Category Archives: Business

Trump Again Attacks McCain, Months After His Death, for Role in Russia Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump is firing new broadsides at the late-Sen. John McCain, nearly seven months after the one-time prisoner of war in Vietnam died from brain cancer.

In a trio of Twitter comments on Saturday and Sunday, Trump contended the Republican lawmaker helped instigate special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-running investigation of links between Trump’s 2016 election campaign and Russia, and complained again, as he has in the past, about McCain’s 2017 vote that doomed Trump’s attempted overhaul of national health care policies.…

24,000 Vietnamese students sit Int’l Kangaroo Math Contest

Hanoi (VNA) � More than 24,000 students from 870 elementary and secondary schools of 41 cities and provinces nationwide on March 17 sit the 2019 International Kangaroo Math Contest (IKMC).

This is a math competition that has attracted the largest number of contestants in the world, with about 6 million from about 70 countries and territories each year.…

International Francophone Day marked in Hanoi

Hanoi (VNA) � A ceremony took place at the Ly Thai To Statue Square in downtown Hanoi on March 15 evening to celebrate the 2019 International Francophone Day (March 20).

Speaking at the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung praised cooperation outcomes obtained by the Francophone community and their active contributions to tackling global security and development challenges.…

International Francophone Day marked in Hanoi

Hanoi (VNA) � A ceremony took place at the Ly Thai To Statue Square in downtown Hanoi on March 15 evening to celebrate the 2019 International Francophone Day (March 20).

Speaking at the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung praised cooperation outcomes obtained by the Francophone community and their active contributions to tackling global security and development challenges.…

Beijing Done, for Now, Acquiring Land in South China Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Two American B-52 bombers flew over the South China Sea on a training mission Wednesday for the second time in 10 days, acts that Beijing considers provocative. Chinese officials resent any challenge to their hold over hundreds of the sea’s tiny islets, which other countries claim, too.…

Sa Pa to be upgraded to district-level town

Hanoi Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 15 chaired a meeting on the plan to set up the district-level town of Sa Pa in the northwestern province of Lao Cai, highlighting the establishment’s necessity to local development.…

Malaysia Rejects Acquittal Bid for Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong Nam Murder

A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, saw her bid for freedom dashed Thursday when Malaysia’s attorney-general rejected her application for an immediate acquittal, her lawyers said.…