Daily Archives: June 1, 2019

Conquer Cancer Foundation/Anna Braglia Endowed Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Cancer Supportive Care, supported by Helsinn, awarded to Dr. Allison Barz Leahy, MD, University of Pennsylvania

Conquer Cancer Foundation/Anna Braglia Endowed Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Cancer Supportive Care, supported by Helsinn, awarded to Dr. Allison Barz Leahy, MD, University of Pennsylvania  Lugano, Switzerland, June 1, 2019 – Helsinn, the Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building

Shangri-La Dialogue: US urges cooperation in building Indo-Pacific stability

US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan urged allies and partners to invest in their sovereign future, as he reiterated America's commitment to the Indo-Pacific region, which he said remains its "priority theatre".He said the region is facing seri...

Defense Minister promotes defense cooperation in Shangri-La Dialogue

Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich attended a meeting between the US Secretary of Defense and ASEAN defense ministers on the sidelines of Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Friday. At the event, acting US Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan reaffirmed W...

Vietnam to achieve 2019’s set targets

Minister and Head of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung has said Vietnam has sufficient conditions to realize economic targets set for 2019. Speaking at the government press conference in Hanoi on Friday, Mr. Dung said though the economic growth

OIC summit slams US embassy move to Jerusalem

The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday slammed the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the disputed city as Israel's capital.The OIC summit said in its final statement that it opposes all illegal Isra...

Vietnam sea and island week launched in Bac Lieu

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Friday launched a sea and island week in Bac Lieu province and an action month for environmental protection in response to World Oceans Day (June 8) and World Environment Day (June 5).

Vietnam, Laos further trade cooperation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday praised the close cooperation between Vietnam and Laos in realizing agreements signed by the two countries' Political Bureaus, especially in infrastructure projects like Vung Ang Port, Vientiane-Hanoi Express...

Trump’s approval rating hits highest point in two years

President trump job approval rating is the highest it's been in two years, boosted by voter optimism about the economy, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey. The survey found that 48 percent approve of the job Trump is

Virginia Beach shooting leaves 12 dead at municipal center

At least 12 people were killed and 6 other injured on Friday in a mass shooting at a government building in the US state of Virginia.The suspect was a public utilities worker in the city. Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer