Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

Folk painting exhibition opens in Da Nang

An exhibition of Vietnamese folk paintings opened in Da Nang on Thursday to honor the culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups.

On display are 62 paintings chosen by the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum to represent traditional painting villages like Dong Ho in Bac Ninh province, Hang Trong and Kim Hoang in Hanoi, Vu Di in Vinh Phuc province, and Doc Loi in Nghe An province.…

Youth survey on sustainable development goals released

The first-ever Youth Survey on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was released during a ceremony in Hanoi on Friday.

Speaking at the event, UNDP Country Director in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen underscored the role of young people in implementing and obtaining UN sustainable development goals.…

Ho Chi Minh city to host Tet book street festival

-A book street festival will open this Saturday in District 1, HCMC, to welcome the Lunar New Year.

On display will be 26,000 publications by 12 Vietnamese publishers. The festival will run until February 19.…

Former Catalan officials appeal to UN

Three Catalan independence leaders being held in Madrid have appealed to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

A lawyer for the leaders told reporters on Thursday that the arrest of his clients has violated international law and prevented them from being political representatives of Catalonia.…

Former Catalan officials appeal to UN

Three Catalan independence leaders being held in Madrid have appealed to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

A lawyer for the leaders told reporters on Thursday that the arrest of his clients has violated international law and prevented them from being political representatives of Catalonia.…

China, UK boost bilateral relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday agreed to strengthen cooperation in the new era.

At a reception for May in Beijing, Xi said peace, development and win-win cooperation have become the mainstream of the times.…

PM asks for more protection of people’s health from cold spell

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Friday hosted a government meeting for January. He said since the beginning of the year Vietnam’s major cities have gained encouraging results.

However, he told ministries, sectors and localities not to be complacent about the achievements.…