US President: China not make concessions in negotiations

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Beijing so far has not made sufficient concessions in trade talks, making him reluctant to conclude a bargain.

Trump told reporters while touring a manufacturing fa…

Vice President praises Ireland’s wind power project

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted a reception for Andy Kinsella, Chief Executive Officer of Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power, in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Ms. Thinh said electricity is vital to Vietnam's de…

France pledges more cash and debt relief for hospitals to quell unrest

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday that France will absorb more than 11 billion USD of public hospital debt in an emergency measure designed to end months of protests by doctors and nurses.

Philippe p…

Female NA deputies urged to be more active in policy recommendation, law enforcement oversight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday with female deputies and leaders of National Assembly agencies.

We hope female NA deputies will always support the government in realizing strat…

Vietnamese government to provide advance for repatriation of UK lorry victims

The Vietnamese government will provide an advance to pay for the repatriation of the bodies of victims found dead last month in a container lorry in Essex, the UK.

Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son told reporters …

Turkey, Russia hold 9th round of joint patrols in northern Syria

Turkish and Russian troops held the ninth round of joint land patrols on Wednesday in northern Syria under a deal reached last month for the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish fighters, said the Turkish Defense Ministry.…

Greece to shut down overcrowded refugee camps on islands

Greece will shut down overcrowded refugee camps on islands facing Turkey and replace them with new closed facilities with a capacity of at least 5,000 people each.

The three centers to be closed are on the islands of C…

Vietnam, China discuss less sensitive marine cooperation areas

Vietnamese and Chinese working groups on cooperation in less sensitive marine areas held their 13th round of negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.

Both sides agreed to continue promoting some new cooperat…

Bac Lieu culture-tourism week begins

The Bac Lieu Culture-Tourism Week themed opened in Bac Lieu city in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on Wednesday.

The event honors the song Night drum beats cause longing for absent husband, composed in 1919 by s…

National Assembly discusses revised Law on Investment

On Wednesday, during its 8th session, the National Assembly discussed the revised Law on Investment, which lifts investment and trade barriers that are no longer in line with Vietnam's market economy and internat…