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Hanoi, November 14 (VNA) – Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu and Permanent Secretary of the Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Soe Han co-chaired the eighth annual political consultation at the deputy ministerial level in Hanoi on November 14.

Hanoi, November 14 (VNA) – Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.

Geneva (VNA) – It is necessary to maintain and respect international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in the settlement of disputes in the East Sea, Swiss lawyer Pierre Schifferli has said.

Hanoi, November 8 (VNA) - Localities in the south central coast are bracing against powerful Storm Nakri, the sixth typhoon from the East Sea this year, which is forecast to gain further strength while heading towards the region over the next few days.

Hanoi, November 7 (VNA) - Typhoon Nakri, the sixth tropical storm forecast to hit Vietnam this year, is likely to bring heavy rain to central and south-central regions.

Hanoi, November 7 (VNA) – Complying with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and promoting the ASEAN’s central role are a policy choice of Vietnam in settling disputes in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), said a local official.

Hanoi, November 7 (VNA) – Vietnam should make greater efforts to get stronger support from the international community in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) issues and hold more activities similar to South China Sea International Conferences, a leading foreign expert has suggested.

Hanoi, November 7 (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s climate and hydrodynamics are extreme and are expected to worsen by 2050, according to a report recently released by the Asian Development Bank (ABD).

Hanoi, November 6 (VNA) – As part of the ongoing 11th South China Sea International Conference in Hanoi, delegates on November 6 afternoon attended a special session marking the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and 25 years since Vietnam approved the convention.

Hanoi, November 6 (VNA) – Leading foreign experts have voiced their concerns over China’s recent actions in the South China Sea, which is called the East Sea in Vietnam, while speaking at the ongoing 11th South China Sea International Conference in Hanoi.

Hanoi, November 6 (VNA) – “Cooperation for regional security and development” was the topic of the 11th South China Sea International Conference which opened in the capital city of Hanoi on November 6.

Hanoi, November 6 (VNA) – The Government will strictly handle products with image of China’s nine-dash line in the East Sea and punish those who are responsible for the violation, officials said at a press conference after the Government’s regular October meeting on November 5.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc concludes trip to attend 35th ASEAN Summit (Quan doi Nhan dan, p1; Sai Gon Giai phong, p8).

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi on November 5 that positive results of the economy in October and the past 10 months create an important foundation for new production capacity and sustainable growth.

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received a delegation from Japan’s Gunma Prefecture led by Governor Ichita Yamamoto in Hanoi on November 5.

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Russia’s “Multipolar world” newspaper has run an article saying many countries, including partners in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), support Vietnam’s viewpoint in addressing the East Sea issues.

PM wraps up Thailand trip for ASEAN summits

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc returned to Hanoi on November 5, successfully concluding his trip to the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Thailand.

PM concludes activities at 35th ASEAN Summit

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc returned to Hanoi on November 5, successfully concluding his trip to the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Thailand.

PM concludes activities at 35th ASEAN Summit

Hanoi, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit and met with Japanese PM Abe Shinzo on November 4, wrapping up his activities at the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.

Vietnamese PM addresses 22nd ASEAN-Japan Summit

Bangkok, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his delight at growing ties between ASEAN and Japan while addressing the 22nd ASEAN – Japan Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4.

PM attends Mekong-Japan Summit in Thailand

Bangkok, November 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, leaders of other Mekong countries and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 11th Mekong-Japan Summit in Bangkok on November 4 evening.

Press Highlights

11th working day of 14th-tenure National Assembly’s 8th session: Enhancing effectiveness of crime, corruption prevention, control (Nhan dan, p1).

PM attends seventh ASEAN – US Summit

Bangkok, November 4 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the seventh ASEAN – US Summit in Bangkok on November 4, within the framework of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.