Daily Archives: July 4, 2019

UN Security Council fails to condemn airstrike in Libya

The UN Security Council on Wednesday declined to condemn a recent airstrike in Libya because the US would not support the statement's text, according to multiple reports.The Council met behind closed doors for two hours to discuss the attack, which

Vietnam Asks Firms to Use Local Materials as US Threatens Tariffs

HANOI - Vietnamese manufacturers should use domestically-sourced raw materials to avoid incurring U.S. tariffs, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Thursday, days after Washington said it would impose large duties on some steel products shipped through ...

Russia approves law suspending INF treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill to formalize its departure from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the US, said an article published Wednesday on the Russian government's official website. Russia said it will take...

US Deports 37 Cambodian Refugees After Criminal Convictions

PHNOM PENH - Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an

NA Chairwoman receives newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador

At Thursday's reception for newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan underscored the ambassador's role in intensifying the bilateral relations. She expressed her belief that with co...

HCM City seminar discusses service infrastructure planning

Ho Chi Minh City is eager to develop its service infrastructure, said Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.At a seminar to discuss developing local services and infrastructure zoning for the 2020-2030 period...

Vietnam, US strengthen cooperation on crime fighting

Vietnam and the US have worked to strengthen cooperation on crime fighting. Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong, Deputy Minister of Public Security of Vietnam, met a delegation led by David Bowdich, US deputy director of the Federal Bureau of

Vietnam, UK boost finance cooperation

The UK is ready to provide technical assistance to help increase the efficiency of the Vietnamese economy, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said on Wednesday.At a reception for Vietnamese Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung who is on a

Vietnam’s GDP growth in first half slower but still strong

Vietnam's GDP growth in the first half of this year was 6.76%, lower than in the same period last year but still higher than the first half of every year from 2011 to 2017. This is a strong showing given

Ukraine, Canada reach agreements on defense cooperation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reached a number of agreements on defense cooperation during their meeting in Toronto, said the press service of the Ukrainian president on Wednesday.At the press confere...