The PM hailed the efforts by the embassy in implementing the external policies of the Party and State, building and promoting the image of the nation and people of Vietnam to U.S. friends, and contributing to making the Vietnam-U.S. ties more practical and effective, including the thorough preparations for the PM’s trip to the U.S. to attend the ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit and make a visit to the U.S. and the U.N. He asked the embassy to promptly implement agreements reached between the two countries during this visit. Meeting representatives from the Vietnamese community in the East Coast of the U.S., the Government leader thanked the community for their contribution to the homeland as well as to the relationship between Vietnam and the U.S. He reiterated that the Party and State always consider the Vietnamese community abroad as an indispensable part of the community of ethnic groups in Vietnam, and always do their best to support overseas Vietnamese to settle down in the host … [Read more...] about PM meets Vietnamese embassy officials, community in U.S.
Building solidarity based on a foundation of common interests is central to the survival of ASEAN, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said in a press interview on Tuesday. The statement comes just one week before the socio-economic bloc celebrates its 50th anniversary. ASEAN, or the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was founded on August 8, 1967 when foreign ministers from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand gathered in Bangkok to sign the ASEAN Declaration. The association has since expanded to include Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia, raising its membership count to ten countries. On Tuesday, Deputy PM Minh, who serves as Vietnam’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, sat down with the country’s press to share his vision for ASEAN’s development ahead of the association’s 50th birthday. An infographic illustrating the history of development of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Graphic: Tuoi Tre … [Read more...] about Solidarity vital to ASEAN’s survival: Vietnamese Deputy PM
PM Pham Minh Chinh and young Vietnamese people in New York take a group selfie at the meeting on May 15 (Photo: VNA) Representatives of the overseas community reported on their living, working, and studying situation as well as activities in New York, noting that the Vietnamese people here have always fulfilled the obligations of citizens, turned their hearts towards the homeland, and are delighted at the country’s development. Fielding questions about Vietnam’s measures for attracting foreign investment, PM Chinh said Vietnam has an appropriate policy, competitive edges, and a stable legal system that matches its international commitments. It is also stepping up administrative reforms, developing comprehensive infrastructure, forming a business climate suiting Vietnam and global trends, and gearing up high-quality human resources for investors to come to operate in the country. He underlined the Party and State’s attention to the attraction of intellectuals to the public … [Read more...] about Each overseas Vietnamese should be country’s most vivid demonstration: PM
Duong Thuy Vi performs in the jianshu event of SEA Games 31 in Hanoi on Friday. She is considered the golden girl of Vietnamese wushu, who often claims gold for Vietnam in SEA Games and Asian Games. Vi solidified herself as one of the most successful Vietnamese wushu athletes with two world titles, one Asian Games gold and six SEA Games gold, including two at the ongoing Games. Tran Thi Kieu Trang competes in the jianshu event. The girl from Quang Ninh Province said that she developed a passion for wushu after watching other athletes perform on TV. Wushu is a soft, hard and mixed martial art originated from China. Its events are performed using compulsory or individual routines. Before the performance, the athletes must first register for difficulty level A, B or C. In the freestyle event, the referee will give the score based on difficulty and the skill of the athletes. … [Read more...] about SEA Games: The beauty of Vietnamese wushu
Tran Hung Nguyen celebrates when he wins a gold medal and breaks the Games record in the men’s 400m medley on May 15. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi – Vietnamese swimmers earned one gold and three silver medals and set a new SEA Games record on May 15, the second competition day of swimming at the 31st Southeast Asian Games. With a result of 4 minutes and 18.10 seconds, Tran Hung Nguyen not only sustained his top position in the men’s 400m medley since the last Games held in 2019 but also broke the previous Games record of 4 minutes and 20.65 seconds set by himself. Also in this category, the 16-year-old Nguyen Quang Thuan, younger brother of famous swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, secured a silver when finishing his race in 4 minutes and 22.46 seconds, which is an encouraging result as this is the first time he has competed at the region’s biggest sporting event. In the men’s 100m freestyle, Luong Jeremie Loic Nino of Vietnam with 49.57 seconds brought home a silver while his teammate … [Read more...] about SEA Games 31: Vietnamese swimmer breaks Games record on May 15
In particular, on May 12 and 13, the mission presented six gift packages, worth VND 120 million, to the Police Department, Military Sub-region, gendarme force, and the Overseas Vietnamese Associations of Svay Rieng and Pray Veng provinces. The deed aimed to share difficulties with the Cambodian armed forces and people who were strongly affected by natural disasters and diseases. At the meeting, the two sides exchanged information related to their coordination in border management and protection. They hoped that in the coming time the Long An provincial Border Guard Command and the armed forces of Svay Rieng and Pray Veng provinces will continue sharing information and coordinating in managing and protecting border areas, preventing illegal border exit and entry, and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The participants also agreed to create favorable conditions for people living along the borderline to travel and develop economy, contributing to ensuring political security and public … [Read more...] about Vietnamese unit presents gifts to Cambodian armed forces