting on October 21 (Vietnam time), one day after the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea. A UNSC meeting on North Korea held in New York on August 29, 2021. Photo: VNA Pyongyang announced that it had succeeded in launching a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). The meeting of the top UN body was held at the request of the US and the UK, international media reported, adding that that the UNSC failed to reach a consensus response as China and Russia opposed the request to compile a statement regarding the launch. This is the fourth UNSC emergency meeting on the North Korean missile launch since March 2021. After the meeting, Vietnamese representatives said Vietnam, as a non-permanent member of the UNSC, shared the common concerns about the missile launch on October 19, according to reporters of the … [Read more...] about UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over North Korea
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
Head of the Central Citizen Reception Committee (under the Government Inspectorate) Nguyễn Hồng Điệp. Meetings with citizens, as well as the settlement of complaints and denunciations, are to be discussed during the ongoing National Assembly session, and is also a topic to be overseen by the Standing Committee. Head of the Central Citizen Reception Committee (under the Government Inspectorate) Nguyễn Hồng Điệp talks to Vietnamnet online newspaper about this issue. A report by the Fatherland Front shows that many provincial leaders have not held meetings with citizens for 18 months. The matter was also mentioned many times during National Assembly sessions. What do you think about this situation? I think that as social distancing regulations were applied, in 2021 the number of local leaders meeting with their citizens decreased significantly. In some localities, according to the supervision delegations of the National Assembly, many provincial leaders did not meet citizens, but … [Read more...] about Meetings with citizens are vital for issues to be resolved: official
Military Insurance's application on a mobile phone. VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Revenue of the whole non-life insurance market recorded modest growth this year, but most insurance stocks on the stock market rose sharply. In the past two months, most insurance stocks have rebounded, with some stocks like Military Insurance Company (MIG), Bảo Minh Insurance Corporation (BMI) and Post - Telecommunication Joint Stock Insurance Corporation (PTI) up about 60 per cent compared to the beginning of the year. Vietnam National Reinsurance Corporation (VNR) even jumped 145 per cent. This stands in contrast to the sideways trend that occurred a few years ago. On the stock exchange, there are currently seven insurance stocks, including VNR, PTI, MIG, BMI, Petrolimex Insurance Corporation (PGI), PVIRe (PRE) and BIDV Insurance Corporation (BIC). These companies are operating in the field of non-life insurance. In Việt Nam, there is no life insurance company listed or registered for trading … [Read more...] about Insurance stocks get boost thanks to State divestment
At the event (Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Hanoi (VNA) - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Secretary of State of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Soeung Rathchavy co-chaired the seventh Vietnam-Cambodia political consultation via videoconference on October 21 to discuss bilateral ties as well as regional and global issues of shared concern. Both sides shared the view that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides have made efforts to maintain all-level exchanges and meetings in various forms, and effectively made use of bilateral cooperation mechanisms. The two sides agreed to step up trade and economic recovery post-pandemic, enhance national defence-security cooperation, improve the efficiency of border management and collaboration in education, information and communications, culture-sports and people-to-people exchange. They pledged to work closely together to seek solutions to the issue of legal … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Cambodia hold seventh political consultation