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Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Politics

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.

Australia Day celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

Politics

Australia Day celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22 by the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) to celebrate the 231st anniversary of Australia Day (January 26, showing the friendship and solidarity between the city’s people and their Australian counterparts.

Quang Tri focuses on sea-island tourism

Society

Quang Tri focuses on sea-island tourism

The central province of Quang Tri aims to attract 2 million visitors in 2019, including about 175,000 foreigners, thus earning about 1.74 trillion VND (74.82 million USD) from tourism.

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman Dinh La Thang faces more charge

Society

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman Dinh La Thang faces more charge

Police on January 20 launched criminal proceedings against Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), for his suspected violations regarding the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC – a subsidiary of this group.