Monthly Archives: March 2019

Exhibition celebrates fisheries sector’s 60th anniversary

An exhibition was opened in Quang Ninh province on Saturday as part of a series of activities to celebrate the 60th traditional day of Vietnam's fisheries sector. 220 booths of 35 provinces introduced their achieve…

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue welcomes J Trust’s Managing Director

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue welcomed Japan-based J Trust Corp's aspiration to involve in the restructuring of Vietnam Construction Bank (CBBank) during a reception in Hanoi on Friday for its Senior Manag…

Phu Yen Culture-Tourism Week opens

The Phu Yen Culture-Tourism Week 2019 opens on Saturday night to mark the National Tourism Year 2019, the 44th anniversary of the province's Liberation Day (April 1), and the 30th anniversary of the province's rees…

Asian culture promoted in Czech Republic

Hundred of visitors tasted Asian food for free at an Asian cultural festival which took place Friday in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Initiated by ASEAN students of the English College in Prague (ECP), the festival ra…

Vietnam will lack 400,000 IT personnel by 2020: Hanoi forum

Vietnam will lack some 400,000 IT personnel by 2020, reported a forum on ICT high quality human resources and connectivity of tertiary educational institutions and businesses.

At the event organized in Hanoi on Sa…

Whale worshiping ritual held in Hai Phong

Crowds of locals and tourists attended a whale worshiping ritual on Sunday in Cat Hai district of Hai Phong city.

Through the ritual, Cat Hai islanders wish for favorable weather, bumper catches, and luck. Dang Thi C…

Malaysia, China about to finalise railway project talks

The fate of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is close to being finalised with just some minor details to be sorted out in negotiations between Malaysia and China.

Tun Daim Zainuddin, who will lead a delegation from Mala…

Hundreds of Palestinians casualties reported during protests in Gaza

Four Palestinians were killed and 316 others were injured during clashes on Saturday with Israeli security forces in Eastern Gaza, which borders Israel, Health Agency in Gaza said.

The clash occurred after tens of …

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Th…

NA Chairwoman arrives in Paris, beginning official visit to France

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese NA arrived in Paris on Saturday, beginning an official visit to France at the invitation of President of the Fre…

Arab League summit to adopt important resolutions

Arab League heads of state are expected to discuss draft resolutions on Palestine and the Golan Heights at the 30th Arab League summit, which opened on Saturday in Tunis, Tunisia.

The agenda also includes the war in S…

Vietnam, China review 15-year implementation of Tonkin Gulf fishery agreement

The enforcement of the Gulf of Tonkin Agreement and the Vietnam-China Agreement on Fishery Cooperation has stabilized security in the Gulf of Tonkin and built peace, stability and cooperation for both countries, …

British lawmakers reject Brexit deal for the third time

The House of Commons on Friday voted by 344 to 286 against the withdrawal agreement struck between Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU. This was the third time the divorce deal with the EU was rejected, leaving the da…

Vietnam to boost comprehensive partnership with Canada

The Party and State of Vietnam always want to foster the comprehensive partnership with Canada, head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh said at a meeting with Canadian Ambassador …