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Vietnam coalition for climate action debuts

A ceremony was held in Hue city on Wednesday to introduce the Vietnam Coalition for Climate Action (VCCA), a multilateral cooperation network of businesses, non-government and non-profit organizations, financ…

Japan, South Korea need dialogue to resolve wartime labor feud

Japan and South Korea on Wednesday agreed a dialogue is needed to resolve their feud over compensating Korean wartime workers, which has soured bilateral relations.

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono following …

Russia to develop short and mid-range missiles to counter US

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow will take action to counter the threat of a ground-based cruise missile recently tested by the US.

He said during a visit to Helsinki, Finland, that he is c…

China emphasizes win-win cooperation with US

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang on Wednesday expressed hope the two sides can find a mutually-acceptable solution through trade negotiations.

China maintains that economic cooperation betw…

UOB Bank: Vietnam to attract 20 billion USD of FDI in 2019

Vietnam is Asia's bright spot amid looming trade tensions, said the latest report on Vietnam's economy by the United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), which forecast the country's economy will expand 6.7 per cent in 201…

Seminar on northwestern regional development in digital era

A conference on international integration and sustainable development in the digital era in the northwestern region took place in Dien Bien province on Thursday.

In his address, Permanent Deputy Foreign Ministe…

US security advisor criticises China’s acts in East Sea

US national security advisor John Bolton on Tuesday accused China of using bullying tactics in the increasingly tense waters of the East Sea.

Bolton said China's recent escalation of efforts to intimidate others o…

VOV ready for “Boundless love” program honoring President Ho Chi Minh

The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and Nghe An provincial People's Committee jointly hold a special political-artistic performance called Boundless love on Wednesday evening for the 50th anniversary of President Ho Chi …

US extends ban on passports for North Korea travel

The Trump administration is extending a ban on the use of U.S. passports for travel to North Korea for another year.

A State Department notice released Monday says the ban will remain in place until Aug. 31, 2020. The

Boris Johnson gives EU his Brexit demands

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Brussels that the Irish border backstop must be scrapped because it is anti-democratic and would undermine the peace process in Northern Ireland.

In a letter to Donald Tusk, …