Tuesday, 23/5/2017
  • New dynamics of international relations

    The world has entered 2016 with signs of a very exciting year. Although there has been no abrupt change in the overall picture of international relations, and the common trend is to strengthen cooperation or restraint from conflict, the world is witnessing movements with various "rhythm" creating new impetus to relations between countries, between international organizations, whether large or small.

  • Viet Nam’s cultural diplomacy: International integration and national interests

    Building upon an age-old culture, inherited the nation's historical heritage, and given its ability to create “soft power” in the process of renewal and international integration, Viet Nam has been well aware of the importance of cultural diplomacy in achieving the goal of national interests, and has taken specific actions to promote this positive and effective form of diplomacy.

  • “Group interests” and “relative and friend capitalism” - A threat warning

    The Resolution of the 4th Plenum of the Central Committee, 11th Tenure “On urgent issues on Party building at present” identified one of the important task is to fight against “group interests.” This is because “group interests” (by negative meaning) will weaken national development, interests and the country and cause serious loss; the people will be stripped off power and interests; revolutionary achievements and the socio-political regime will not be protected hence collapse.

  • Viet Nam’s proactive, positive and responsible participation in ASEAN

    Viet Nam officially became the 7th member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1995. Since then Viet Nam has made positive contribution to maintaining internal solidarity, forstering cooperation among member countries as well as between ASEAN and other external partners for the development and success of ASEAN while improving the country’s position in the region and the world.

  • Foreign relation work of the Party and State of Viet Nam in 2014 and key foreign relation tasks in 2015

    Each time when the Spring comes, people often look back at world affairs in the previous year to enter the new year with a firmer mental posture. It is also the time for each country including Viet Nam to look at itself, other country and meditate on the times to bring the country forward, safeguard national interests in a constantly changing world.

  • Viet Nam’s external relations in renovation period: some theoretical and practical issues

    After nearly 30 years since the implementation of a foreign policy of the renovation period, Viet Nam has realized deep and extensive international integration, actively participated with responsibility in forums and international and regional organizations, broadened and deepened foreign relations with countries in the world. Thirty years are an important opportunity to renew and assess theoretical and practical issues of Viet Nam’s foreign relations, perception and implementation of the foreign policy of the Party and State of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, and draw lessons and recommendations for continued renewal of foreign policy in the coming time.

  • ASEAN with resolution of disputes in the East Sea

    Building a peaceful and stable environment in the region to help member countries firmly maintain independence, sovereignty and sustainable development has been reflected in almost all of ASEAN’s documents, especially in the ASEAN Charter (effective as of December 2008). Conflict prevention, management and settlement are one of the key integral components of the ASEAN Political-Security Community. Thus, participating in resolving disputes and conflicts in the East Sea within the scope of work is both a responsibility and an ensurance of ASEAN’s common interest.

  • Building strategic, comprehensive partnerships - Viet Nam’s soft power

    Strategic and comprehensive partnerships are an important foundation for the establishment of many close bilateral mechanisms. Viet Nam’s relations with other countries are its soft power to establish and elevate its global status, make the most of opportunities and resources for national construction and defense, contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability, and development in Southeast Asia and the world at large.

  • Rethinking on model of development: Lessons from global financial-economic crisis

    The global financial crisis and economic recession which began in the United States in 2008 consisted of a series of both “hot” and “warning” crises which pushed mankind to the limit of being barely survival. The answers to these challenges can not be only rescue measures to some banks and businesses or stimulus packages, and tightened regulations, rather an overall, more systematic and comprehensive approach.

  • Vietnam’s options during international integration trend

    The 11th Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam identified uniform and comprehensive implementation of external activities, proactive and active international integration, maintenance of a peaceful and stable environment, and creation of favorable conditions for national sustainable development as steps to turn Vietnam into an industrialized and modernized country by 2020.

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