Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

Vietnamese, Cuban youths pledge to tighten ties

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong said the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union and the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) have nurtured and promoted a good relationship through successful cooperative program…

ISIS media leader in Syria killed

Iraqi forces killed ISIS propaganda chief in Syria Abu Baraa Shami in an airstrike, Alsumaria TV said Thursday.

Shami was killed when Iraqi aircraft destroyed an ISIS command center in southern Dashisha, cutting t…

Nations Step Up to Protect Pangolins in The Face of Strong Demand in China And Vietnam

It may come as a surprise to many to discover that a lowly anteater tops the list of the world's most trafficked endangered mammals.

The pangolin, also known as a scaly anteater, can vary in size from only 12 to 39

Vietnam ratifies Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the United Nations, deposited with the UN Secretary General Vietnam's instrument of ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibitio…

Arab foreign ministers discuss Jerusalem

Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting Thursday in Cairo to discuss the US's transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir, who chaired the meeting, said the US dec…

Arab foreign ministers discuss Jerusalem

Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting Thursday in Cairo to discuss the US's transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir, who chaired the meeting, said the US dec…

Indonesia tightens security to minimize terrorism risks

Indonesia's national police chief Tito Karnavian on Thursday said security has been strengthened to deal with terror threats following a recent series of suicide bombings.

Talking to representatives from embas…

Vietnam welcomes AES’s gas investment

Vietnam welcomes AES Corporation and its investment in the Mong Duong 2 power plant in Quang Ninh province, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a reception in Hanoi on Thursday for AES Vietnam's President Da…

Vietnam welcomes AES’s gas investment

Vietnam welcomes AES Corporation and its investment in the Mong Duong 2 power plant in Quang Ninh province, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a reception in Hanoi on Thursday for AES Vietnam's President Da…

The Philippines, Usually a Receiver of Foreign Aid, Offers Some

The Philippines, usually a receiver of international aid, got a unique chance this week to give some as the government agreed to help struggling Papua New Guinea with rice cultivation.

Philippine and Papua New Guin…

The Philippines, Usually a Receiver of Foreign Aid, Offers Some

The Philippines, usually a receiver of international aid, got a unique chance this week to give some as the government agreed to help struggling Papua New Guinea with rice cultivation.

Philippine and Papua New Guin…

President Ho Chi Minh’s 128th birth anniversary commemorated

Top Vietnamese leaders paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on Friday ahead of the late leader's 128th birth anniversary (May 19).

The group included Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Tro…

US President says no “Libya model” for North Korea

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will not implement a Libya model for denuclearization that would force Pyongyang to give up its arms and see the North Korean President ousted.

Trump said North Korean le…

US hospital ship joins Pacific Partnership Program

The US Navy's hospital ship USNS Mercy docked in Nha Trang port on Thursday, beginning its Pacific Partnership Program 2018 until June 2.

More than 500 US officers and crewmembers and their Vietnamese partners will …