Vietnam’s economy grows steadily: WB

The World Bank (WB) on Tuesday released a report reviewing Vietnam's economic development and touching upon medium-term prospects and challenges the country is facing.

According to the bank, despite global chal…

NA Standing Committee concludes 29th meeting

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at the closing ceremony of the Assembly Standing Committee's 29th session on Tuesday that lawmakers discussed important issues and made important decisions.

She asked the go…

Day of Pho honors Vietnamese cuisine

The second Day of Pho (December 12), an event to celebrate Pho, an iconic Vietnamese rice noodle, opens at Aeon Mall Long Bien on the outskirts of Hanoi today.

Following the success of the 1st Day of Pho in Ho Chi

Shooting in Strasbourg, France, kills four

At least four people are dead and 11 wounded after a gunman, shot up a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening.

Several hours after the attack, police cornered the suspect and more shots we…

Iran confirms missile test

A senior Iranian military commander confirmed that Tehran recently carried out a medium range ballistic missile test, the Fars news agency said on Tuesday.

Earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai…

Iran confirms missile test

A senior Iranian military commander confirmed that Tehran recently carried out a medium range ballistic missile test, the Fars news agency said on Tuesday.

Earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai…

Ukraine withdrawal from friendship treaty with Russia destroys Azov Sea negotiations

Ukraine's termination of the Treaty on Friendship with Russia will make negotiations on preventing provocations in the Azov Sea and the Kerch Strait more difficult, Director of the Russian Center for Current Poli…

Khashoggi, jailed journalists named “Person of the Year”

The US's Time magazine on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including Saudi reporter Jamal Khashoggi as its Person of the Year, heralding them as guardians of the truth.

Khashoggi was declared dead after enteri…

Khashoggi, jailed journalists named “Person of the Year”

The US's Time magazine on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including Saudi reporter Jamal Khashoggi as its Person of the Year, heralding them as guardians of the truth.

Khashoggi was declared dead after enteri…

Vietnam, bright spot in Asian economy 2019

Vietnam is a silver lining in the Asian economy in 2019 with an economic growth of over 6 percent over the past two years. Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) Wendy Cutler told a recent workshop o…

Vietnam, Russia enhance e-government cooperation

Minister and Head of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung is on a working visit to Russia to expand cooperation, particularly in e-government.

At a meeting with Minister Dung on Tuesday, Russian Deputy Prime Ministe…

Vietnamese Students Association aims to reform operation

The 10th Congress of the Vietnamese Students Association closed on Tuesday, mapping out tasks of reforms to meet national development demands.

During the three-day event, dialogues were held between student del…

Vietnam ranks 3rd at International Junior Science Olympiad

All the Vietnamese contestants won prizes at the 15thInternational Junior Science Olympiad, which concluded Monday in Botswana.

The team, all 10th graders at the Hanoi Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, broug…

EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal

The European Union said on Monday it will not renegotiate the Brexit agreement with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

European Commission spokesperson Mina Andreeva said the EU's position has not changed and the UK wi…