Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Iran vows to maintain missile program

General Hossein Baqeri, the Iranian Armed Forces chief of staff, said Iran will continue to strengthen its defense capabilities and deterrent power, including its missile program.

The Iranian armed forces will n…

Russia kills ISIS member targeting presidential election

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday it has killed an Islamic State (IS) militant plotting a terror attack on the day of the presidential election.

The attack targeted the city of Nizhny Novgoro…

PM asks for more protection of people’s health from cold spell

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Friday hosted a government meeting for January. He said since the beginning of the year Vietnam's major cities have gained encouraging results.

However, he told ministries, sector…

Folk painting exhibition opens in Da Nang

An exhibition of Vietnamese folk paintings opened in Da Nang on Thursday to honor the culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups.

On display are 62 paintings chosen by the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum to represent traditional …

ADB aids urban infrastructure development in HCM City

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on Thursday received Eric Sidgwick, Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s Country Director for Vietnam.

At their meeting, Tuyen affirmed that HCM C…

Former Catalan officials appeal to UN

Three Catalan independence leaders being held in Madrid have appealed to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

A lawyer for the leaders told reporters on Thursday that the arrest of his clients has violated i…

Party chief offers incense to late leader Nguyen Duc Canh

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Thursday paid tribute to Nguyen Duc Canh, one of the Party founders at a memorial site in Thai Binh province, on the occasion of Canh's 110th birth anniversary.

Source: VOV…

China, UK boost bilateral relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday agreed to strengthen cooperation in the new era.

At a reception for May in Beijing, Xi said peace, development and win-win cooperatio…

Ho Chi Minh city to host Tet book street festival

-A book street festival will open this Saturday in District 1, HCMC, to welcome the Lunar New Year.

On display will be 26,000 publications by 12 Vietnamese publishers. The festival will run until February 19.

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Youth survey on sustainable development goals released

The first-ever Youth Survey on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was released during a ceremony in Hanoi on Friday.

Speaking at the event, UNDP Country Director in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen underscored the role o…

Vietnam’s culture, tourist sites introduced at Brussels Holiday Fair

Several Vietnamese companies are promoting Vietnam's cultural features, natural landscapes, and cuisine to visitors at the 60th Brussels Holiday Fair, which is being held in Brussels from Thursday to Sunday.

So…