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Hanoi, May 27 (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last weekend by the Vietnam News Agency.

Hanoi, May 25 (VNA) – More than 100 scholars and researchers from Vietnam and some European countries gathered at a workshop held at the University of Warsaw, Poland, on May 24 to introduce their studies on the East Sea and help enhance overseas Vietnamese (OV) and international friends’ knowledge about the sea.

Hanoi, May 24 (VNA) - From 2.7 million in 2003, the Vietnamese community abroad now groups around 6 million, boasting a growth rate of approximately 5% annually and casting its influence far and wide.

Hanoi, May 22 (VNA) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 22 held a phone conversation with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the third interaction between them in the six months.

Hanoi, May 11 (VNA) – Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs David Cameron expressed their delight over the two countries’ strategic partnership which has been developed in a more effective and deeper manner, during their phone talks on May 10.

Hanoi, May 10 (VNA) – Diversifying communications methods to enhance public awareness of natural disaster prevention and control, and ensuring accurate and timely forecast are among solutions to minimise damage caused by natural disasters, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang said while chairing a national conference on natural disaster prevention and control, search and rescue in 2024 held in Hanoi on May 10.

Hanoi, May 6 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 6 received French Minister of the Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu, who is in Vietnam to attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory.

Hanoi, May 5 (VNA) - Vietnam attaches importance to its strategic partnership with France, which has been developing extensively and intensively across various fields, including defence, Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang affirmed at his talks with visiting French Minister of the Armed Forces Sébastien Lecornu in Hanoi on May 5.

Saint Petersburg, April 27 (VNA) - Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Do Hung Viet, who is also head of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) delegation of Vietnam, attended the 20th ASEAN-Russia SOM in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 26.

Hanoi, April 25 (VNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson Pham Thu Hang on April 25 said Vietnam’s consistent stance on China’s fishing ban in the East Sea has been affirmed clearly over the past years.

Hanoi, April 26 (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last night by the Vietnam News Agency.

Hanoi, April 25 (VNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson Pham Thu Hang on April 25 said Vietnam’s consistent stance on China’s fishing ban in the East Sea, which has been affirmed clearly over the past years.

Hanoi, April 24 (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi co-chaired the fifth meeting of the Vietnam-Indonesia Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) in Hanoi on April 24.

Hanoi, April 23 (VNA) – Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son met with Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Dato Pehin Erywan Yusof in Hanoi on April 23, as the latter has been in Vietnam to attend the ASEAN Future Forum 2024.

Hanoi, April 23 (VNA) – The 11th Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) defence policy dialogue took place in Hanoi on April 23, reviewing results of the countries’ cooperation in the field, discussing matters of shared concerns, and agreeing on orientations for joint work in the time to come.

Hanoi, April 23 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 23 hosted a reception for ASEAN Secretary-General Kao Kim Hourn who is paying a working trip to Vietnam and attending the ASEAN Future Forum (AFF) 2024 from April 21-24.

Prime Minister hosts Indonesian Foreign Minister

Hanoi, April 23 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on April 23 for Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, who is now on an official visit to Vietnam and to co-chair the fifth meeting of the Vietnam-Indonesia Joint Committee on Bilateral Cooperation.

Vietnam, Thailand agree to step up bilateral cooperation mechanisms

Bangkok, April 11 (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara co-chaired the 5th Meeting of the Vietnam - Thailand Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) in Bangkok on April 11, as part of the former’s official visit to Thailand from April 10-12.

UN agencies’ UPR report contains unobjective contents: Deputy Spokesman

Hanoi, April 11 (VNA) - The report of the United Nations (UN) agencies in Vietnam under the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism contains many inaccurate and unverified contents, along with many assessments that are unobjective, unbalanced, and do not accurately and fully reflect the situation, efforts and achievements of Vietnam in protecting and promoting human rights, said Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet.

Blue economy – the gateway to sustainable development

Hanoi, April 9 (VNA) – Boosting the growth of blue economy, a key factor in the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on conserving and sustainably using of the oceans, seas and marine resources (Goal 14) for sustainble development, has become a worldwide trend.

Top Vietnamese, Chinese legislators hold talks

Beijing, April 8 (VNA) – Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China Zhao Leji presided over a welcome ceremony for and held talks with Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue in Beijing, China, on April 8.

Top Vietnamese, Chinese legislators hold talks

Beijing, April 8 (VNA) – Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China Zhao Leji presided over a welcome ceremony for and held talks with Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue in Beijing, China, on April 8.