Category Archives: Governance

Vietnamese citizens brought home from UK

  Nearly 340 Vietnamese citizens have returned home safely from the UK on a flight that touched down in Vietnam on Thursday. The flight was arranged by the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK, authorities in Vietnam and national flag carrier Vietnam

China’s response to US statement regarding East Sea

Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian has opposed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Twitter on Tuesday condemning Chinese maritime claims in the East Sea as unlawful and dangerousThe spokesman said on Wednesday that the US is not a party to the dispute

White House calls for tough law and order all over US

   The White House on Monday issued a statement calling for restoration of civil order throughout the US, and criticized the protestors who have roiled US cities for 6 consecutive nights.  In an interview with Fox News, White House spokesperson

UK hopes new round of negotiations with EU will be on track

   The UK is looking forward to progress in the next round of Brexit negotiations with the EU, scheduled to take place on Tuesday.  In a statement on Monday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hopes the next round

Prime Minister wants Bac Ninh province to be Vietnam’s electronics production hub

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has described Bac Ninh’s achievements, including leading the nation in several measures, as miracles for a small province.  Working with Bac Ninh leaders on Sunday, Mr. Phuc praised the dynamism, creativity, persistence, and resolve of

India expels two Pakistani officials on espionage charges

The Indian government has expelled two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, accusing them of being involved in spying activities, India’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. The pair had to leave India within 24 hours and Pakistan’s

China halts some US farm imports

Bloomberg news agency reported Monday that Chinese government officials told major state-run agricultural companies to pause purchases of some American farm goods due to the escalation of tensions with the US over Hong Kong and the COVID-19 pandemic. State-owned traders

President Ho Chi Minh Memorial Site inaugurated in Can Tho

   President Ho Chi Minh Memorial Site was inaugurated on Sunday in Can Tho city by the Military Region 9 Command.  The site covers 1,200 square meters, including 450 m2 square meters of the main hall and 750 square meters of

EU calls on US to reconsider withdrawal from WHO

     European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell in a joint statement on Saturday called on the United States to review its decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization. The statement

Former chief of National Assembly Office Vu Mao passes away

Vu Mao, former chief of the National Assembly Office, passed away at 1.39am on Saturday in his home in Hanoi due to an advanced age and a long illness, the Party Central Committee, the National Assembly Standing Committee, the NA’s