China, Vietnam agree to deepen partnership

The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and China have agreed to implement measures to deepen the comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership between the two countries.

International media spotlight General Giap funeral

News agencies around the world covered the State funeral of General Vo Nguyen Giap on October 13, publishing articles and photo spreads detailing the Vietnamese people's great respect for the national hero.

Twenty-third ASEAN Summit wraps up in Brunei

The 23rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings came to a close in Brunei capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan on October 10.

NA Standing Committee convenes 22nd session

The 22nd session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on October 10 with a wide range of issues on its agenda.

8th Party Central Committee meeting closes

On October 9, the 8th meeting of the Party Central Committee (PCC) (term XI) closed after 10 days of working with many detailed and intelligent ideas contributed to reports and projects.

23rd ASEAN Summit opens in Brunei

The 23rd ASEAN Summit kicked off in Brunei on October 9 with the first in a series of high-level meetings within the bloc and between the bloc and its partners.

NA Council discusses ethnic minority policy

The National Assembly Ethnic Council convened its seventh plenary session in Hanoi on October 8 to make preparations for the NA's sixth session.

President Truong Tan Sang active in Bali

President Truong Tan Sang held bilateral meetings with leaders of China, Japan, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in Bali, Indonesia on October 7 on the sidelines of the 21st APEC Summit.

President arrives in Bali for APEC meeting

President Truong Tan Sang and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation touched down in Bali, Indonesia on October 6 ahead of the 21st Economic Leaders' Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum.

State funeral to be held for General Giap

A State funeral will be held for General Vo Nguyen Giap, who passed away on October 4, according to an announcement of the Funeral Committee.

Vietnam-France celebrate diplomatic ties

The 40th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic ties was celebrated at a ceremony in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 3.

Vietnamese, Thai Parties enhance co-operation

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed hope that Thailand's ruling Pheu Thai Party (PTP) will continue to work for a stronger strategic partnership between the two countries.

Party Central Committee opens 8th conference

The eighth conference of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) opened in Hanoi on September 30 under the direction of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

PM Dung's tour to France, US a success

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Hanoi on September 29, successfully concluding his official visits to France and to the United States to attend the general debate of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Vietnam, China talk co-operation on less sensitive fields at sea

Vietnam and China held the fourth round of negotiations on co-operation in less sensitive issues at sea in Hanoi from September 24-26.

Vietnam's active and responsible contributions to the international community

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrives in the United States today to attend high-level meetings at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which runs from September 26-29.

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai visits Italy

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai paid an official visit to Italy from September 23-25 at an invitation of the Italian Government.

Vietnam, UK to facilitate investment co-operation

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has suggested Vietnam and the UK create more favourable conditions for their businesses to make investment and business co-operation effective in the time to come.

PM Dung inaugurates new embassy in France

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 24 attended a ceremony to inaugurate the new building of the Vietnamese embassy in France following an official welcome ceremony in Invalides Palace in Paris.

Party leader welcomes Japanese Communist Party delegation

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong received Executive Committee Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Shii Kazuo in Hanoi on September 23.