Category Archives: Politics

ASEAN countries persistent in building drug-free community

ASEAN member countries have re-affirmed their stance against legalizing drug use except for medical and scientific purposes, according to Colonel Hoang Anh Tuyen, deputy head of the Office of Vietnam's Ministry …

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives EU senior officials

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with Bernd Lange, Chairman of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee on Wednesday.

At the meeting, Lange expressed his pleasure at the decision to send the EVF…

Vietnam firms attend sixth India International Silk Fair

More than 20 Vietnamese enterprises are showcasing their products at the sixth India International Silk Fair, which opened in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The event, which gathers 120 leading Indian silk producers and 25…

US announces sanctions on business network financing Iranian paramilitary force

The US Treasury Department on Tuesday slapped sanctions on a network of businesses that provide financial support to an Iranian paramilitary force that Washington says recruits and trains child soldiers for Iran…

29 killed in attack on Iranian military parade

At least 29 people were killed and 57 others wounded in an attack on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported.

The dead and wounded were both m…

Vietnam hopes for stronger cooperation with EU

Vietnam highly values the important role and position of the European Union (EU) in the region and the world, and wishes to further boost the comprehensive cooperation between the two sides.

Deputy Prime Minister a…

Vietnam hopes for stronger cooperation with EU

Vietnam highly values the important role and position of the European Union (EU) in the region and the world, and wishes to further boost the comprehensive cooperation between the two sides.

Deputy Prime Minister a…

Kim wants new talks with Trump: South Korean President

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with President Trump soon to speed up the denuclearization process, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday at the Seoul press center.

Mr. Moon s…

EU: UK must rework Brexit plan

European Council President Donald Tusk told a Wednesday press conference in Austria that he welcomes British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan, but the UK should reconsider key issues like the Irish border …

Typhoon Mangkhut, Florence bring destruction in their wake

The world's strongest storm this year, Typhoon Mangkhut, continued on its path of destruction across Southeast Asia, reaching mainland China on Sunday afternoon after pummeling Hong Kong, and killing at least 59 …

Australian Special Forces to Help Secure APEC Summit

SYDNEY Australian warships, aircraft and special forces soldiers will help safeguard the security of world leaders at November's APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) in Papua New Guinea (PNG). It will be th…

Australian Special Forces to Help Secure APEC Summit

SYDNEY Australian warships, aircraft and special forces soldiers will help safeguard the security of world leaders at November's APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) in Papua New Guinea (PNG). It will be th…

Florence, Mangkhut and Climate Change: Yes, No and Maybe

The seas are angry this month.

While the remnants of Hurricane Florence soak the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut pounds the Philippines, three more tropical cyclones are spinning in the Western Hemisphere, and one …

Florence, Mangkhut and Climate Change: Yes, No and Maybe

The seas are angry this month.

While the remnants of Hurricane Florence soak the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut pounds the Philippines, three more tropical cyclones are spinning in the Western Hemisphere, and one …