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Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), chaired by Vietnam, on Tuesday held an open debate on the Middle East situation, including Palestine.

Participants expressed concern over prolonged violence between …

Vietnam chairs meeting of ASEAN-IPR Governing Council

The 18th meeting of the Governing Council of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN IPR) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, the first during Vietnam's ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.

The …

Vietnamese-Cambodians aided to enjoy happy Tet

Vietnamese consulate generals in Cambodia have held activities to help needy Vietnamese-Cambodians to celebrate traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).

On January 21, the Vietnamese Consulate General in Preah Sihan…

Traffic accidents decline in January

A total of 1,300 traffic accidents occurred nationwide in the month to January 14, which killed 591 people and injured 968 others, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.

The number of accidents dro…

Top Vietnamese player to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

Top Vietnamese player Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will compete with arch rivals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival.

The strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world will attract the partic…

North Korea suspends commitments with the US

North Korea said on Tuesday that it will cease honoring commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing, citing the US government's tough sanctions.

Ju Yong Chol, a counselor at North Korea's mission to the UN in Gen…

German media highlight green light for EVFTA ratification

German newspapers reported this week on a resolution by the European Parliament (EP) Committee on International Trade (INTA) asking for the EP's ratification of the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (…

UN Chief Urges International Pressure to Solidify Libyan Cease-Fire

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the international community Tuesday to exert pressure on the rival Libyan parties to solidify a cease-fire and move toward a political process.…

Viettel becomes world’s 6th provider of 5G device

Vietnam's telecom firm Viettel has announced it is now the 6th company in the world to manufacture 5G devices.

The gNodeB transceiver made by Viettel includes both software and hardware and was developed in 6 months…

Iran may-or may not-return crashed plane’s black box to Ukraine

The Iranian state news agency IRNA reported that Iran is trying to analyze the black box of the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran on January 8, but refused to say if the government will return the black box to