Category Archives: Human Rights

NA Chairwoman underlines gender equality for sustainable development, prosperity

The Meeting of Women Parliamentarians of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF 26) opened in Hanoi on Wednesday.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, President of APPF 26, said gender …

Russian, Turkish foreign ministers discuss Syria issue by phone

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu talked by telephone on Wednesday to discuss Syrian conflicts.

They discussed preparations for the upcoming Syrian National …

Vietnam, Lao enjoy special defense ties

Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich paid a courtesy visit on Tuesday to Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith during a visit to Laos.

Volachith said the two countries have enjoyed a sp…

Mitsui encouraged to implement Block B gas projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung says the Vietnamese Government will create favorable conditions for Japan's Mitsui Company to implement the Block B gas projects.

At a reception Tuesday in Hanoi for Tasuo Yas…

Vietnam, Lao enjoy special defense ties

Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich paid a courtesy visit on Tuesday to Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith during a visit to Laos.

Volachith said the two countries have enjoyed a sp…

Iran won’t allow foreign access to military sites

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi denounced recent comments by US President Donald Trump about the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers and said Iran will no…

North Korea: US hinders inter-Korean reconciliation

North Korea on Saturday accused the US of trying to jeopardize the reconciliation process that is starting in inter-Korean relations.

Rodong Sinmun, the official daily of the North Korea's ruling Workers' Party s…

PM hosts American Bar Association President

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on the American Bar Association (ABA) to help the Vietnam Bar Federation (VBF) improve its capacity as Vietnam pushes international integration in economy, trade and inv…

PM meets with Chinese, Thai counterparts

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday asked China to facilitate high-level visits and direct the implementation of agreements and common perceptions reached by leaders of both countries.

He made this stat…

Vietnam listed for lowest travel security risk: US State Department

Vietnam is one of the countries with the lowest level of travel security risk, the US Department of State reported on Wednesday in its new foreign tourist warning system.

Under the system, countries are divided into …

British Cabinet announces additional changes

There was no change in major positions when Prime Minister Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet to promote renovation and boost Brexit.

Sam Gyimah is the new Universities Minister, replacing Jo Johnson, who has been …

China, France agree to strengthen ties

China and France have agreed to further advance their comprehensive strategic partnership.

The agreement was reached during Tuesday talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Mac…

AFC praises Vietnamese football team in U23 Championship

Vietnam could bring some surprises at the finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship, which will open in China on Tuesday, said an article on the Chinese sports website catjc.com.

The articl…

Pope Francis calls for talks to restore peace on Korean Peninsula

Pope Francis on Monday called for support towards talks to restore peace on the Korean peninsula and a legally binding nuclear ban.

In his annual "state of the world" address, the Pope said it was of paramount importa…