Category Archives: Politics

EU?s retaliatory tariffs on US products take effect

The EU on Thursday imposed tariffs on several US goods in response to the US’s introduction of tariffs on EU steel and aluminum earlier this month.

The goods include tobacco, bourbon, jeans, motorbikes, and other items calculated to have a strong political impact on Trump and US politicians.…

US President signs executive order to end separation of immigrant families

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order ending his zero-tolerance policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

Trump’s decision was the most significant policy reversal since he took office in January last year.…

Czech journalist publishes book on Vietnam

Czech journalist Pavel Herman has published a book titled Vietnam-past, present, and future which presents his views on Vietnam’s land, history, culture, and people.

In the book Herman expresses his admiration for President Ho Chi Minh’s morality and career, highlights Vietnam’s increasing prestige and status in the international arena and praises the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic for their hardworking spirit.…

President chairs 5th session of Central Steering Committee on Judicial Reform

President Tran Dai Quang chaired the 5th session of the Central Steering Committee on Judicial Reform in Hanoi on Saturday.

The President, who is also head of the Committee, called for compliance with Party Politburo resolutions in judicial reform, criminal judgment enforcement and the protection of civil rights and legitimate rights of stakeholders in line with the Constitution and law.…

Outstanding blood donors honored across Vietnam

Some individuals and families were honored for donating their blood dozens of times in 2018 at a ceremony in HaiPhong City on Thursday to mark International Blood Donor Day (June 14) and to launch the campaign Red Journey 2018.…

Nations optimistic of a denuclearised Korean Peninsula

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday that the agreement signed at a summit between the US and North Korea was a dramatic step forward.

In separated letters to US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Mr Lee congratulated them on the successful conclusion of the summit, adding that this is a crucial first move in the long journey towards lasting peace and stability on a denuclearised Korean Peninsula.…

Da Nang honors excellent youths, youth union organizations

The Da Nang Youth Union on Sunday night honored 71 excellent young people and youth union organizations for following President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings in 2018.

The honorees have made great contributions to youth movements and instigated initiatives in scientific and technological application for socio-economic development.…