Daily Archives: January 24, 2021

Larry King, decades-long fixture of US TV interviews, dead at 87

 Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died aged 87, his media company said in a statement on Saturday. King had

One year since first COVID-19 lockdown, world gears up for vaccine

  Saturday marked one year since the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a lockdown in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The virus has now infected more than 99 million people across the globe and has killed more than 2.1 million. The US

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam

– Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 2 days, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.  Vietnam has so far reported 1,548 infections. As many as 1,411 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus while the

Iran leaves door open for cooperation with US

– Iran would not allow the US to interfere in its internal affairs but may cooperate with the US on oil and security in the Gulf, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with the Etmad newspaper on

US reaffirms alliance with South Korea, Japan

   US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Sunday called South Korea’s Minister of National Defense Suh Wook to reaffirm the “ironclad alliance” between the two countries while emphasising on the importance of close cooperation between them. The two defense chiefs asserted

US President pledges to strengthen relations with UK, NATO

– US President Joe Biden on Saturday conveyed his intention to strengthen the special relationship between the US, Britain and other allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). During his first phone call with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after

Cuban diplomat praises Party leadership

 Chargé d’Affaires of the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam Irmina Perojo has stressed that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Vietnam reaped a great deal of successes during 35 years of renewal. In an interview recently granted to the Vietnam News

Overseas Vietnamese in Egypt believe in homeland’s future

Overseas Vietnamese in Egypt believe in the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and expect that the country will further prosper following the 13th National Party Congress, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Tran Thanh Cong.In an interview r...

Vietnamese, Swiss educational establishments partner in hospitality training

Cityland Education (CE) and Switzerland’s famous hospitality management school École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) recently inked a cooperation agreement at a ceremony which saw the attendance of Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan.Under th...

Russian scholar: CPV – a Party of people, for people

Prof. Alexander Sokolovsky from the Far Eastern Federal University has affirmed that the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) is always a Party of the people and for the people.Sokolovsky, who is also Chairman of the Russia – Vietnam Friendship