Category Archives: Human Rights

Vietnam promotes rights of people with disabilities

Vietnam regards equality and non-discrimination as the fundamental principles of ensuring the rights of all people, including those with disabilities.

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), made the statement at the 11th session of the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New York on Wednesday.…

NA discusses amendments to revised Law on People’s Public Security

National Assembly deputies on Thursday discussed amendments and supplements to the revised Law on People’s Public Security.

The revision focused on the structure and classification of police forces, the highest ranking of officers, and the authority to appoint, dismiss, and demote personnel.…

Vietnamese, US choirs to perform in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera and the US’s CREDO choir will perform a music program entitled Summer Melody on Thursday at Ben Thanh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City.…

UN applauds Vietnam’s active role in multilateral forums

The UN Secretary General has praised Vietnam’s active role in multilateral forums. Antonio Guterres made the statement at a reception on Tuesday for Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, who came to bid farewell at the end of her tenure.…

Vietnam, Mozambique boost agricultural cooperation

Vietnam treasures relations with Mozambique and wants to increase bilateral cooperation in key areas, particularly agriculture, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Mozambique Le Huy Hoang.

At Monday’s conference on Vietnam-Mozambique agricultural partnership in Maputo, Mr.…

US continue sanctions on Russian citizens, entities

The US Department of Treasury on Monday imposed sanctions on 3 Russian individuals and 5 entities, accusing them of providing material and technological support to Moscow’s intelligence service in an effort to conduct cyber attacks against the US.…

Philippine security forces attack Muslim insurgents

Philippine security forces on Sunday launched airstrikes and ground assaults on Islamist militants’ lair in the Southern province of Maguindanao.

The pre-dawn assaults on Liguasan marsh destroyed a bomb-making “factory” of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), a splinter group of the larger Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).…