Daily Archives: August 15, 2019

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in offers to ‘join hands’ with Japan if Tokyo chooses dialogue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in struck a conciliatory tone towards Japan on Thursday, offering to join hands if Tokyo chooses dialogue as relations between the two countries dip to new lows. Seoul and Tokyo � both democracies and market

NA Standing Committee starts Q and A session at 36th meeting

At its ongoing 36th meeting in Hanoi on Thursday, the National Assembly Standing Committee began a question-and-answer (Q and A) session with members of the Government. NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan chaired the session.More than 40 deputies questio...

2019 national children’s forum opens in Hanoi

The 6th national children's forum officially kicked off in Hanoi on Thursday with the theme, Children with children's issues, gathering 169 children from 41 provinces and cities nationwide. Members of SOS Children's Villages across the country also to...

UK public want to leave EU: Boris Johnson

The UK public want Brexit and will be angry if it does not happen, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday on Facebook.The people want no more votes, they want to leave the EU on October 31, Johnson said when asked

Four countries in Southern Mekong River basin promote tourism

Delegates from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam met in Can Tho city on Wednesday to seek ways to promote tourism in the Southern Mekong River basin.The 6th Meeting of the Greater Mekong Sub-region Southern Tourism Corridor helped the four count...

Iran to give nuclear deal signatories 60 more days to save accord

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that before Iran proceeds to the third stage of reducing its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), it will give the signatories of the nuclear pact 60 more days to

Seminar discusses urban solid waste management

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held an international seminar in Hanoi on Wednesday to discuss urban solid waste management to meet demand for the circular economy.Urban solid waste in 2015 had risen 160% from 2010 and is forecast

China makes no concessions after US postpones tariffs

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Wednesday that China made no concessions to the US after President Donald Trump postponed until mid-December threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports.Ross said on CNBC that it is too early to assess where US-Chi...

Vietnam, Russia foster defense cooperation

Vietnam is Russia's traditional friend and their relationship has has stood the test of time, General Valery Gerasimov, Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Federation Armed Forces said at a reception in Russia