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India imposes tariffs on 28 US goods

India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington's withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi.

From June 5, President T…

Around 5 storms to hit Vietnam mainland in 2019

Up to 12 storms or tropical low pressure are forecast to hit the East Sea this year, five of which will likely strike Vietnam's mainland from July to December 2019, according to the National Weather Centre.

In the July…

Hello Vietnam program launched to promote tourism

Hello Vietnam, a tourism promotion program, has been launched by the Vi?t Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in co-ordination with TikTok, the world's leading destination for short-form mobile video…

Plants containing anti-cancer compound discovered in Vietnam

Vietnamese scientists have found phenolic compounds, known to play an important role in cancer prevention, in two plants in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.

Researchers at the Institute of Ecology a…

UN chief wants independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and find out who was responsible for Thursday attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. He said th…

Da Nang’s summer program protects sea environment

The Da Nang-Summer Destination 2019 program opened on Friday night at the East Sea Park, Da Nang city, with various sports, arts and culinary events.

The event site is decorated with recycled and environment friend…

Vietnam joins international theater festival in Austria

PANO The art troupe of the Vietnam Tuong (classical drama) Theater attended the ninth international theater festival Abtenau ist Buhne from June 6 12 in Abtenau town of Salzburg city, Austria.

This is the first time …

Boris Johnson wins first round British PM race

Boris Johnson secured the most MP votes on the first ballot to select the next Conservative Party leader and prime minister.

Mr. Johnson received 114 out of 313 votes, significantly more than his nearest rival Jerem…

Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects negotiation with US

Iran will not negotiate with the US, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said at a Thursday meeting with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Mr. Khamenei said Iran does not trust the US and will not repeat …

Russia responds to new US deployment in Poland

The Kremlin said on Thursday that the Russian military is closely tracking US plans to beef up its forces in Poland and is taking steps to ensure that Russia's national security is not weakened by what Moscow regards a…