UK-funded dengue forecasting system introduced in Vietnam

The UN Development Program (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and HR Wallingford company, on March 19 launched a pioneering dengue forecasting system in Vietnam, hoping to curb the spread of this disease …

Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge open to traffic

The second Thai�Myanmar Friendship Bridge across the Moei River, linking Mae Sot district in Thailand's Tak province and Myawaddy in Myanmar has been open to traffic.

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Mya…

UK asks EU for Brexit delay

British media on Tuesday reported that Prime Minister Theresa May plans to send a letter on Wednesday or Thursday officially asking the EU to approve a delay of Britain's exit until June 30 or later. May will arrive in …

Da Nang int’l fireworks festival to open in June

The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2019, themed Stories by the Rivers, will take place in the central city of Da Nang from June 1 � July 6, announced the municipal People's Committee and real estate develop…

Vietnam, New Zealand look towards strategic partnership

Vietnam and New Zealand agree to bolster bilateral collaboration across various fields and make thorough preparation for upgrading their ties into a strategic partnership early.

At the 11th Vietnam-New Zealand …

PM calls for building youth role model in new period

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the Youth Union for its vibrant, diverse, and impressive activities as well as its coordination with government agencies to make youth movements more realistic.

The PM m…

Vietnam-India ties seen through prism of Gandhi, Ho Chi Minh philosophies

India-Vietnam relations through the prism of Gandhian and Ho Chi Minh philosophies was the main topic of an international conference that took place in Tirupathi city, India's Andhra Pradesh state on March 18-19.…

Trump Continues Rant on McCain in Ohio Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump has continued his string of attacks on late Sen. John McCain, saying during a speech in Ohio that he was never thanked for "giving [McCain] the kind of funeral that he wanted."

Trump went on …

WHO: New Oral Treatment More Effective in Combating Multidrug-Resistant TB

GENEVA Tuberculosis has plagued humans for thousands of years and continues to do so. In advance of this year's World TB Day, March 24, the World Health Organization is issuing a call to action to eradicate the diseas…

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales from pangolins. The traffickers, said to be operating across Africa, were pl…

Prime Minister welcomes Hong Kong investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted Jonathan Choi, Chairman of the Hong Kong-Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce, and President of Sunwah Group, in Hanoi on March 19.

He underlined the sound cooperation between Vietna…

Singapore Festival to present cuisine, tourism, culture, arts

Hanoi will be hosting its first Singapore Festival on March 23-24 with a wide range of cultural activities.

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the Embassy of Singapore in Hanoi, and the municipal People's Committe…

Thai Xoe dancing and Cham pottery making seek UNESCO recognition

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, on behalf of the Vietnamese government, has applied for UNESCO recognition of the Xoe dancing of Thai ethnic people and the pottery making of Cham ethnic people as an inta…

Vietnam pushes South-South Cooperation

Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on Wednesday led a Vietnamese delegation to attend a 3-day UN Conference on South-South Cooperation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The conference is themed "Role of South-South …