Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

Vietnam wins four gold medals at Taekwondo World Championships

Vietnamese martial artists brought home four gold medals at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships which ended in China on Saturday. They also bagged nine silver and eight bronze medals to rank 3rd in the final tally. The gold medals went

China, US trade war escalates

US President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some 550 billion USD in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world's

Russia will not take part in arm race: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that Russia has never, does not want, and will not be dragged into an arm race, but his country will ensure its security.The statement came during his meeting with the Russian Security Council

Five killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

At least 5 people died and 100 injured in a stampede at a rap concert in Algiers, Algeria on Thursday night. Victims were from 20 to 25 years old, said Nassim Bernaoui, Head of Algerian Civil Protection Department. He added

Five killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

At least 5 people died and 100 injured in a stampede at a rap concert in Algiers, Algeria on Thursday night. Victims were from 20 to 25 years old, said Nassim Bernaoui, Head of Algerian Civil Protection Department. He added

Vietnam ranked third most active startup ecosystem in ASEAN

Vietnam jumped from fifth to third in the list of most active start-up ecosystems in the six largest ASEAN economies in only two years. The change was from the first half of 2017 to the corresponding period of 2019, with

Foreign investment in Vietnam forecast to hit record high in 2019

Foreign investment in Vietnam is expected to top 20 billion USD this year, a record high, according to Singapore's United Overseas Bank (UOB).Vietnam has emerged as an attractive investment destination for multinational enterprises seeking to bypass ta...

Vietnam to host AIPA 41 in 2020

Vietnam will take over the rotating 2020 ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Chair from Thailand at the 40th AIPA General Assembly in Bangkok next week. Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will attend the meeting and pay ...

Vietnam, Australia committed to elevating bilateral ties to new height

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday concluded his three-day official visit to Vietnam, where he met Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh. He attended a...