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High-level delegation from Vietnam visits the UK 28 – 30 June 2022

A high-level delegation from Vietnam made an official visit to the UK from 28 to 30 June, headed by HE Vuong Dinh Hue, Politburo Member and President of the National Assembly. It included Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh, several National Assembly Members, and Ministers or Deputy Ministers from Justice, Education, Planning and Investment, and… Read more »

Vietnam-UK Network Dinner

120 people attended a lively Vietnam-UK Network Dinner in the House of Lords on 13 June, which marked the Network’s 9th anniversary. After an interruption to this annual event because of COVID restrictions, it was, by general consent, great to be able to meet up once again, and in such prestigious surroundings. A sunny summer’s evening… Read more »

*Update* Vietnam-UK Network annual Dinner 2022

Following a review by the Parliamentary Commission, the Events Team at the House of Lords announced on 4 January the cancellation, with immediate effect, of all Banqueting events there, up to and including 31 Jan 2022. Please Note and Save the Date: we are rearranging the Dinner for the evening of Monday 13 June. More… Read more »

Congratulations to His Excellency Ambassador Nguyen Hoang Long on the presentation of His Excellency’s Credentials to the Queen

The Vietnam-UK Network offers its congratulations to His Excellency Ambassador Nguyen Hoang Long on the presentation of His Excellency’s Credentials to the Queen on 18 November 2021. The Network Chairman Warwick Morris and several Network supporters attended the Credentials vin d’honneur reception at the Vietnamese Embassy later that day. It was a good chance to… Read more »

VUKN Chairman meets with Ambassador Long

VUKN Chairman Warwick Morris called on Ambassador Long in late July, to discuss the work of the Network and to hear about some of the Ambassador’s plans and thoughts about possible future activities, including high level visits later in the year. The Ambassador, who gladly accepted the role of VUKN Honorary President, looks forward to… Read more »

UK Foreign Secretary visits Vietnam for the second time in 9 months

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been in Hanoi today to forge closer bilateral ties between the UK and Vietnam. From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP Published 22 June 2021 In his second visit within 9 months, the Foreign Secretary has met counterpart Vietnamese Foreign Minister, Minister Bui Thanh… Read more »

The Vietnam Intellectual Association in the UK and Ireland (VIS-UK Ireland) online conference

Vietnamese scientists and experts living and working in universities and related organizations in the UK attend an online conference to establish the Vietnam Intellectual Association in the UK and Ireland (VIS-UK Ireland). This event, held on 19 December and supported by the Embassy of Vietnam in the UK, involved 40 Vietnamese scientists, professors, PhD holders… Read more »

“Oarsome” fundraising challenge for Christina Noble Foundation.

December 2020, UK Team Oardacity, comprising of Harry Hearn, Alex Soskin, Ed Batchelor and Tom Phillips, began their challenge of a lifetime where they are testing their endurance, spirit and friendship, pitting themselves against the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge (TWAC): Referred to as, “The World’s Toughest Row” the challenge involves… Read more »