Category Archives: Human Rights

Iran calls for meeting of P5+1 foreign ministers

Iran is trying to call a meeting of the foreign ministers of the 5+1 group � the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany – to address the Donald Trump administration’s attitude toward their nuclear deal on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit in New York in August.…

Iran calls for meeting of P5+1 foreign ministers

Iran is trying to call a meeting of the foreign ministers of the 5+1 group � the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany – to address the Donald Trump administration’s attitude toward their nuclear deal on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit in New York in August.…

Scholarships provided to children of Agent Orange/dioxin victims

Children of war invalids and victims of Agent Orange/dioxin were presented with scholarships at a ceremony in Hanoi Sunday night.

Lt. Gen. Nguyen Dinh Chien, Director of the Institute Agent Orange/dioxin Study, the organizer of the charity program, praised the children for their effort to overcome difficulties and achieve good academic results: We hope that with the support of organizations, individuals, and the community, this program will become a meaningful annual event, which will provide a wealth of inspiration for children of war invalids and victims of Agent Orange/dioxin.…

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.…

North Korea launches target-striking contest

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday guided a target-striking contest to South Korea’s Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands before special operation combatants “landed by surprise” on rubber boats, according to the Korean Central News Agency.…

Party leader meets Vietnamese, Myanmar businesses

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Saturday met with leading business representatives from Vietnam and Myanmar as part of his ongoing visit to Myanmar.

Those in attendance also included Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.…

Vietnamese handicraft to be showcased in Hanoi

250 domestic and foreign businesses will display their products at the 2017 Hanoi handicraft exhibition in October

The exhibition of crafts and home decor, wood furnishings, embroidery, gifts, jewelry, and accessories is expected to attract 12,000 visitors and 500 foreign importers.…