Argentine President’s Vietnam visit – chance to boost bilateral ties

Hanoi Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s State visit to Vietnam from February 19-21 will be a chance for the two countries to enhance cooperation in trade and investment, with a hope to deepen the bilateral strategic partnership.…

Chinese Militia Aside, Philippines to Keep Building on Disputed Islet

TAIPEI China and the Philippines became friends in 2016 after four years of struggling for control over a shoal where both sides fish. The friendship has held, but in December and January, China moved as many as 90 ships close to another islet they dispute to monitor Philippine construction of a beaching ramp.…

US President hails positive progress on trade talks with China

Trade talks between the US and China in Beijing were productive, said US President Donald Trump shortly after a meeting with his trade team at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida on Saturday.…

Ha Tinh: Lao man caught for transporting 294kg of crystal meth

Ha Tinh (VNA) � Competent forces of the central province of Ha Tinh on February 17 arrested a Lao man carrying 294 kg of crystal meth from Laos to Vietnam.

Vangchueyang Briachear, residing in Vang Ban hamlet, Xay Cham Phon district, Bolykhamxay province of Laos, was seized in Son Kim 1 commune, Huong Son district, Ha Tinh province while travelling with another man on a Lao-plated nine-seat car with the drug.…

Vietnamese expats from Laos, Thailand meet in HCM City

HCM City (VNA) � Vietnamese expats from Laos and Thailand gathered in Ho Chi Minh City on February 17 for the annual Lunar New Year meeting.

Hoang Ngoc Hung, head of the Liaison Board for Vietnamese in Laos and Thailand � Ho Chi Minh City, said in 2018, the board set up and consolidated ties with competent municipal agencies as well as the Lao and Thai consulate generals in the city to organise various activities, contributing to the locality’s people-to-people diplomacy.…

UK, Russia hold first high-level talks in over a year

Senior diplomats from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.…

Son Doong continues receiving international media’s attention

Quang Binh (VNA) – Son Doong cave continues to receive special attention from international media, after making a big impression in the Quang Binh tourism promotion programme in Hollywood and New York Tourism Fair Time Travel Show in the US.…