Category Archives: Politics

President urges for improvement of economic and cultural diplomacy

President Tran Dai Quang has attributed the achievements Vietnam has recorded in external affairs and international integration to the contributions made by heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad.

During talks on the sidelines of the 30th Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi on Tuesday, the President tasked the diplomats with affirming the Party and State’s consistent policy of being a friend, trustworthy partner, and responsible member of the international community.…

Indonesia arrests ISIS-connected terrorists

Indonesia’s counter-terrorism police have arrested five persons linked to the Islamic State (ISIS), foiling a secret terrorism plot.

South Sulawesi district police spokesman Dicky Sondani said the individuals were planning attacks targeting cities and provinces across Indonesia.…

Indonesia arrests ISIS-connected terrorists

Indonesia’s counter-terrorism police have arrested five persons linked to the Islamic State (ISIS), foiling a secret terrorism plot.

South Sulawesi district police spokesman Dicky Sondani said the individuals were planning attacks targeting cities and provinces across Indonesia.…

Vietnam among best places for retirement

Vietnam has been named as one of the best places for retirement around the world.

The country was ranked 23rd on the list compiled by the US-based International Living magazine.

Every year, the magazine releases lists of most livable destinations for retirement.…

UN General Assembly appoints former Chilean President as rights chief

The UN General Assembly approved on Friday the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as the world body’s new human rights chief.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Bachelet on Wednesday.…

Hanoi to host its first culinary festival

The first Hanoi Food Culture Festival will take place in the capital city in October.

The festival will celebrate craft villages associated with outstanding Hanoi dishes like pho, Thanh Tri steamed roll rice pancakes, Vong and Me Tri green rice flakes, Quan Ganh rice cake, and Uoc Le pork pies.…

PM encourages enterprises to cooperate in modernizing agriculture

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed the policy of mechanizing, industrializing, and modernizing Vietnam’s agriculture.

At a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday to announce a strategic cooperation between the Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Agricultural Joint Stock Company and the Truong Hai Automobile JSC (THACO), Mr.…