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Experts talk solutions to smart city

Some 40 foreign experts presented solutions to turn Ho Chi Minh City into a smart urban area at a conference held by the municipal People’s Committee on Wednesday.

The proposed solutions focused on general architecture framework, information-technology foundation, smart city management center, traffic, education, health care, natural resources-environment, tourism, emergency operation centers, and cyber security, among others.…

Vietnam, India agree on measures to strengthen defense ties

Defense Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich held talks with his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman in Hanoi on Tuesday during the latter’s official visit to Vietnam this week.

Both sides discussed regional and global issues of shared concern and agreed on measures to boost bilateral defense ties.…

MYANMAR EASES VISA RULES FOR VISITORS FROM THREE ASIAN NATIONS

NAY PYI DAW, Myanmar The Myanmar government hopes to entice more visitors from Japan, South Korea and China by easing visa regulations for travellers from these countries, which have been the main source of foreign tourists for the country in recent years, the Myanmar Times reported.…

Egypt pledges continued efforts to end Syria crisis

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Cairo will spare no effort to end the current crisis in Syria.

At a reception for UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday, Sisi discussed recent situation in Syria and the UN’s efforts to reach a political solution, which can ensure the territorial integrity of Syria and its regime.…

Vietnam makes great efforts in implementing gender equality targets

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilization Truong Thi Mai had a working session with Ambassadors and Heads of Agencies Gender Policy Coordination Group in Hanoi on Tuesday.…

Vietnam Passes Sweeping New Cybersecurity Law

Vietnamese lawmakers have approved a new cybersecurity law that human rights activists say will stifle freedom of speech.

The law will require online content providers such as Google and Facebook to remove content deemed offensive by authorities within 24 hours, and store the personal data of its customers on servers based in Vietnam, and to open offices in the Communist-run country.…

President Trump optimistic about historic summit with North Korea

US President Donald Trump said he believed Tuesday’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could work out very nicely.

He made the remark while meeting with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday.…