Nguyen Xuan Phuc - updates

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ASEAN leaders meet online to tackle coronavirus

Apr 14, 2020 - 2:39 PM

Hanoi chairs an Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting on COVID-19, with the country touting its success so far in containing the virus with extensive quarantines and social distancing

TALKING ONLINE. Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc greets other member country leaders during a live video conference on the special Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in Hanoi on April 14, 2020. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Vietnam 'willing' to host Trump-Kim summit – report

Jan 18, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Vietnam has cropped up in the swirl of rumors and conjecture over a possible site for the meeting, with the capital Hanoi or the coastal city of Danang seemingly the most likely bases for the summit

NEXT SUMMIT. In this file photo, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump (R) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Vietnam's hardline president laid to rest

Sep 26, 2018 - 11:49 AM

(UPDATED) Long lines of officials, police, relatives, and monks in golden robes stream through the National Funeral House in central Hanoi where Quang's flag-draped coffin lay beneath a large portrait of the leader

MOURNING. Buddhist monks pray for late Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Viet Nam Quoc Tu Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on September 23, 2018. File photo by Kao Nguyen/AFP

Vietnam PM tells Duterte they can supply PH with rice

Apr 27, 2018 - 8:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Singapore

VIETNAM PM. President Rodrigo Duterte is welcomed by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a courtesy call in September 2016. Malacañang file photo

What were the other ASEAN countries up to in Manila?

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

A rundown of the main concerns and activities of the ASEAN member-states at the 31st Summit in Manila

ASEAN SUMMIT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and leaders and representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states do the traditional ASEAN handshake as they pose for a photo following the signing ceremony of the ASEAN Concensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Migrant Workers at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Widespread destruction in central Vietnam after major typhoon

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:59 PM

Typhoon Doksuri destroys around 123,000 homes and tears down trees and power lines in 5 provinces

DEVASTATION. A motorcyclist rides past a raw of destroyed homes in Ky Anh town, in the central province of Ha Tinh, the day after Typhoon Doksuri makes a landfall to the country's central coast on September 16. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Japan pledges fresh aid to Vietnam for security, maritime affairs

Jan 16, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces the 130 billion yen loan package during a two day visit to Vietnam

SHINZO ABE. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Hanoi on January 16, 2017. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Kerry back in Vietnam on last diplomatic tour

Jan 12, 2017 - 11:00 PM

John Kerry is due to leave office next week when President Barack Obama hands over power to President elect Donald Trump

JOHN KERRY. US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius, center, and others, as he arrives at the Hanoi Airport on January 12, 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Alex Brandon / AFP

Duterte sits down with 6 leaders in 1st int'l trip

Sep 10, 2016 - 7:13 AM

Vietnam promises a long term supply of rice to the Philippines while Japan vows to uphold the rule of law in the disputed South China Sea

LAO PM. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane, Laos, on September 6, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Vietnam Prime Minister sworn in by lawmakers

Apr 07, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Nguyen Xuan Phuc is the only candidate nominated for the position by party officials earlier this year and wins 90 26 of the votes in parliament

NEW PRIME MINISTER. Nguyen Xuan Phuc (C, front) takes the oath of office after being elected new Prime Minister by Vietnam's Parliament, in Hanoi, Vietnam, April 7, 2016. Stringer/EPA