Category Archives: Governance

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party's nomination for the US presidency.

He has filed paperwork ahead of a deadline for the Demo…

RoK President hails relations with Vietnam

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in highlighted the good relations between his country and Vietnam in all fields while hosting delegates from the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) in Seou…

PM sends condolences to families of UK container truck victims

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday sent his deepest condolences to the families of the 39 people found dead in a container truck in the UK.

The PM tasked relevant agencies to coordinate closely with UK author…

Cabinet members questioned about e-government, fisheries

ICT and fisheries top the agenda of the National Assembly's Q and A session on Friday.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung talked about IT application and developing e-government: Vietnam…

PM calls for building a government that serves, facilitates people

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Friday that 2019 is the second consecutive year that Vietnam has achieved all 12 targets.

Answering National Assembly deputies' questions, Prime Minister Phuc pointed out m…

Vietnam Foreign Ministry opposes Freedom House’s report on internet freedom in Vietnam

Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Vice Spokesperson Ngo Toan Thang addressed reporters' questions on Thursday regarding Vietnam's reaction to the Freedom House report released on November 5 placing Vietnam on the li…

UN countries urge US to repeal embargos against Cuba

Representatives of UN member countries Wednesday called for an end to the United States long standing economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.

At the UN General Assembly's meeting on the matter, m…

UN countries urge US to repeal embargos against Cuba

Representatives of UN member countries Wednesday called for an end to the United States long standing economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.

At the UN General Assembly's meeting on the matter, m…

National Assembly deputies hopeful of Q&A session

The 14th National Assembly began questioning ministers and heads of sectors on Wednesday, during its ongoing eighth session in Hanoi. Deputies said they hope the 3-day question-and-answer session will help reso…

World criticizes US’s withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The Trump administration on Monday began the process of pulling the US out of the Paris climate agreement.

The exit, which will take effect on November 4, 2020, the day after the next US presidential election, is bein…