Category Archives: Business & Finance

Cambodian PM says no to foreign military base

The Cambodian Constitution will not allow any bases of any foreign navy, armed forces, or air forces be built in the Kingdom, Prime Minister Hun Sen said during a Cabinet meeting on Monday that was livestreamed on Fac…

Vietjet wins 2018 award for cabin crew uniform

Vietnam's largest private airline, Vietjet was honored with the Asia's Best Flight Attendant Wardrobe at a gala hosted by NOW Travel Asia Awards - NOW Travel Asia Magazine in Chengdu, China.

The result was based on v…

US-led strikes kill 40 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

The US-led coalition killed 43 people, mainly women and children, in airstrikes in Syria's Deir Ezzor province, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported.

The strikes targeted the residential areas of the villa…

PM begins activities at APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on Saturday to attend the 26th APEC Economic Leaders' Week at the invitation of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.

Following a we…

EU announces date for final Brexit summit

European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday that a special summit to seal the Brexit agreement with the UK will be held next Sunday.

He told reporters that this weekend the 27 EU members will discuss the Brex…

US Vice President calls for plan for indentifying North Korea’s weapons

US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un need to issue a realizable statement on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program if the two meet next year.

M…

ASEAN values US’s contributions to regional peace, cooperation

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highly valued the US's role and contributions to peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the region at the 6th ASEAN-US Summit in Singapore on …

Brexit: Dominic Raab among ministers quit over EU agreement

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned saying he cannot support the UK's draft Brexit agreement with the EU.

He was swiftly followed out of the door by Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey and junior Brexit m…

NA approves Resolution on Central Budget Distribution 2019

The National Assembly on Wednesday approved the Resolution on Central Budget Distribution 2019. \

Next year will be the third year that local budget spending is formulated in accordance with the National Assembly …

Vietnam, Netherlands celebrate 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties

A ceremony marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam-Netherlands diplomatic relations was held in Ho Chi Minh City by the municipal People's Committee on Wednesday.

Vice Chairman of the mun…

Vietnam, Netherlands celebrate 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties

A ceremony marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam-Netherlands diplomatic relations was held in Ho Chi Minh City by the municipal People's Committee on Wednesday.

Vice Chairman of the mun…

Vietnam urges ASEAN to pursue shared principles in resolving East Sea issue

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has urged ASEAN countries to enhance solidarity and exhibit more flexibility in dealing with the challenges ahead.

Mr. Minh made the remark at the ASEAN Pol…

China hopes for East Sea code in three years

China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that Beijing hopes negotiations with ASEAN on a code of conduct in the East Sea will be completed in three years.

Mr. Li made the statement at a function in Singapore, a…

CNN features Hanoi street life

Hanoi's unique features and food culture will be explored from a new perspective in the CNN program Street Life Hanoi that began airing on Monday.

Each street tells a different story about the ancient capital in the 3…