Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

Countries react to US withdrawal from INF

European countries are calling on the US and Russia to try to narrow their differences over the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty to avoid a new arms race.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday …

Tet book street opens in Ho Chi Minh city

Nearly 100,000 books are on display at the annual book street festival in downtown Ho Chi Minh City in celebration of the Lunar New Year, Tet holiday 2019.

The one-week festival, entitled Myriad forms of books, will t…

Vietnamese community in Canada, Czech Republic celebrates Tet

A get-together was held in Canada on February 2 by the Canada-Vietnam Society (CVS) to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) of Vietnam.

The event drew a number of local officials, including Canadian Minis…

Xoan singing – spotlight of tour to ancestral land

Xoan-singing clubs in the ancestral land of Phu Tho have become busier welcoming both domestic and foreign tourists after the folk genre of music was added to the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hu…

VietGAP certificates given to 81,500 hectares of crops

To date, Vietnam has nearly 1,900 establishments getting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) certificates with a total area of 81,500 hectares.

The figures represent respective rises of 297 and 60…

Vietnam-Russia relations thrive in 2018

Russian experts have said 2018 was a fruitful year for the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia.

Professor Vladimir Kolotov, Director of Ho Chi Minh Institute under St. Petersburg Stat…

Vietnam’s iconic “pho” noodle soup

Vietnamese pho has been named the world's 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet.

Pho on the Hau River along 500 other dishes was selected as for the book Ultimate Eatlist: Th…

UN calls for support to implement Central African Republic’s peace agreement

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations on Saturday called for international support for the implementation of newly signed peace agreement between the Central African Republic …