Daily Archives: August 22, 2017

Middle Syria to be freed

Syrian government troops and Russian fighter jets on Monday killed more than 200 IS militants who were on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor.

Colonel General Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian Military General Staff told reporters that Syrian troops are advancing from three directions to encircle Deir Al Zor city.…

Buddhist Culture Week opens in Ho Chi Minh City

A Buddhist Culture Week opened at Pho Quang pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday to celebrate the Vu Lan Festival, which falls on the 7th full moon of the year.…

Vietnam, Australia enhance cooperation in agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) signed a letter of intent to enhance bilateral cooperation in agriculture on Monday in Can Tho City.…

APEC exhibition on agriculture

An APEC exhibition on food products and new agriculture technology opened Monday in Can Tho city, during an APEC week for food security and sustainable agriculture in response to climate change.…

Deputy FM Antonov appointed new Russian Ambassador to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday appointed Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Ivanovich Antonov the new Russian ambassador to the US.

Antonov, 62, is a former Deputy Defense Minister who was appointed Deputy Foreign Minister on December 28 last year.…

SOM3-APEC 2017: Tighter connectivity in anti-smuggling

Working groups and sub-committees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) continued discussions during the third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3) in Ho Chi Minh City.

150 delegates attended a Health Working Group meeting on reforming drug evaluation and approval, stimulating creativity, and harmonizing international standards and laws.…

DPRK warns of merciless response towards US-RoK joint drill

The US will have to pay a dear price if they continue their joint military drill with South Korea, the Korean Central News Agency have cited from a spokesperson for North Korean troops based in the truce village of Panmunjom.…