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Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

Business

Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union (EU).

Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots

World

Indonesian rupiah depreciates following riots

The depreciation of the Indonesian rupiah against the US dollar on May 22 was blamed on the riots that followed after incumbent President Joko Widodo had been declared winner of the presidential election.

Facebook user gets two years in jail for defaming Party, State

Society

Facebook user gets two years in jail for defaming Party, State

The People’s Court of Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city on March 20 handed down a two-year imprisonment sentence to a Facebook user on the charge of “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe on the interests of the State and the rights and interests of organisations and citizens” in line with Clause 1, Article 331 of the Penal Code.

Top 10 world events of 2018

World

Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 was a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and down. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.

Top 10 world events of 2018

World

Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 is a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and downs. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.

Party leader lauds information-education sector

Politics

Party leader lauds information-education sector

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Phu Trong lauded achievements made by the CPVCC’s Commission for Information and Education during a working session with its key officials in Hanoi on August 1.