Category Archives: Politics

Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law

New York (VNA) � Vietnam has for the first time become a member of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), singing up for a six-year term.

The Southeast Asian country won 157 out of 193 votes at an election during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the US, on December 17.…

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate deal

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries on Saturday finalized a common rulebook of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change.

The book, agreed at the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, is designed to deliver the Paris goals of limiting global temperature rises to well below two degrees Celsius.…

North Korea urges US to ease sanctions

North Korea’s official news agency on Thursday blamed the US for the impasse in nuclear talks, saying Pyongyang is waiting for Washington to come to its senses and reciprocate for its denuclearization measures, instead of sticking to current sanctions.…

Vietnam, US cooperate in fighting infection, drug resistance

The US and Vietnam on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in infection prevention and the surveillance of antibiotic resistance and infection. Signatories were Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield.…

Vietnam, US cooperate in fighting infection, drug resistance

The US and Vietnam on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in infection prevention and the surveillance of antibiotic resistance and infection. Signatories were Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield.…

NA Standing Committee concludes 29th meeting

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at the closing ceremony of the Assembly Standing Committee’s 29th session on Tuesday that lawmakers discussed important issues and made important decisions.

She asked the government, the Committee for Ethnic Minorities, other NA Committees, and the NA General Secretary to promptly implement the resolutions and conclusions of the meeting.…

Golding’s ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Performance Leads to More Roles

LOS ANGELES Even though Henry Golding garnered instant fame from starring in the smash hit Crazy Rich Asians, the British-Malaysian actor isn’t sure if he’ll ever eclipse his meteoric success in the box-office hit.…