Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung meets representatives of the foreign diplomatic corps and NGOs in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

People diplomacy, NGOs critical to Vietnam’s foreign relations: Deputy PM

Vietnam places great importance to the people diplomacy and the role of non-governmental organizations (NGO) in its foreign policy, stated Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung at a New Year gathering in Hanoi on January 25 of representatives of the foreign diplomatic corps and NGOs in Vietnam.

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung speaks at the meeting of PetroVietnam on January 12 (Photo: VNA)

PetroVietnam told to thoroughly deal with ailing projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung attended a meeting on January 12 of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), asking it to thoroughly address problems of five ailing projects in 2018.

The Viet Hung Urban Area in Hanoi’s Long Bien District. (Photo: VNS)

Plans ignored, urban areas hurt

Failure to follow planning in many urban areas has negative consequences for urban development, PM Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said.
 Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung (L) and the Duke of York Prince Andrew (Photo: baochinhphu.vn)

Deputy Prime Minister makes official visit to UK

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has paid an official visit to the UK from April 24-26, during which he discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral cooperation with UK officials and business leaders.