VGP - Norway is one of the first European countries establishing diplomatic relations with Viet Nam.
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Lawmakers have mooted making drink-driving a criminal offence, whether they cause an accident or not.
Moscow (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung had working sessions with representatives of Vietnamese and Russian ministries and departments in Moscow on May 23 to discuss activities to celebrate the Vietnam Year in Russia and vice versa.
Oslo (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Oslo on late May 23 (local time), starting his official trip to the country at the invitation of his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg.
Washington DC (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had meetings with several US officials in Washington DC on May 23 as part of his official visit to the North American nation.
Moscow (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with leaders of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association and the association of former Russian military experts who helped Vietnam during the wartime, in Moscow on May 23 as part of his ongoing official visit to Russia.
Moscow (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Chairwoman of the Federation Council (upper house) of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko in Moscow on May 23 as part of his official visit to the country.
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 23 sent a message of congratulations to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the successful organisation of the 17th Lok Sabha (House of People or lower house of India) election.
The National Assembly will examine three bills during May 24.
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will visit Japan from May 29 to 31 at the invitation of Japanese Foreign Minister Kono Taro.