French President’s popularity drops sharply

A new opinion poll shows that French President Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating has fallen to below 50 percent, its lowest level since last October.

The results of the survey by Le Journal du Dimanche, published on Sunday revealed that only 44 percent of the respondents approved of Macron’s performance.…

Munich Security Conference discusses North Korea’s nuclear issue

The US’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has called on all nations to cut all trade and military affairs with North Korea.

He made the statement at the annual Munich Security Conference in the southern Germany city on Saturday.…

Tourist attractions crowded with visitors

On the first days of the Lunar New Year, the weather is favorable for festivities and travels all over Vietnam.

In Ha Long city on Saturday, Saigontourist travel agency welcomed the international cruise ship Glory Sea with nearly 600 Chinese tourists on board.…

10,000 people pay tribute to Hung Kings on first day of Tet

More than 10,000 people paid pilgrimage to the Hung Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on Friday, the first day of the Lunar New Year, to commemorate the Hung Kings’ merit and pray for a happy New Year.…

Vietnam targets 17 million foreign visitors in 2018

Vietnam’s tourism sector sets to serve 94 million tourists, including 16-17 million foreigners, and earn 27.3 billion USD this year.

Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said Vietnam aims to catch up with top tourism countries in Southeast Asia including Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia by expanding and diversifying promotion activities in key markets and working with airliners to increase the number of flights to major attractions such as Phu Quoc island, Da Nang city, and Hue city.…

US, South Korea, Thailand join Asia’s largest multilateral exercise

Thai, US, and South Korean soldiers took part in an amphibious assault drill in Thailand’s Chonburi province on Friday.

It is part of the 37th Cobra Gold, Asia’s largest multilateral military exercise, taking place until next Friday.…

Ramaphosa elected South Africa’s president

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa’s president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday, following the resignation of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night.

Ramaphosa, 65, the leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party since December and former vice-president of South Africa, was the only candidate nominated during a session of the Parliament.…