Daily Archives: August 27, 2017

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam increase sharply

Vietnam has welcomed 8.4 million foreign tourists so far this year, a year-on-year increase of 30%.

More than 1.2 million foreign tourists visited the country in August, up 18%. This is the 6th time Vietnam has received more than 1 million foreign arrivals a month.…

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam increase sharply

Vietnam has welcomed 8.4 million foreign tourists so far this year, a year-on-year increase of 30%.

More than 1.2 million foreign tourists visited the country in August, up 18%. This is the 6th time Vietnam has received more than 1 million foreign arrivals a month.…

Emmanuel Macron’s popularity slumps

French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity rating slumped a further 14 points in August to hit 40 percent, following a sharp 10-point drop in the previous month, according to an Ifop poll released on Sunday.…

Iraqi forces win big in Tal Afar

Iraqi forces have driven the Islamic State from central Tal Afar and its historic citadel.

The advancement, just days into an assault on the strategic town, comes after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the jihadists in Mosul, where ISIS declared its caliphate in 2014.…

7 more gold medals keep Vietnam at 2nd place at SEA Games 29

Vietnamese athletes performed excellently on the seventh competition day of the 29th SEA Games in Malaysia with seven gold medals in track and field, taekwondo swimming and table tennis.

As of Saturday, Vietnam maintained its second position on the Games’ medal tally with 51 gold medals.…

Syrian forces gain control of 2,000 sq km of desert areas

Syrian forces and allied fighters gained control over the areas between the city of Al Sukhnah and Al Shear in the remote eastern countryside of Homs Province in central Syria on Saturday.…