Category Archives: Human Rights

Leaning English should be a social movement

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha chaired a seminar on improving the quality of teaching and learning foreign languages, particularly English, at public schools.

He said the ministry has consulte…

Vietnam-Lao Special Friendship Festival opens

A festival to mark 56th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and 41 years of signing bilateral Amity and Cooperation Treaty was held in Dien Bien province on Saturday.

In his opening remarks, Hoang Vinh Bao, …

International workshop seeks to boost cruise tourism

Cruise tourism trends in Asia and plans to promote cruise tourism in Vietnam topped the agenda of an international workshop on Thursday as part of National Tourism Year 2018 in Quang Ninh province.

Ngo Hoai Chung, De…

Vietnam sees RoK as important long-term partner: NA Chairwoman

Vietnam attaches great importance to cooperation with the Republic of Korea and considers it an important long-term partner, said NA Chairman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during talks with her RoK counterpart in Seoul on Th…

Vietnam sees RoK as important long-term partner: NA Chairwoman

Vietnam attaches great importance to cooperation with the Republic of Korea and considers it an important long-term partner, said NA Chairman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during talks with her RoK counterpart in Seoul on Th…

PM urges thorough preparation for UN Day of Vesak Celebrations

sPrime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for thorough preparations for the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in May 2019 at a conference in Hanoi on Wednesday to organize the event.

Underlining the importanc…

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Harvard University professor

Education and training are a priority of Vietnam-US cooperative relations, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a reception in Hanoi on Wednesday for Prof. Thomas Vallely, Director of the Vietnam Programme at H…

Vietnam, Russia hold fourth defence strategy dialogue

The Vietnamese and Russian ministries of defence held their fourth defence strategy dialogue in Moscow on Monday, affirming that defence cooperation remains a pillar of their relationship.

The event was chaired …

Fuel supplies, schools in Paris disrupted by “Yellow Vest” protests

Dozens of French "yellow vest" demonstrators blocked access to a major fuel depot and several highways on Monday during a third week of anti-government protests which led to major riots in Paris over the weekend.

50 …

South Korea suggests way to break deadlock in nuclear negotiations

The US can help break the deadlock in negotiations with North Korea on denuclearization without lifting the sanctions if Washington allows humanitarian organizations to work in North Korea, suugested a senior So…

Afghan rebels seize 40 truck drivers

Anti-government militants abducted 40 truck drivers in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province on Sunday, police said.

Armed Taliban rebels stopped coal trucks in Khashak Dara village and took their drivers t…

Sun Flower Festival spreads sympathy for young cancer patients

The Sun Flower Festival was held in Dam Sen Park, Ho Chi Minh city, on Sunday, to raise fund and spread the message of sympathy and support for young cancer patients.

The program, organized by Tuoi Tre newspaper and the

Vietnamese-made satellite to be launched into orbit in January

Micro Dragon, a satellite developed by 36 Vietnamese engineers, will be launched into space on January 17, announced the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Friday.

The Vietnamese satellite together wi…

Vietnamese-made satellite to be launched into orbit in January

Micro Dragon, a satellite developed by 36 Vietnamese engineers, will be launched into space on January 17, announced the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Friday.

The Vietnamese satellite together wi…