Category Archives: Politics

Vietnam condemns terrorist attack in Finland

Vietnam is gravely concerned and strongly condemns repeated terrorist attacks in Europe, the most recent involving the stabbing of citizens in Turku, Finland, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a press briefing in Hanoi on Tuesday.…

Vietnam expects to export 5.2 million tonnes of rice in 2017

Vietnam aims to ship 2 million tonnes of rice overseas in the last five months of the year, raising the total rice export for the whole year to 5.2 million tonnes, up 6 percent from last year.…

Britain pledges to exempt visas for EU citizens after Brexit

Britain’s Prime Minister Office announced on Thursday that the UK will exempt visas for EU citizens after Brexit but permanent stay is not guaranteed.

Immigration authorities said that Brexit will help the British government better control illegal immigration and allow British companies to recruit skilled EU labor force.…

Hoi An International Marathon 2017 to open in September

Approximately 1,500 people have registered for the 2017 Hoi An International Marathon scheduled for next month. The event will include races over distances from 5km to 42km.

Sponsored by Index Creative Village, Bangkok Airways, Green Hat, and Fab Motion, the event will take place from 4 a.m.…

Britain not commit to Brexit bill by October

Britain’s Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday that European Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier had inflated the amount Britain would have to pay for its EU departure and the UK will not commit to a Brexit bill before the October EU summit.…

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of 10-11 million international tourists in 2020.…

Da Nang to host 20th Vietnam Film Festival

The 20th Vietnam Film Festival will take place in Da Nang city in late November, honoring Vietnam’s best movies and promoting the image of Vietnamese people, culture, and tradition to the world.…