Category Archives: Politics

Vietnam strengthens cooperation with Russia’s Far East

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh held working sessions with Yury Trutnev, Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, and Vladimir Miklushevskii, Governor of the Primorye region in Vladivostok, Russia on Tuesday.…

Vietnam strengthens cooperation with Russia’s Far East

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh held working sessions with Yury Trutnev, Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, and Vladimir Miklushevskii, Governor of the Primorye region in Vladivostok, Russia on Tuesday.…

Vietnam ranks 3rd at SEA Games 29

Vietnam had won 55 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 29) to rank 3rd as of the end of Monday, behind Malaysia and Indonesia.

The Vietnamese weightlifting team won 2 gold medals.…

Iraqi forces liberate Tal Afar city from Islamic State

Iraqi forces have retaken Tal Afar city from the Islamic State in northwest Iraq, the Iraqi military said Sunday.

After just eight days of fighting, all 29 neighborhoods in Tal Afar city have been taken back from the militant group.…

Vietnam looks to improve ties with UNESCO

Chairman of Vietnam’s National UNESCO Committee Le Hoai Trung expressed his hope for strengthened cooperation with UNESCO to visiting UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Hanoi on Thursday.

Mr. Trung, who is Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, emphasized the importance of UNESCO in implementing the 2030 sustainable development goals, adding that Vietnam and UNESCO should share their ideas and experience to serve sustainable socio-economic development.…

SEA Games 29: Vietnam moves into second place

Vietnam advanced to second place in the medal tally of the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia on Wednesday, the fourth official competition day.

Vietnam won 12 gold medals in gymnastics, cycling, fencing, karate, shooting, and athletics during the day, bringing its total gold to 27.…

Iraq reclaims outer rim of Tal Afar

On Tuesday Iraqi forces reclaimed a major part of Tal Afar city, which was previously occupied by the IS.

Iraqi lieutenant-general Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, leader of the campaign to liberate Tal Afar, said that anti-terrorist special forces trained by the US are closing in on the al-Kifah, southeast of Tal Afar.…