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China sends militia ships to Whitsun Reef, Vietnam protests

At a regular press conference on May 13, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang raised Hanoi’s position against China’s dispatch of nearly 300 ships to Whitsun Reef which is a part of the Truong Sa (Spratlys) where Vietnam…
Why is it not easy for airlines to fly to the US?

Vietnamese airlines have been excited about direct flights to the US. However, the biggest difficulty is not technical, but commercial, even under the controlled Covid 19 pandemic. Ambition to flight to the US In early November last year, Bamboo Airways…
US congressmen from two parties introduce Vietnam Human Rights Act

A ceremony to celebrate Vietnam’s Human Rights Day on May 11, 2016, at the US Congress. A group of US bipartisan congressmen has just introduced the Vietnam Human Rights Act which introduces effective measures to improve the human rights situation…
British Ambassador to Vietnam speaks about roles of a free press

The British Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr. Gareth Ward, recently visited the Press Museum in Hanoi, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, while also highlighting the role of the free press. The British diplomatic mission on May 3 posted…
Vietnam and the US – temporary allies?

It took a month after the US presidential election, the Vietnamese leaders sent their congratulations to Mr. Joe Biden. In Vietnam, people know Donald Trump better and expected him to be re-elected more than Joe Biden. That is because not…
Vietnam denies China’s false accusations of maritime militias

Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied the Chinese side’s accusations that the Vietnamese maritime militia threatened its security and defense forces, affirming Vietnam’s peaceful defense policy. At the ministry’s regular press conference on the afternoon of April 29, Deputy…
South China Sea: Vietnam opposes China’s fishing ban

The Vietnamese government on April 29, 2021, officially rejected the fishing ban that China has just issued in the waters surrounding China, including the East Sea (South China Sea). During a regular press conference in Hanoi, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s…
The UK-Vietnam FTA officially comes into effect

The UK-Vietnam free trade agreement (UKVFTA) officially came into effect on May 1, 2021. The UK-Vietnam joint statement released by the British Ministry of Commerce states that with a total trade value equivalent to £ 5.1 billion, the agreement creates…
Vietnam says USCIRF 2021’ report not fair, lack of objectivity

On April 29, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the 2021 Report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) had a number of contents that lack objectivity, not fair, and based on the incorrect information” about…
What does Vietnam learn from Japan’s labor market?

“We interviewed more than 1,500 people, but 99% ended their self-introductions with the affirmation ‘No matter how hard we work, we will do our best.” “It would be great if those were the words of people who really want to…