Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute

The US Justice Department on Friday unveiled a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker at the center of a weeks-long diplomatic dispute, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel.The supertanker Grace

Preparations completed for an art performance on President HCM’s testament

Radio Voice of Vietnam and Nghe An province will organize a special art program entitled Endless Love next Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh's testament. The event is of great political significance

NA leader attends 30th anniversary of Thua Thien Hue province’s re-establishment

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended the 30th anniversary of Thua Thien Hue province's re-establishment on Saturday. She encouraged the province to promote unity, consensus, dynamism and innovation to ensure economic and cultural d...

Camp festival held to encourage youth to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings

A camp festival entitled Youth following President Ho Chi Minh's teachings has opened in Tan Trao commune, Tuyen Quang province to mark the 74th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day on September 2.The event gathered representatives fr...

North Korea leader Kim oversaw the test-firing of new weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a new weapon again on Friday morning, state media KCNA said on Saturday.North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea's military said, its sixth round

US lists Chinese goods to be spared new tariffs

The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next round of 10 percent tariffs, it said on Friday.The new list of 44 categories of spared imports, worth about 7.8 billion

US states file suits to block Trump’s new ‘public charge’ immigration rule

Many US states have filed lawsuits to block the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would deny permanent residency to legal immigrants if they are judged likely to use government benefit programs. President Trump on Monday issued the...

Book on President Ho Chi Minh’s testament to be published in Russia

A book reflecting late President Ho Chi Minh's writing of his testament will be translated into Russian and published in the East European country in the time ahead. The book to be published is Bac Ho viet Di chuc (Uncle

UNSC opens closed door meeting on tension between India and Pakistan

The UN Security Council held an unofficial meeting to discuss the rising tensions between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir row, but adjourned without any clear consensus.Poland, which holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council this month,...

Australian PM’s upcoming visit to Vietnam will lift bilateral ties

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison and his spouse will pay an official visit to Vietnam from August 22 � 24 at the invitation of Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc. In an interview granted to the press on this occasion,