Daily Archives: November 2, 2019

US seeks faster progress with North Korea after rockets

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that negotiations with North Korea were going too slowly after Pyongyang fired two more short-range projectiles.

Pompeo downplayed Thursday's launches themselves, …

UN says drafting new Syria constitution will begin Monday

The 150-member committee selected to write a new constitution for Syria agreed Friday on a 45-member drafting body that will begin work on Monday, a first step on what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes wi…

US navy wraps up 10 days of training with Brunei in East Sea

US and Brunei armed forces finished their 25th annual maritime training exercise Thursday at Muara Naval Base, Brunei, after more than a week of operations in the East Sea.

Navy Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, commander of Log…

Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes has solid legal and historical grounds

President of the Vietnam Society of International Law (VSIL) Nguyen Ba Son has sent a letter responding to the President of Chinese Society of International Law (CSIL), Huang Jin, regarding violations of the China…

Vietnam’s central provinces step up efforts to deal with rain and storm aftermaths

After storm Matmo, cities and provinces in central Vietnam have been struggling with torrential rain over the past 2 days. Some mountainous regions of Quang Tri province are suffering from heavy rain, leaving seve…

US-China trade deal talks progress after almost 16-months-long standoff

The US and China on Friday said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month.

The Chinese Com…