Category Archives: Politics

VTV to broadcast foreign documentaries about Vietnam

3 historical documentaries about Vietnam produced by the French National Film Institute will be shown on Vietnam Television to mark Vietnam's 43rd Reunification Day and 50th anniversary of the beginning of Paris …

Vietnam, France to jointly develop geoparks

Vietnamese and French officials have signed a cooperation agreement on managing and developing geo-parks after Vietnam's Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang province was recognized as a UNESCO global geopark.

T…

Vietnam hopes to increase trade with Indonesia to 10 billion USD

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his belief that trade between Vietnam and Indonesia will strongly grow in the time ahead, soon reaching 10 billion USD.

At a reception for Indonesian Foreign Minister R…

French President admits airstrikes on Syria ‘solve nothing’

French President Emmanuel Macron has admitted that the air strikes on Syria "solve nothing" but said France, Britain, and the US were forced to defend the "honour" of the international community.

Addressing the Eu…

Washington Post: CIA Director meets North Korean leader

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, US President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, met secretly with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last weekend, the Washington Post said Tuesday.

Last Thursday Pompeo told th…

Vietnam legalizes betting on major football tournaments

Betting on the football matches of several international tournaments without Vietnam's participation will be legalized, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said.

An official list will be announced this …

Macron, May questioned over Syria air strikes

Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday insisted last week's strike on Syria was in Britain's national interest as she explained to Parliament why she ordered the attack.

The Prime Minister faced questions from MPs wh…

Government works to slash logistic costs

The Vietnamese government is seeking ways to improve transport connectivity and cut logistic expenses, which account for more than 20% of the country's GDP.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a national logisti…

Seminar in Nghe An highlights young people’s readiness for Industry 4.0

Experts and 700 students in Nghe An province have discussed opportunities and challenges facing young people amid Vietnam's extensive international integration.

A seminar in Vinh City on Sunday provided studen…

Khmer people congratulated on Chol Chnam Thmay Festival

Bac Lieu provincial leaders have visited and expressed greetings to Khmer monks, dignitaries and people on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay Festival 2018.

The provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Quang Duong and …

Lao New Year festival celebrated in Hanoi

The Lao Embassy in Vietnam on Thursday celebrated the traditional Lao Bunpimay New Year festival in Hanoi.

The event was attended by Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and many senior Vietnamese party and governmen…

US President assesses Syria attack response: White House

US President Donald Trump has not laid out a timetable for action in response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria, despite his warning that missiles will be coming, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on W…

US, Russia Edge Toward Showdown Over Syria

MOSCOW When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield a year ago after a chemical weapons attack, the Pentagon gave Moscow advance warning to get its personnel out of harm's way.

Since then, U.S.-Russian …

Binh Phuoc cashew receives geographical indication

The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam has issued a geographical indication (GI) certification to Binh Phuoc's cashew.

The geographical indication for Binh Phuoc cashew includes material area…