Category Archives: Politics

Trump urges Congress to pass US-Mexico-Canada trade pact

US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Congress to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).

He labeled the old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as one of the world's worst trade …

EP to vote on von der Leyen as EC chief on July 16

The European Parliament will vote next Tuesday on Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to head the European Commission, a parliament spokesman said.

Concerns over her chances of winning the endorsement of the EU asse…

Deputy PM: Vietnam wants expand cooperative ties with Tanzania

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung says Vietnam treasures and wants to expand mutually-beneficial cooperation with African countries like Tanzania.

Mr. Dung, who just concluded a working trip to Tanzania, pr…

NA Chairwoman visits Zhongguancun Exhibition Centre in Beijing

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited Zhongguancun Exhibition Centre in Beijing on Friday, as part of her official visit to China.

The exhibition centre is showcasing 340 adva…

Vice President pays official visit to Cuba

Vietnam always treasures its special traditional friendly relations with Cuba and is determined to further strengthen the fraternal ties, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

She met on Tuesday with Raul Cast…

Vice President pays official visit to Cuba

Vietnam always treasures its special traditional friendly relations with Cuba and is determined to further strengthen the fraternal ties, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

She met on Tuesday with Raul Cast…

British ambassador to US resigns after Trump criticism

After several days of intense criticism by US President Donald Trump, who said his administration would no longer work with him, British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch on Wednesday resigned his post.

On Sunday, th…

Coast guards bear heavy but glorious responsibility: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) High Command in Hanoi on Thursday, in which he stressed that their responsibility is very heavy but also very glorious.

The Pri…

Government leader hosts former Canadian PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on Thursday for former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien, who is on a visit to Vietnam to boost cooperative projects between the two countries.

Phuc sp…

National Assembly Chairwoman attends art performance honoring Vietnam-China friendship

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended an art performance in Beijing on Wednesday during of her on-going official visit to China. She was joined by her host, Chairman of the Standing Committee of …