Daily Archives: March 17, 2019

Russia vows to keep balance in INF Treaty sphere

Moscow will not deploy missiles in the European part of Russia as long as the United States does not deploy its facilities in Europe, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko on Saturday.

In an intervi…

India, Pakistan Threatened to Use Missiles on Each Other

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Adviser John Bolton, headed off a …

Anti-graft campaigner wins Slovak presidential election first round

Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova led Slovakia's presidential election first round with 38.9 percent of votes after results from a fifth of polling stations were counted, statistics office data showe…

Australia: rally in Melbourne to support Muslim community

Thousands of people joined an anti-Fascist rally in Melbourne on Saturday in the wake of the New Zealand massacre, which left 49 worshippers dead and dozens of others injured.

Prayers were read for the victims durin…

Hundreds of students participate in Southern technical contest

PANO � The Ministry of Education and Training, in collaboration with the Ho Chi Minh Municipal People's Committee, launched a nation-level scientific and technical contest for students in Southern localities on …

Int’l women’s cycling tourney in Binh Duong wraps up

The Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament: Biwase Cup 2019 concluded in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 16 with the Japanese team winning the championship title.

The Samyang team of the R…

Int’l women’s cycling tourney in Binh Duong wraps up

The Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament: Biwase Cup 2019 concluded in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 16 with the Japanese team winning the championship title.

The Samyang team of the R…

Former Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam honoured with Friendship Order

The Vietnamese Embassy in Cuba on March 16 presented the Friendship Order of the Vietnamese State to Jehanne Roccas, former Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam.

At the hand-over ceremony, Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh …

ARF inter-sessional meeting on maritime security concludes

The 11th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-Sessional Meeting on Maritime Security wrapped up in central Da Nang city on March 15.

The two-day event was co-chaired by Vietnam, Australia and the European Union. Over 8…

Thailand wants Japan to help with tourism development

The Thai Government is calling on the International Friendship Exchange Council of Japan (FEC), a non-profit organisation with 1,000 corporate and individual members, to help promote tourism in Thailand's seco…

Thailand wants Japan to help with tourism development

The Thai Government is calling on the International Friendship Exchange Council of Japan (FEC), a non-profit organisation with 1,000 corporate and individual members, to help promote tourism in Thailand's seco…

Ho Chi Minh city responds to Earth Hour 2019

Ho Chi Minh city will mark Earth Hour 2019 with an event on March 30 to encourage people to turn off the lights for one hour.

This year's Earth Hour campaign features projects to promote green innovations and energy sav…

Yellow vest protests continue across France

10,000 French yellow vest protesters gathered in Paris early Saturday morning in the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.

They threw smoke bombs and other objects at office…

Trump Again Attacks McCain, Months After His Death, for Role in Russia Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump is firing new broadsides at the late-Sen. John McCain, nearly seven months after the one-time prisoner of war in Vietnam died from brain cancer.

In a trio of Twitter comments on Saturday a…