Category Archives: Politics

Indian Prime Minister condemns Kashmir attack

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack in Kashmir which killed more than 40 soldiers.

Mr. Modi called the attack a heinous act and said the sacrifice of the soldiers will n…

Khashoggi remains may have been burned, Turkey says

Turkish police believe the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been burned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday.

The consulate where Khashoggi was killed had two wel…

Two Koreas hold joint new year exchange in Mount Kumgang

North and South Koreas organized a joint new year exchange on Thursday to call for more cross-border exchanges and cooperation.

The two-day event was attended by around 300 South Korean and North Korean representa…

Exhibition spotlights Truc Lam Zen Buddhist sect

The cultural space of the Truc Lam Zen Buddhist sect is being publicized through an exhibition which opened in Bac Giang province on Thursday.

On display are 200 photos, documents and artefacts featuring Bac Giang'…

Lim Festival promotes Quan Ho folk singing

The Lim Festival will take place this weekend in Bac Ninh province to promote Quan Ho call and response singing.

Vice Chairman of Bac Ninh province's People's Committee Nguyen Van Phong said the Lim Festival is the hi…

Seminar discusses Northern Border Defense War in Ha Giang

War veterans from more than 30 provinces and cities of Vietnam have discussed the Northern Border Defense war, which began 40 years ago on February 17.

At a seminar held in northern border province of Ha Giang on Frida…

40 years after Northern Border Defense War: Vietnam’s legitimate right to defense

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam Association of Historical Sciences co-hosted a national seminar in Hanoi on Friday to review 40 years of the Northern Border Defense War.

Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quan…

100 Days After Paradise Burned, the Stories of the Victims

On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire in California history.

Nobody knew at the time, early on …

Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro to officially run in April

Hanoi's first metro project, the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway, will officially run in April following many delays, according to Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong.

The Hanoi People's Committee an…

Ba Ria-Vung Tau licenses nine projects

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on February 14 handed over nine investment licences worth over 9.9 trillion VND (425.7 million USD) and nearly 163 million USD to investors.

The most noteworthy projects lic…

Over 10,200 areas in Vietnam face landslide threats

Vietnam has more than 10,200 sites prone to landslides located in ten northern mountainous localities, according to the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under Ministry of Natural Resource…

Ambiguous business conditions must be removed: expert

Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung suggested ministries and ministerial-level agencies simplify business conditions and remove ones which are unclear, too vague…

China upholds normal relations with Venezuela

China on Thursday said it continues its normal state-to-state relations with Venezuela.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying statement at a news briefing when asked about recent remarks by US spec…

Incense offering held at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

PANO � The municipal People's Committee of Hanoi, the Center for Thang Long � Hanoi Heritage Preservation, and the Association of Thang Long Cultural Heritage held an incense offering program on February 13 at …