Daily Archives: February 4, 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to chair Vietnam- Lao meeting

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Wattay international airport in Laos's capital city of Vientiane on Sunday for the 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-government Committee.

The same day, PM Phuc is s…

Tet activities for workers held

Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilization Truong Thi Mai and leaders of the Vietnam Confederation of Labor on Sunday visited and presented gifts to poor workers who are constructing th…

Syria rejects US allegations on chemical weapons

The Syrian foreign ministry on Saturday denied US allegations that it had used chemical weapons against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus, saying the accusations were lies without evidence.

In a st…

Phu Tho’s Xoan Singing receives UNESCO recognition as intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Xoan Singing has received UNESCO's official recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province on Saturday.

Michael Croft, Chief Representa…

Golden Hammer and Sickle Award 2017 presented

A ceremony to present 2017 Golden Hammer and Sickle awards to outstanding press works about the Party building was held in Hanoi on Saturday.

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang, and senior Party …

Japanese PM to ask US, South Korea not to scale down joint military drill

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ask the US and South Korea to conduct a planned joint military drill without scaling it down to keep pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile development, Kyod…

Localities organize “Spring Press Festival”

A Spring Press Festival was organized in Dien Bien and Bac Giang province by the provincial Journalists Association and the Departments of Information and Communications and Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

The Pre…

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Lunar New Year

The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan organized a meeting to celebrate Lunar New Year 2018 on Saturday.

Speaking to overseas Vietnamese and Vietnamese people working and studying in Japan, Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong …

Russian jet shot down in Syria’s Idlib province

A Russian Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria's north-western province of Idlib.

The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected into an area believed to be con…

NA Chairwoman presents Tet gifts to poor families in Tien Giang province

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Sunday paid a working visit to Tien Giang province ahead of the 2018 Lunar New Year.

She appreciated the province's achievements in social-economic development …

Xang Khan festival of the Thai recognized national intangible cultural heritage

A spring festival and a ceremony to announce Xang Khan festival of the Thai as a national intangible cultural heritage took place in Que Phong district, Nghe An province on Saturday.

In his address, Vice Chairman of t…