China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction and staunch opposition" after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a frontier area controlled by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, state media reported. Modi's visit Friday to Arunachal Pradesh state, to inaugurate rail and infrastructure projects, swiftly attracted Beijing's annoyance and Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin Saturday called in the Indian ambassador to lodge a "stern representation". During his meeting with ambassador Ashok Kantha, Liu said the act "undermined China's territorial sovereignty, rights and interests", the Xinhua news agency reported. Modi's visit "artificially amplified differences between the two countries on the border issue and thus went against the principles and consensus that the two sides reached on properly addressing the issue", Liu added. Ahead of their meeting, China said it "has never recognised the so-called 'Arunachal Pradesh' unilaterally set up by the Indian side", Xinhua … [Read more...] about China protests after India PM visits frontier region
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Vietnam welcomed investors from India, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong said at an Indian Business Forum in Mumbai as part of his State visit to India. Trong said trade and investment between Vietnam and India was growing strongly. India is one of Vietnam's 10th largest trading partners. Two-way trade has grown at an annual rate of more than 12 per cent in recent years, reaching US$3.94 billion in 2012. The two sides target $7 billion in bilateral trade by 2015 and $15 billion by 2020. By June 2013, Indian businessmen had established 74 projects in Vietnam with a total registered investment of more than $252 million. Trong told representatives from Indian companies that he and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had witnessed the signing of a series of important co-operation documents between the two countries. However, he noted that bilateral trade remained modest, expressing the wish that the two sides exert more efforts to … [Read more...] about Vietnam welcomes investors from India
VNGOP - At the invitation of his Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and his wife will pay a State visit to India from July 4-6, 2007. Before the visit, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng had an interview with Vietnamese and Indian correspondents in which he pledged to promote the Vietnam-India comprehensive cooperation. … [Read more...] about PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng puts eye on closer ties with India
(VEN) - Japan has become the seventh nation, after Russia, to sign a cooperation agreement with Vietnam in the field of nuclear power development. Japan has been chosen to provide technology to Vietnam's Ninh Thuan 2 Nuclear Power Plant. This information was released at the signing ceremony for a cooperation agreement between Vietnam and Japan in the field of nuclear power development and utilization for peaceful purposes, which took place recently in Hanoi. Vietnam has abundant oil, gas and coal resources, but the demand for electricity is very high and has increased rapidly. Therefore, it is necessary for Vietnam to develop new energy sources. The Vietnamese Government is seeking possibilities to replace traditional power resources with renewable power resources such as solar power and wind power. However, solar power is 10 times more expensive than nuclear power and cannot be used directly at night; and wind power is two times more expensive than nuclear power. So developing nuclear … [Read more...] about Japan Consults Vietnam on Nuclear Energy
In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.