Daily Archives: August 14, 2020

Nation mourns former Party chief Le Kha Phieu

A respect-paying service began at the National Funeral House in Hanoi at 8 a.m Friday morning as part of the State funeral for former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.  Among the mourners were Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National

Vietnam records 1 more death, 6 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam has reported one more COVID-19-related death and 6 new cases, including a six-year-old boy, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The  Committee said on Friday morning that the 3 cases in Hai Duong province

300 tourists stranded in Da Nang go home

  A Vietnam Airlines flight on Thursday returned to HCM city 300 people stranded in Da Nang city.  The passengers were families with children who were on vacation in Da Nang when a second wave of COVID-19 broke out there.

Vietnam, Saudi Arabia ready to boost cooperation

Vietnam and Saudi Arabia are pleased with the positive development of their multi-faceted cooperation and have agreed to strengthen their ties as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic is under control, according to the two countries’ top diplomats.  Vietnam’s Deputy Prime

Chinese leaders pay tribute to former Party chief Le Kha Phieu

Yang Jiechi, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (CPC) and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, laid a wreath in tribute to the late leader

Foreign leaders mourn former Party General Secretary of Vietnam

  Yang Jiechi, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (CPC) and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, laid a wreath in tribute to the late

US leaves 15% tariff on Airbus aircraft unchanged

  The US government on Wednesday said it will maintain its 15% tariff on Airbus aircraft and its 25% tariff on other European goods, despite efforts by the European Union to resolve a 16-year-old dispute over EU subsidies for aircraft

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese foreign mission

  The US State Department on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute US Center a foreign mission of China.  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the Trump administration has made it a priority to seek fair

Memorial service for former Party chief Le Kha Phieu held abroad

Vietnamese Embassies and representative offices overseas held memorial services on Friday to pay tribute to former Party chief Le Kha Phieu.  Vietnamese Embassy in India hosted a tribute-paying service for former Party leader Le Kha Phieu on Friday. The Central

Project on preserving World Culture Heritage of My Son approved

A total of 36 ha of forests surrounding My Son Relics – a World Culture Heritage  site in the central province of Quang Nam – will be recovered and developed in the next 5 years as part of a project