Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrives in Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung touched down in Tokyo on the evening of December 12, beginning a four-day official visit to attend the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit and the Mekong-Japan Summit.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pays official visit to Japan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation have departed Hanoi for an official visit to Japan at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

PM receives foreign diplomats

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Wednesday highly valued active contributions of Thailand's outgoing Ambassador to Viet Nam, Anuson Chinvanno, to the multi-faceted ties between the two countries over the past years.

President pays tribute to late South African leader

President Truong Tan Sang on December 10 led a State delegation to pay tribute to and lay floral wreaths for late President of South Africa Nelson Mandela at the country's embassy in Hanoi.

Deputy PM Minh welcomes US guest

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received Caroline Atkinson, US Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, today as part of Ms Atkinson's working visit to Vietnam.

President signs revised Constitution into law

State President Truong Tan Sang on December 8 signed to promulgate the revised Constitution and a resolution guiding the enactment of the new Constitutional amendments.

PM pushes for stronger economic restructuring

Vietnam will go ahead with intensifying economic restructuring and encouraging scientific and technological advances to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the national economy.

Cambodian PM receives Vietnam Fatherland Front leader

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on December 3 received Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

DPM starts Canadian tour

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh on December 2 (local time) arrived in capital Ottawa, having separate meetings with Governor General David Lloyd Johnston, Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella, House of Commons Speaker Andrew Sheer, Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson, and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander.

NA Chairman certifies revised Constitution

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung on December 2 signed to certify the revised 1992 Constitution adopted at the freshly-ended sixth session of the 13th National Assembly.

DPM to tour three American countries

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh will pay official visits to Canada, Bolivia and Uruguay from December 2-10 to foster ties with the three American countries.

National Assembly closes sixth session

The sixth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) drew to a close in Hanoi on November 29 after 32 working days, having completed all the tasks on its agenda.

PM receives Cuban Ambassador

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on November 28 received Cuban Ambassador to Viet Nam Herminio Lopez Diaz.

Draft amendments to 1992 Constitution adopted

The National Assembly has adopted the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution with 486 of 488 votes, accounting for 97.59% of total deputies.

NA adopts resolutions on hydropower works, crime prevention

National Assembly deputies have approved resolutions on strengthening the planning, management and exploitation of hydropower works and intensifying the prevention of criminal activity.

First Vietnam-Japan security dialogue commences

The first Vietnam-Japan security dialogue at the deputy ministerial level took place in Hanoi on November 26.

Vietnam attends regional ministerial meetings

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Phuong Nga took part in the 12th Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Ministerial Meeting and the 3rd ASEAN and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Meeting in Manama, Bahrain from November 25-26.

Ninh Binh to host Vesak 2014

Viet Nam will host the 2014 United Nations Day of Vesak at Bai Dinh Pagoda in northern Ninh Binh province from May 7-11 next year.

PM receives New Zealand's Defense Minister

Viet Nam supports the cooperation between Vietnamese and New Zealand Ministries of Defense, especially in naval forces and training.

Developing Vietnam-India strategic partnership

The State visit of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and his high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reached its successful conclusion. The joint statement between the two countries affirmed that the India-Vietnam relationship is a time tested friendship characterised by shared interests, mutual trust and multifaceted co-operation. In view of strategic interests, the two sides agreed to strengthen and deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries that contributes to peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia Pacific region and the world.