Daily Archives: August 12, 2018

US-Turkey strained relations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey is planning to use its Lira currency instead of USD in commercial transactions with its major trading partners, including Russia, China, Iran, and Ukraine.…

North Korea boosts railway cooperation with South Korea

The two Koreas’ authorities are discussing cooperation to modernize and reconnect the cross-border railway, an official of South Korean Ministry of Unification said on Saturday.

Both sides have discussed the schedule and details of additional fieldwork starting this month.…

Deputy Prime Minister Hue directs Hung Yen longan trade programs

Hung Yen province has hosted a trade promotion conference to boost the consumption of longan, a local special fruit, in harvest season.

Attending the event on Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the province to strictly plan production to balance market demand and supply.…

3,000 people walk to raise fund for poor students

About 3,000 pupils, students, and people joined a walking program to raise fund for disadvantaged students to go to school.

At the event organized by the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union in Truong Sa street, Ho Chi Minh city, on Sunday, the organizing board received half a million USD and thousands of notebooks.…

40th anniversary of World Festival of Youth and Students celebrated

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association in coordination with the Pacific Group Corporation, held a ceremony in Hanoi on Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 11th World Festival of Youth and Students in Cuba.…

EU continues to support Iran nuclear deal

The EU has never wavered in its support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as it wholeheartedly believes that the nuclear deal is a good agreement that is working, says Nathalie Tocci, an aide to the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.…