Category Archives: Human Rights

Prime Minister arrives in Saint Peterburg, beginning official visit to Russia

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived at Pulkovo 1 airport in Saint Petersburg yesterday evening, beginning an official visit to Russia at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev.

While in Sai…

Indonesia: Joko Widodo reelected for second term

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been officially confirmed for a second term, the General Election Commission (EC) announced on Tuesday.

According to polls Widodo won 55.5 percent of the vote compa…

Youths set sail for national sea-island program

70 young people from all over Vietnam left Cam Ranh international port in Khanh Hoa province Monday for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago as part of the Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands program.

The nine-…

PM begins official visits to Russia, Norway, Sweden

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Hanoi Monday for official visits to Russia, Norway, and Sweden at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, and Swedis…

President Ho Chi Minh’s 129th birthday celebrated nationwide

The Sen village festival 2019 closed in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, in the central province of Nghe An on Sunday night as part of a range of activities to mark the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh.


Canada asks China to release Canadian citizens

Canada on Thursday asked China to immediately release former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who were formally arrested after being detained for months on national sec…

Russia President may meet US counterpart at G20 in Japan

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he may meet US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 Summit next month in Japan.

President Trump said Monday that he plans to meet Mr. Putin at the Summ…

Property market still attractive in medium, long terms: forum

An insider has predicted a good outlook for the property market in the medium and long terms despite signs of decline in recent months.

At a forum in Hanoi on May 16, Chairman of the Vietnam National Real Estate Associa…

Japan, US to discuss cooperation during Trump’s visit

Japan and the US will discuss bilateral trade, the G-20 Summit in Osaka this June, and North Korea issues, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Mr. Abe said that during the US President's upcoming visit t…

US will send troops to Middle East if necessary

US President Donald Trump has denied a report that the US is preparing to deploy 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran attacks US forces, saying the number would be much higher if it came to that.

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