President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the Temple of Literature in Hà Nội on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng HÀ NỘI — Visiting President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou toured the Temple of Literature in Hà Nội and attended a tea party hosted by Vice President of Việt Nam Võ Thị Ánh Xuân on Monday. Sakellaropoulou is paying an official visit to Việt Nam from May 15 to 19 at the invitation of Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. At the tea party, the Vietnamese Vice President welcomed the positive results of talks between the two presidents, expressing her belief that the visit by Sakellaropoulou would promote Việt Nam-Greece cooperation in a practical and intensive manner. Xuân thanked the Greek President for her warm sentiments to a high-ranking delegation from Việt Nam during an official visit to the European nation last November, as well as for donating 250,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Việt Nam when the COVID-19 situation in the country was dire. … [Read more...] about Vice President hosts tea party for visiting Greek President in Temple of Literature
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Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng (right) had talks with visiting Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou in Hà Nội on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng HÀ NỘI — Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng hosted a reception for visiting Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou in Hà Nội on Monday. The Vietnamese Party leader congratulated Sakellaropoulou on becoming the first female president of Greece, and thanked the Greek people for their valuable support for Việt Nam’s struggle for independence in the past as well as the current national construction, especially in COVID-19 prevention and control. He highly valued the outcomes of the Greek leader’s visit, especially the results of the talks between President Sakellaropoulou and her Vietnamese counterpart Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. He expressed his belief that the visit is a milestone in the development of bilateral ties. The Party leader affirmed that Việt Nam attached much importance to its traditional friendship with Greece … [Read more...] about Party leader hosts Greek President in Hà Nội
There should be special mechanisms for economic ties between the two countries. The governments of Vietnam and Laos are closely working on the construction of the Hanoi-Vientiane expressway project that will facilitate sea access to land-locked Laos. Chairman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue speaks with Vietnamese businesses in Laos on May 15. Photos: Quochoi The information was released by Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue of Vietnam’s National Assembly who is on his three-day visit to Lao starting on May 15. Hanoi-Vientiane expressway, which is being built with funding from Japan, will enable Laos to access the sea in Vung Ang Seaport, Vietnam’s central province of Ha Tinh. Launched in 2016, the 725-km project, with an estimated investment of US$4.5 billion, is expected to boost economic connectivity between the two countries and Thailand’s northeast. Hue said the two countries' economic ties need to be boosted to become commensurate to the strong … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Laos boost construction of road linking two capital cities
The Japanese retailer plans to build 16 more shopping malls in Vietnam by 2025. AEON Mall Vietnam, the Japanese retailer, wants to invest in three or four more projects in Hanoi by 2025. AEON Mall shopping mall in Long Bien District. Photo: AEON Mall This plan was proposed by General Director of AEON Mall Vietnam Nakagawa Tetsuyuki at a recent meeting with Hanoi Party Secretary Dinh Tien Dung on May 13. By 2025, the Japanese retailer wants to build 16 more shopping malls in Vietnam. It is currently operating six department stores in Vietnam, including two commercial centers in Hanoi’s Long Bien and Ha Dong districts. As investment procedures for its project in Hoang Mai District is being finalized, the General Director of Aeon Mall Vietnam hoped Hanoi will continue to support and remove obstacles so that the execution of the project could kick off in the third quarter of this year. The Japanese business also asked the city to support the research and … [Read more...] about AEON Mall wants to invest in four more projects in Hanoi
According to the article, titled “Laos-Vietnam relations are deepening,” the visit takes place in the context that the two countries are preparing to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 - September 5, 2022) and the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 - July 18, 2022) and the Laos - Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022. It affirmed that the visit to Laos of the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation allows the two nations to continue inheriting, cultivating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive relationship between the two Parties, the two States and the people of Laos and Vietnam. According to the article, Laos and Vietnam share a border of more than 2,000km, and the close relationship between the two countries has been cultivated since the historical period of national construction and defense in each country. The great friendship, … [Read more...] about Lao newspaper spotlights Vietnamese N.A. Chairman’s official visit
He made the request during a working meeting visit with the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the United Nations (U.N.) as part of his trip to the U.S. These above-mentioned issues require a global approach, calling for the cooperation of countries and multilateralism, of which the most important mechanism is the U.N., the PM said. At the same time, the mission should strictly follow the foreign policy of independence, for peace, friendship, cooperation and development, multilateralization and diversification of external relations. According to the PM, it is essential to have deep knowledge on the role of the U.N. and the role of Vietnam in the U.N.. He asked the delegation to continue to further review the country’s experience during the two tenures serving as a non-permanent member in the U.N. Security Council. He also required the mission to pay more attention to strategic research in order to timely make policy recommendations to the Party and State when there are new … [Read more...] about PM meets Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the U.N.