Daily Archives: February 17, 2018

US charges Russian firms, citizens with election meddling

A US federal jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies as part of an investigation into alleged interference in the US's 2016 presidential elections.

The Friday charges by the office of Spec…

Labor, health ministries promise better service

The ministers of labor and public health have pledged to improve their sector's performance in 2018.

In an interview with reporters on the occasion of the lunar new year, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affai…

Labor, health ministries promise better service

The ministers of labor and public health have pledged to improve their sector's performance in 2018.

In an interview with reporters on the occasion of the lunar new year, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affai…

US Navy in South China Sea: ‘We’re Here’ No Matter China’s Military Buildup

ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, PHILIPPINES U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever interna…

US Navy in South China Sea: ‘We’re Here’ No Matter China’s Military Buildup

ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, PHILIPPINES U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever interna…

Vietnam targets 17 million foreign visitors in 2018

Vietnam's tourism sector sets to serve 94 million tourists, including 16-17 million foreigners, and earn 27.3 billion USD this year.

Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said Vietnam aims to …

US Commerce Department Urges Curbs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on aluminum and steel imports from China and other countries.

Unveiling the recommendations Friday, Secretary Wilbur Ross sai…

US, South Korea, Thailand join Asia’s largest multilateral exercise

Thai, US, and South Korean soldiers took part in an amphibious assault drill in Thailand's Chonburi province on Friday.

It is part of the 37th Cobra Gold, Asia's largest multilateral military exercise, taking plac…

10,000 people pay tribute to Hung Kings on first day of Tet

More than 10,000 people paid pilgrimage to the Hung Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on Friday, the first day of the Lunar New Year, to commemorate the Hung Kings' merit and pray for a happy New Year.

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Ramaphosa elected South Africa’s president

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday, following the resignation of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night.

Ramaphosa, 65, the leader of the ruling African N…

Vietnam eyes 9 billion USD in seafood export in 2018

Vietnam will extensively apply high technology in shrimp and tra fish farming and processing to meet the target of 9 billion USD in aquatic product export this year.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Develop…

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved

WASHINGTON Im Chaem, a former Khmer Rouge official who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, extermination and enslavement, has converted to Christ…

Buddhist temples packed with visitors during Tet

Visiting pagodas has been a long-standing tradition of Vietnamese people during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Soon after the first moment of the 2018 lunar year, pagodas in Hanoi were packed with visitors, who …

North Korea calls on South Korea to end drills with US

North Korea called on South Korea on Friday to abandon its joint military drills with the US to improve inter-Korean ties, while reiterating its eagerness to advance its nuclear capacity.

The North Korean website U…