Daily Archives: May 19, 2018

National Assembly’s mid-year session to open on May 21

The 5th session of the 14th National Assembly will begin in Hanoi next Monday.

Lawmakers are expected to pass 8 bills and one draft resolution, and discuss 8 other draft laws.…

South Korea to act as mediator ahead of Trump-Kim summit

An official at South Korea’s presidential Blue House has said that South Korea is seeking to act as a mediator to bridge the gap between the US and North Korea ahead of a planned summit.…

Vietnam calls for Gaza settlement by peaceful measures

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva, said Vietnam is concerned about escalating tension and violence in the Gaza Strip over recent days, which killed and injured many Palestinians.…

More than 100 killed in Cuba plane crash

Cuba’s state-run media reported that more than 100 people were believed dead Friday after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing crashed on takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.

Three female passengers are in critical condition.…

Santa Fe shooting: Texas governor confirms 10 people dead

Texas governor Greg Abbott confirmed on Friday that ten people have been killed and ten wounded in a shooting at Santa Fe high school.

He said this is one of the most heinous attacks in the history of Texas.…