Vietnam supports seeking of political solutions to Syria Politics

Vietnam supports seeking of political solutions to Syria

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations (UN), laid stress on the significance of seeking political solutions and diplomatic efforts to restore peace in Syria while speaking at the UN Security Council’s session on February 19.
Further efforts urged for socio-economic stabilisation, development Society

Further efforts urged for socio-economic stabilisation, development

Further efforts should be exerted in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) so as to well control the epidemic for socio-economic stabilisation and development, concluded a meeting of the national steering committee on the fight held in Hanoi on February 19.
Development chances for sugar sector still ahead: PM Business

Development chances for sugar sector still ahead: PM

Development chances for the sugar industry are still ahead if it can re-organise itself more effectively, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting seeking ways to tackle difficulties facing the sector on February 18.
Infected US passenger yet to undergo COVID-19 test in Cambodia World

Infected US passenger yet to undergo COVID-19 test in Cambodia

The American passenger aboard MS Westerdam who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) had yet to undergo a test for the acute respiratory disease caused by the virus during her stay in Cambodia, said the Health Ministry of Cambodia on February 17.
Photos, sculpture works on Vietnam held in Hungary Culture - Sports

Photos, sculpture works on Vietnam held in Hungary

An exhibition featuring photos on Vietnam’s land and people and works by Hungary’s famous sculptor Farkas Aladár on Vietnam’s late President Ho Chi Minh and its struggle against the US was held in Székesfehérvár city, Hungary, on February 16.
European businesses pin hope on EVFTA Videos

European businesses pin hope on EVFTA

The European Parliament has ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA). The ratification is believed to create a breakthrough in trade investment cooperation between European firms and Vietnamese partners after the deals take effect.
Thailand mulls over CPTPP participation World

Thailand mulls over CPTPP participation

Thai cabinet is expected to make a decision by April or May on whether Thailand will join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Thailand’s lower house approves 2020 budget bill World

Thailand’s lower house approves 2020 budget bill

The House of Representatives of Thailand passed the 2020 budget bill with 257 votes in favour, one against and three abstentions at a special session held on February 13 at the Constitutional Court’s request for re-vote.