Vietnam adds 16 more golds, ranking 3rd at SEA Games 30

Vietnamese athletes won 16 more gold medals as of 8:30pm (local time) Monday, putting Vietnam at 3rd place in the ongoing SEA Games 30 in the Philippines with 79 golds.

Monday's gold medals were in wrestling, boxing, …

British PM pledges to reduce immigration if re-elected

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to reduce immigration if he wins the election on Thursday but assured that he will not be against foreigners working and living in Britain.

In an interview with Sky N…

British PM pledges to reduce immigration if re-elected

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to reduce immigration if he wins the election on Thursday but assured that he will not be against foreigners working and living in Britain.

In an interview with Sky N…

Vietnam second among ASEAN members in attracting fintech funding

Vietnam's fintech firms secured 410 million USD, or 36 percent of the global capital pouring into Southeast Asia between January and September, behind Singapore.

The country's share of regional venture capital f…

Japan to raise defense budget to record 49 billion USD

The Japanese government has revised the estimated defense budget for fiscal year 2020 to a record 49 billion USD, local media reported on Sunday.

This estimate includes the development of a next-generation fighte…

Pentagon denies plan to add more troops in Middle East

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday said the Pentagon will not send 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East.

The statement came a day after Senator Josh Hawley asked Esper to announce the Pentagon's plan to …

France ready to challenge US tariff threat at WTO

France says it is ready to challenge the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over its threat to slap tariffs on French goods in retaliation for a French tax targeting American technology companies.

B…

Hanoi Run for Children 2019 supports disadvantaged children nationwide

The annual event, Hanoi Run for Children 2019, took place on Sunday morning with the participation of ambassadors, foreign diplomats, athletes, and celebrities from different working fields.

The run was co-host…

Hanoi Run for Children 2019 supports disadvantaged children nationwide

The annual event, Hanoi Run for Children 2019, took place on Sunday morning with the participation of ambassadors, foreign diplomats, athletes, and celebrities from different working fields.

The run was co-host…

A third of Southeast Asian e-commerce traffic happens in Vietnam

Vietnam accounted for more than 30 percent of e-commerce web traffic in Southeast Asia in the third quarter of this year, second only to Indonesia, a report says.

Compared to the second quarter, e-commerce web traff…