Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Vietnamese students in Hong Kong get support to come back home

Vietnamese nationals who are pursuing study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Saturday received support from the Consulate General of Vietnam to return home as the university announced immediate termination of the current term, initially schedu...

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

The Vietnamese Defence Minister attended all the informal meetings between ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan, and the US on Sunday, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangko...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected President of Sri Lanka

Opposition candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa won with more than 52% of the vote, according to the official Presidential election results announced by the Sri Lankan Election Commission. Rajapaksa's main opponent, the current Minister of Housing and the can...

Trump urges North Korean leader to finalize deal on nuclear program

US President Donald Trump urged North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday to act quickly and reach a deal on dismantling the regime's nuclear weapons program. He tweeted that he will see the North Korean leader soon. Trump's tweet

Vietnamese Defense Minister mentions East Sea in ASEAN meeting

Defense Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich has once again described international law as an effective tool to regulate relations between countries for regional peace and stability. Addressing the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Retreat in Bangkok, ...

China wants trade war with US to be resolved quickly

Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming said China hopes China and the US can resolve their trade war as soon as possible, before the US elections next year.Liu made the remark in a recent interview with the US's

Hanoi Run for Children 2019 to be held in December

The Hanoi Run for Children 2019 will take place on December 8 at Unification Park to raise funds for poor children suffering from cancer and heart disease. The annual run is organized by the Canadian Embassy, together with the Vietnam-Canada

Vietnam sets 20 billion USD wood export target for 2025

The Vietnamese timber industry aims to earn 20 billion USD from wood exports by 2025. The announcement was made at a conference of the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association in Hanoi on Monday.In recent years, Vietnam's timber industry

Phnom Penh named best regional airport in Asia Pacific

Phnom Penh International Airport was named regional airport of the year in Asia Pacific by the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).The award was bestowed on Thursday during the CAPA Asia Summit in Singapore. According to a statement from

Son La province’s program promotes Dao ethnic culture

The Son La Provincial Museum on Sunday hosted a program themed The colors of Dao ethnic culture to introduce the unique culture of the local Dao ethnic minority group to the public. The event, part of activities to celebrate Vietnam