The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

“It’s a milestone that brings us a big step closer to exploring fundamental questions about the universe in ways we haven’t been able to before,” said said JoAnne Hewett, SLAC’s chief research officer and associate lab director for fundamental physics, in a statement.

AIPA 41 consolidates Vietnamese National Assembly’s reputation in world arena

Hanoi (VNA) – Announcing the outcomes of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) held from September 8 to 10 via teleconference, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attributed the successful organisation of the event to efforts and determination of the Vietnamese National Assembly and AIPA member parliaments. At a […]

Former ASEAN chief: ASEAN-AIPA Dialogue at AIPA General Assembly should be formalised

Singapore (VNA) – Former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ong Keng Yong shared his views of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) as well as the role of host Vietnam in regional inter-parliamentary diplomacy. According to the former ASEAN chief, this time’s general assembly could focus […]

Palestinians Regroup, Tell Arab World Not to Deal with Israel Before Peace

Proceeding forward without resolving the issue of the occupied territories “only serves the current extremist and ideological administrations in the U.S. and Israel, who seek to consolidate a system of Apartheid in Palestine while relieving the occupying power, Israel, of the burden of paying the cost of its occupation and assuming its responsibilities,” Erekat said.

Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41

Hanoi (VNA) – With several initiatives, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), hosted by Vietnam under the theme of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’ from September 8 to 10, is a significant milestone of the 14th National Assembly’s foreign relations during its term as the AIPA chair, […]

ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly an open, effective forum for regional cooperation: top legislator

At the 41st AIPA General Assembly, the National Assembly of Việt Nam proposed two important initiatives. First, organising an informal conference of young parliamentarians. The National Assembly of Việt Nam hopes that after this General Assembly, young parliamentarians will become an official mechanism within the framework of the AIPA General Assembly, creating a forum for young […]

UN assembly approves resolution on dealing with the pandemic

By a vote of 132-3, the assembly amended the resolution to have the assembly strongly urge all countries “to refrain from promulgating and applying any unilateral economic, financial or trade measures not in accordance with international law and the Charter of the United Nations that impedes the full achievement of economic and social development, particularly […]

Việt Nam’s National Assembly made significant contributions to AIPA’s development

At the first AIPO general assembly that it attended as an official member, the Vietnamese NA made active contributions to the assembly’s activities. In his remarks at the opening session of the event, NA Chairman Nông Đức Mạnh stressed that the NA joining AIPO after the country became a member of ASEAN was of great […]

Telangana Assembly adopts resolution seeking Bharat Ratna for P.V. Narasimha Rao

Piloting the resolution, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said Narasimha Rao was the chief contributor in making the country one of the largest economies in the world and thanks to the foundation laid by him, the country became one of the rapidly growing nations in the world. Only two Prime Ministers influenced the country’s direction […]

41st General Assembly of ASEAN inter-parliamentary organisation kicks off

With strong connections, AIPA, as legislative agencies of ASEAN countries, will support ASEAN to promote the central role of the regional structure, proactively adapt to opportunities and challenges, contributing to maintaining peace, security and stability of the region, and acting together for the common interests of the ASEAN community, Ngân said.