Vietnam’s law enforcement forces at sea are keeping a close eye on developments related to the illegal operations of the Chinese vessel Xiang Yang Hong 10 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, an official has said.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel held talks in Hanoi on May 4, affirming both sides’ wish and determination to lift bilateral relations to a new development stage that is more substantive and effective.
Vietnam’s consistent viewpoint that activities in the East Sea must strictly comply with international law while commenting on the report that Chinese vessel Haiyang Dizhi 4 recently operated in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone.
Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong and Governor-General of Australia David Hurley expressed their delight at the practical and effective development of the strategic partnership between the two countries during their talks in Hanoi on April 4.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen on November 8 affirmed their resolve to further consolidate and develop the good neighborliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable, and long-term cooperation between the two countries.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan, Standing Deputy Head of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on August 9, signed the official dispatch No.23 requesting localities to prepare to deal with the possibility that tropical depression develops into a storm in the East Sea.
Vietnam resolutely opposes and demands Taiwan to cancel live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh island belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and not to repeat similar violations in the future, Spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 2.
The 8th Ocean Dialogue took place in Hanoi on June 29 under the theme “40th Anniversary of UNCLOS: Promoting maritime cooperation in Southeast Asia”, drawing more than 150 direct and 100 online participants, including 15 speakers from 14 countries and territories, and representatives from the UN.
The revision of the Petroleum Law is crucial to creating a smooth legal corridor for investors and increasing the attractiveness of the investment environment in the field of oil and gas, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien while delivering a proposal on the draft amended Petroleum Law at the 15th National Assembly’s ongoing third session on June 3.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received visiting Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin in Hanoi on May 20, emphasizing that Singapore is always one of the leading partners of Vietnam in the region.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue and visiting Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin held talks in Hanoi on May 18, sharing view on the need for their countries to further intensify overall relations and parliamentary ties so as to step up the strategic partnership.
Maritime and aviation security and safety in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) is extremely important for countries in the region and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang emphasized the demand that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty while replying to reporters’ questions about China’s three-month fishing ban in the East Sea, including the waters of Vietnam, on April 29.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and German Chancellor and leader of the German Social Democratic Party Olaf Scholz agreed to direct the promotion of the countries’ cooperation in the fields of mutual interest in their telephone conversation held on March 31.
The commemoration of the Gac Ma Battle in March is an occasion to honour officers and soldiers who live and work on the DK platforms amid the vast sea, many of whom sacrificed their lives to safeguard the national sovereignty at sea.