Category Archives: General

US official: ISIS’s End Days coming near

Fighting against the Islamic State group (ISIS) in its last enclave in eastern Syria is going very well, a US official said Saturday.

Spokesman for the US-led coalition Colonel Sean Ryan's comments came a day after t…

Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Australia has officially recognized West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told r…

Vietnam calls on countries to unite on climate change response

Vietnam has urged countries around the world to embrace the spirit of cooperation and harmonise their own interests with international concerns in coping with climate change.

Deputy Minister of Natural Resource…

May to resign before general election

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said she will resign before the next general election in 2022, adding that she thinks her conservative party would prefer to go into that election with a new leader.

Ear…

EU Parliament endorses EU-Japan free trade agreement

The European Parliament on Wednesday endorsed to the EU's trade agreement with Japan, the largest bilateral trade deal ever negotiated by the EU.

The Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan will re…

Theresa May wins Conservative Party vote of confidence

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote from her party on Wednesday.

The result is predictable as in the same morning, before the vote, most Conservative lawmakers, including all of the Cabinet, sa…

NA Standing Committee concludes 29th meeting

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at the closing ceremony of the Assembly Standing Committee's 29th session on Tuesday that lawmakers discussed important issues and made important decisions.

She asked the go…

Vietnam’s economy grows steadily: WB

The World Bank (WB) on Tuesday released a report reviewing Vietnam's economic development and touching upon medium-term prospects and challenges the country is facing.

According to the bank, despite global chal…

Hoi An wins German Sustainability Award 2019

VGP � Hoi An city, in the central province of Quang Nam and Wernigerode, Germany won the German Sustainability Award 2019.

The annual prize of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development …

France’s President announces tax cuts, wage increase

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a raise in France's minimum wage and tax relief measures during an address to the nation Monday.

Macron said he would be raising the minimum wage in France by 100 euros a mon…

British PM: No-deal Brexit could endanger UK

The British Prime Minister said Sunday that the UK will suffer serious instability if the Brexit agreement reached last month is not approved by Parliament.

Theresa May warned that if her Brexit deal is voted down, t…

Dak Lak urged to develop green, hi-tech agriculture

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to focus resources on developing green and hi-tech agriculture.

At a meeting with local authorities in Dak Lak on Saturday, the Prime M…

Central Highlands urged to better manage migration

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked localities to better control the free migration of people and focus more on improving infrastructure and supporting production of local people.

At a meeting in Dak Lak Prov…

Japan enacts controversial law to accept foreign workers

Japanese lawmakers have passed a legislation expanding the number of semi-skilled foreign workers who can live and work in the country for up to five years.

The law, which goes into effect in April 2019, will apply to …