Malaysian PM consoles Durian-stricken Vietnamese victims 09:05 | 16/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Knowing that Typhoon Durian caused heavy damage to people in several southern provinces in Vietnam, Malaysian PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi sent on December 7 a consolatory message to PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng.
Donors pledge VN over US$ 4.45 bil 08:03 | 16/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The donors pledged Vietnam over US$ 4.45 billion in the afternoon of December 15 at the Consultative Group Meeting 2006. This is the largest funding ever committed to Vietnam.
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng to visit Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand in December 2006 11:00 | 15/12/2006
VNGOVNet – At the invitation of Cambodian PM Samdech Hunsen, Lao PM Bouasone Bouphavanh and Thai PM Surayud Chulanont, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng will pay separate official visits to the Kingdom of Cambodia from December 18-19, 2006, to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic from December 19-20, 2006, and the Kingdom of Thailand from December 20-21, 2006.
State President congratulates 13th Malaysian King 09:47 | 14/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On the occasion Mr. Mizan Zainal Abidin ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Mukafi Billah Shah became the 13th King of Malaysia, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết sent a congratulatory message to him on December 13.
Thai Government gives help to Durian-stricken Vietnamese southerners 07:45 | 14/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Through its Embassy in Hanoi, the Kingdom of Thailand Government on December 12 sent US$ 50,000 via the Vietnam Red Cross to Vietnamese people in some southern provinces to help them address the Durian typhoon's impacts.
Leaders of different countries send consolatory messages to VN 08:30 | 13/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Knowing that Typhoon Durian caused heavy human and material damage to Vietnam, leaders of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Kingdom of Thailand, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have sent consolatory messages to Vietnamese State and Government leaders.
VN lauds US Congress for passing PNTR 07:32 | 11/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 9, 2006, the Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) status for Vietnam was approved by both the US House of Representatives and Senate.
President Nguyễn Minh Triết receives UNDP Administrator-UNDG Chair 07:22 | 09/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 8 in Hanoi, President Nguyễn Minh Triết gave a reception to the Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), Mr. Kemal Dervis, who is paying a working visit to Vietnam.
Congratulatory messages to Venezuela, Tajikistan and Switzerland 11:00 | 08/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 7, 2006, on the occasion that Mr. Hugo Chaves Frias was re-elected as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng sent their congratulations to the Venezuelan President.
PM approves diplomatic note on revised 2002 Italian aid water sector agreement 07:00 | 08/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 7, the PM ratified the contents of a diplomatic note about the revision to the 2002 agreement on the aid of the Italian Government for the water supply sector.