The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced the nine most significant environmental events in 2021
As an organisation gathering and representing the business community, entrepreneurs, employers and trade associations, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has performed its tasks well, making important contributions to the common achievements of the country, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the VCCI's 12th national congress in Hanoi on December 31.
In 2021, Vietnam has continued acting as an active and responsible member of the international community as seen in its performance in many multilateral cooperation mechanisms.
With its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development as well as diversification and multilateralisation of external relations, Vietnam has affirmed its rising role and position in the region and the world.
As a member of the UNESCO Executive Board, Vietnam will continue bringing into play its role as a dynamic and responsible member actively helping build and shape this organisation, Ambassador Le Thi Hong Van said.
The adoption of some unprecedented measures supporting the COVID-19 fight, the commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, and new records in the stock market are among the 10 most outstanding economic events of Vietnam in 2021. The following is the list selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam needs to prepare personnel to meet the requirements of higher positions in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions, and continue to send candidates, especially female staff, to the UN headquarters, Colonel Mac Duc Trong, deputy head of the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, has said.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the ambassadors of Mongolia, Nigeria, Timor-Leste, and Algeria who came to present their credentials on December 23.
A national conference was held in Hanoi on December 23 to review the external information service and communications about seas, islands, border demarcation, marker planting, and land border management in 2021.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is taking place around the world with a boom in digital technology, creating great opportunities for but also challenges to the development of each country, enterprise, and person.
A national-level ceremony was held in Dong Hoi city, the central province of Quang Binh, on December 22 to mark the 110th birth anniversary of General Vo Nguyen Giap (August 25, 1911 - 2021), the “Eldest Brother” of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA).
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc departed from Hanoi on the morning of December 21 for a State-level visit to Cambodia on December 21 and 22 at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hailed the Central Public Security Party Committee and the Ministry of Public Security for fulfilling assigned tasks this year during a conference held by the committee in Hanoi on December 20.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 20 applauded the Central Military Commission, the Ministry of National Defence and all-level Party Committees for their leadership in national defence and security despite a range of difficulties and challenges this year.
A State-level visit to Cambodia by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 21 - 22 is set to help further enhance political trust and intensify multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue had a meeting with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on December 19 during his official visit to India from December 15-19.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue met Governor of Karnataka State Thawar Chand Gehlot on December 18 as part of his official visit to India from December 15-19.
Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue met with Indian Vice President and Chairman of the Council of States Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on December 17.
A Lao official has highly valued Vietnam’s open foreign policy of diversification and multilateralisation of foreign relations and being a friend of all countries as seen in its support for other countries in the COVID-19 combat.
A proactive diplomacy that pursues peace is the key helping Vietnam obtain achievements during its integration into the world over the past years and raise its stature in the international arena, a Cuban expert has said.