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Hanoi organizations to stop single-use plastics products from November

Hanoi authorities have asked all local organizations and agencies to refrain from using plastic bags and single-use plastics starting from this month.

A press conference this week was told that the municipal Peop…

Central region to be hit by powerful storm

Localities in Vietnam's south central coast are bracing against powerful Storm Nakri, the sixth typhoon from the East Sea this year, which is forecast to gain further strength while heading towards the region over …

US-led coalition launches operation to protect Gulf waters

A new US-led naval coalition on Thursday launched operations to protect shipping in the troubled waters of the Persian Gulf, after a string of recent attacks.

The coalition � the International Maritime Security Co…

Turkey detains 17 foreign IS-linked suspects in Ankara

Turkish police on Thursday detained 17 foreign nationals in Ankara suspected of being linked to the Islamic State (IS) group, the semi-official Anadolu Agency reported.

The Ankara police department had been keep…

11th East Sea International Conference wraps up

A number of proposals to build trust, control, and resolve conflicts, and maintain peace and stability in the East Sea were discussed at the just concluded 11th East Sea International Conference in Hanoi.

During th…

Origin fraud prevention tops NA session

National Assembly (NA) deputies on Thursday continued questioning Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan, and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hu…

Party official meets heads of Vietnamese representative agencies

Vo Van Thuong, Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Communications and Education met with the heads of Vietnamese overseas missions for the 2019-2022 term in Hanoi on Wednesday.

He said: I hope the h…

International concerns over Iran’s nuclear commitment reduction

World powers expressed their concern over Iran's recent announcements that it will reduce its commitments under the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.

French Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Agnes von der Muhll said France w…

Government press conference addresses sovereignty protection, guest workers

The newly concluded ASEAN Summit in Bangkok was important for the bloc and Vietnam in particular, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said on Tuesday at the regular government press confere…

US State Department report: China’s “nine-dash line” claims unfounded

The US State Department recently released a report titled A free and open Indo-Pacific: Advancing a shared vision, focused on cooperation between the US and its allies in the region.

According to the report, the US w…