Friendship exchange marks Vietnam-Belgium diplomatic ties

A meeting was held in Hanoi on Friday to celebrate Belgium’s 187th National Day and the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Belgium diplomatic ties.

Belgian Vice Ambassador to Vietnam Anke Van Lancker said the friendly relationship between the two countries has seen important achievements in many fields, particularly economics, culture, and education.…

ASEAN-India trade likely to reach 100 billion USD by 2020

ASEAN-India trade is likely to reach 100 billion USD by 2020, India’s Union Urban Development and Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Friday.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the ‘Delhi Dialogue in New Delhi, Mr.…

War Invalids and Martyrs Day commemorated nationwide

The Communist Party of Vietnam online newspaper has hosted an art program entitled Color of Red Flowers to mark the 71st anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day.

At the event on Friday night in Hanoi, the organizing board presented gifts to invalids, heroic mothers, and revolutionary contributors.…

US pushes UN to maintain sanctions on North Korea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged UN member-states to keep tough economic sanctions fully in place on North Korea and maintain pressure on Kim Jong Un to dismantle Pyongyang’s nuclear program.…

Vietjet Air to buy 100 Boeing, 50 Airbus aircraft

Vietjet Air will purchase 100 Boeing B737 MAX airplanes, worth a total of 12.7 billion USD, according to a contract signed by Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, CEO of Vietjet Air and Kevin G.…

US seeks another summit with Russia

US President Donald Trump asked National Security Advisor John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Twitter on Thursday.

President Trump said the recent US-Russia summit in Helsinki was a success and he looks for another meeting with President Putin to discuss implementation of their agreement, which includes fighting terrorism, Israel’s security, denuclearization, cyber security, trade, the Ukraine conflict, the Middle East, and North Korea.…

Deputy PM calls for stricter control of supplementary food

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam called on functional ministries and agencies to tighten control of supplementary food and its advertisement on mass media and social network.

Mr. Dam addressed a meeting of the inter-sectoral steering committee on food safety in Hanoi on Friday: I urge the Director of the Department of Food Safety to list supplementary foods, which violate advertisement regulations and send this list the Ministry of Information and Communications for joint settlement.…