Category Archives: Human Rights

Help pours in for the poor ahead of Lunar New Year

On Wednesday, activities were organized in Binh Duong province and Can Tho City to support disadvantaged people on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

The Binh Duong People’s Committee presented 200 gifts to visually impaired people, Agent Orange/dioxin victims, and disadvantaged children.…

Vietnam, Indonesia urged to raise trade to 10 billion USD

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan urged Vietnam and Indonesia to increase the exchange of visits and optimize cooperative mechanisms to raise bilateral trade to 10 billion USD in 2018 from 5.4-5.6 billion USD a year during the past three years.…

Vietnam treasures ties with RoK

Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien has urged the legislative bodies of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to expand cooperation, support each other at multilateral inter-parliamentary forums and exchange law-making experience.…

Vietnam diplomat vows to make active contributions to ASEAN

Outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Hoang Anh Tuan, at a Tuesday meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, pledged to do his utmost in his new position as ASEAN’s Deputy Secretary-General.…

Vietnam, Ukraine sign sports cooperation agreement

Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan and Ukrainian Youth and Sports Minister Igor Zhdanov on Tuesday in Kiev signed an agreement on sports cooperation.

Zhdanov called the cooperation agreement an important milestone in bilateral relations, creating a necessary legal framework to boost sports cooperation.…

Vietnam’s 2018 economic growth forecast at 6.65%

Vietnam’s economy is predicted to grow over 6 and a half percent in 2018, according to the Vietnam Institute of Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).

The institution said that 2017 was a successful year for Vietnam as all 13 socio-economic goals were met and GDP grew 6.81%, higher than the 6.7% target.…

US not giving up on Pakistan ties

Top US military officer, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said on Monday he was committed to the US-Pakistan relationship, which has been strained in recent weeks as Washington piles pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants.…