Monthly Archives: December 2016

Departing UN Chief Ban Ki-moon bids farewell to colleagues

Departing UN Chief Ban Ki-moon bid farewell to UN staff on Friday at the UN headquarters in New York where he worked for the last decade. He thanked UN workers for their hard work and commitment to UN goals during

The PrivCo Asia 50: Ranking Asia’s Largest Private Companies

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PrivCo has just released The PrivCo Asia 50: Ranking the Largest Private Companies in Asia by Revenue Report. PrivCo screened through its proprietary Private Company Financial Database with information on over 900,000+

Hoang Xuan Vinh – Vietnam’s No 1 athlete in 2016

Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, who won a gold medal in the 10m-pistol event and a silver medal in the 50m pistol event at the 2016 Olympics, has been selected as Vietnam's best athlete 2016.On Friday, some 200 sport journalists voted

Russia arrests seven suspected of plotting New Year attacks in Moscow

Russian security agencies have arrested seven people suspected of plotting New Year terror attacks in Moscow on orders from the Islamic State.Russia's main domestic security and counter-terrorism agency, the FSB, said Thursday that its agents arrested ...

Upholding role, strength of political, social organizations

A conference was held on Friday in Hanoi to review the activities in 2016 of the advisory councils of the Vietnam Fatherland Front's Central Committee during the 2014-2019 term.The management boards of the councils have compiled specific action plans t...

IS military leader killed in Syria air strike

A key Islamic State military commander has been killed in an airstrike carried out by the US-led coalition, the Pentagon said on Thursday.Abu Jandal al-Kuwaiti died on Monday in an area west of the IS stronghold of Raqqa, according to

Factions in Syria accuse each other of ceasefire violations

Fighting broke out in Syria only 2 hours after the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey took effect on Thursday at midnight.The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that although the truce has been strictly complied with across

Prime Minister attends conference on learning Party resolution

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on cadres and Party members of the Government Office to properly understand the Resolutions of the 4th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee.At a meeting in Hanoi on Friday, Mr. Phuc said his

Russia wraps up Tu-154 search and rescue operation

Russian specialists have finished the main phase of the search and rescue operation at the site of the crash of Russia's Tu-154 aircraft in the Black Sea, a law enforcement source told RIA Novosti on Thursday.The largest fragments of the

Criticizing distortions on the fight against ideological degradation

The Central Theoretical Council and the People's Public Security Political Academy hosted a workshop on Friday in Hanoi to criticize distortions on the fight against political degradation.Experts said the Communist Party of Vietnam has defined the degr...