China's likely next leader Xi Jinping warned the United States against plans to boost its military strength in Asia as he prepared for a closely watched visit to Washington starting Monday. China's vice president, who is tipped to rule the rising Asian power until 2023, called on the United States to prioritize economic growth and promised anew that Beijing would address foreign concerns about its currency's value. In a written interview with The Washington Post, Xi said that the Pacific Ocean had "ample space" for both China and the United States but insisted that Asian countries were concerned foremost with "economic prosperity." "At a time when people long for peace, stability and development, to deliberately give prominence to the military security agenda, scale up military deployment and strengthen military alliances is not really what most countries in the region hope to see," Xi said. "We welcome a constructive role by the United States in promoting peace, stability and … [Read more...] about China vice president warns against US military focus
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Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan yesterday called on overseas Vietnamese to strengthen unity among their communities and also help the country develop. Speaking at the first conference of leaders of overseas Vietnamese organisations that opened in Da Lat yesterday, the vice President said overseas Vietnamese are an inseparable part of the Vietnamese nation. Doan said the Vietnamese Government would take up their issues with their adopted countries to better protect their interests and benefits. She also told overseas Vietnamese to promote ties between Viet Nam and their current living countries. There are more than 4 million Vietnamese living in over 100 countries and territories, with the number of Vietnamese nationals studying abroad, working, and married to foreign citizens increasing, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Doan praised the contributions made by overseas Vietnamese (OV) to the country's socio-economic development and fight for independence. Their … [Read more...] about Vice President urges overseas Vietnamese to unite
Vice President Truong My Hoa of Vietnam met with Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic, held talks with her counterpart Jirko Malacherek, and worked with Deputy Speaker of the Slovak Parliament Bela Bugar on October 17th, the first day of her official visit to Slovakia, which aims to promote co-operation between the two countries. During the visit, made at the invitation of the Slovak Government, Vice President Truong My Hoa is accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phu Binh, Vice Director of the Presidential Office Nguyen Huu Luc, Vice Minister of Trade Le Danh Vinh, Vice General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Vu Tuan Canh and Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tran Thi Thuy. During the talks and meetings, the two sides informed each other of the situations in their respective countries. They also exchanged views on issues relating to bilateral relations, including measures to enhance and promote the traditional friendship and … [Read more...] about Vice President Truong My Hoa visits Slovakia
On the afternoon of September 20, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in Nanning, Guangxi. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dun g and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping … [Read more...] about Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung meets Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has urged the HCM City-based University of Law to ensure students are exposed to legal practice in addition to theoretical learning. Speaking during a visit to the University on its 15th anniversary yesterday, March 7, she said: "The school should encourage students to attend trials and discuss cases." … [Read more...] about Law students must attend trials, says Vice President