NA Chairwoman underlines gender equality for sustainable development, prosperity

The Meeting of Women Parliamentarians of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF 26) opened in Hanoi on Wednesday.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, President of APPF 26, said gender …

Google urged to open office in Vietnam

The Ministry of Information and Communication called on Google to open a representative office in Vietnam to receive and handle requests from the Ministry.

At a reception for Google's Director of Public Policy and …

Iran denies talks on missile program

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denied that Tehran has agreed to negotiate its missile program.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi called the reports groundless and said Iran's policy concerning its …

Vietnam treasures ties with RoK

Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien has urged the legislative bodies of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to expand cooperation, support each other at multilateral inter-parli…

Vietnam, Indonesia urged to raise trade to 10 billion USD

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan urged Vietnam and Indonesia to increase the exchange of visits and optimize cooperative mechanisms to raise bilateral trade to 10 billion USD in 2018 from 5.4-5.6 b…

Top legislator welcomes Malaysia’s Senate President

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception on Thursday for President of the Senate of Malaysia's Parliament S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee, who is in Hanoi to attend the 26th Annual Meeting …

UK House of Commons approves Brexit bill

British MPs approved a Brexit bill on Wednesday.

The bill repeals the 1972 law which made Britain a member of the European Union and replace EU rules with British rules. The bill has been sent to the House of Lords

Vietnam books a ticket to AFC U23 Championship quarterfinals

Vietnam's U23 football team made history with a Wednesday draw against Syria, qualifying for the AFC U23 Championship's quarterfinals.

Their next match will be against U23 Iraq on Saturday.

Prime Minister Nguyen …

Help pours in for the poor ahead of Lunar New Year

On Wednesday, activities were organized in Binh Duong province and Can Tho City to support disadvantaged people on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

The Binh Duong People's Committee pres…

Ho Chi Minh City leader hails Vietnam-US ties

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said he hopes Vietnam and the US will boost cooperation in start-ups.

At a reception on Wednesday for the US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrin…

Vietnam promotes multifaceted cooperation with Austria

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the new Austrian Ambassador to Vietnam that Vietnam hopes to develop its traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Austria.

During a reception for Ambassador …

New Zealand Again Offers Sanctuary for Some Manus Island Refugees

It's been almost three months since Australia closed its controversial offshore detention center on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, and the future of the more than 600 men who remain in community accommodation on …

US Pacific Military Chief Calls China a Disruptive Force

The head of the U.S. military's Pacific command called China a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region on Thursday and urged countries in the area to build capabilities and work together to ensure free and open s…

US military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday at Stanford University gave a rundown of the United States' work in stabilizing Syria.

Staying in Syria will help ensure that the Trump administration does not repea…