Leaders pay last respects to former Party chief Lê Khả Phiêu

“In recent years, despite his old age and declining health, comrade Lê Khả Phiêu has actively contributed many ideas to the Party, State and Army. He is a leader full of enthusiasm, dedication and responsibility to the Party, to the people, to the country, and to the military. The life of revolutionary activities was a good example for […]

Fishing villagers move inland

After dozens of years living on floating boats catching fish along the Lam River, the residents of a fishing village in Tam Sơn Commune, Anh Sơn District of the central province of Nghệ An, have moved to houses on land with the support of local authorities.

Pittsburgh Construction Worker Finds Civil War-Era Cannonballs For 2nd Time In 3 Years

The Arsenal II construction site was formerly part of Allegheny Arsenal, which manufactured and provided supplies to the Union Army during the Civil War. This wasn’t the first discovery made in recent years near that site.

WB expert advises Vietnam to think about FDI role

According to Trinh, the World Bank expert recommended that Vietnam reconsider its FDI attraction policy. He also mentioned a worrying issue: Vietnam’s high growth rate heavily depends on international business and domestic consumption. Meanwhile, because of Covid-19, both export and domestic consumption has fallen significantly.

FDI inflows from Europe yet to shift into Vietnam

With the implementation of the EVFTA and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement, they are both seen as a way of helping the nation receive more quality investment capital flow from EU financiers. However, with their being no sign of complicated developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) stopping, capital flows from various free trade agreement […]

Japan’s Abe vows not to repeat war on WWII anniversary

Japan’s revered war criminals Yoshijiro Umezu From 1939 to 1945, Umezu was in command of the 700,000-strong Guandong Army based in northeastern China. Although he opposed a Japanese surrender shortly before the end of the war, Umezu (seen here in uniform in the first row) was ordered by the emperor to sign the document of […]

U.S.-China tech war bigger risk than coronavirus, EU chamber chief says

China is starting to recover from the coronavirus that was first identified in the central city of Wuhan in December before spreading across the world, infecting more than 8.3 million people. Fears of a second wave have grown after an outbreak in Beijing last week.

S.Korea expresses deep worry over Japanese leaders’ visit to war-linked shrine

The foreign ministry said in a statement that the government expresses deep disappointment and worry about the repeated visits and ritual offerings by Japan’s government and parliament leaders to the Yasukuni Shrine that beautifies Japan’s war of aggression and enshrines war criminals.

Vietnam holds state funeral for former Party General Secretary

Former Vietnamese State President Truong Tan Sang pays condolences to the family of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu at the latter’s funeral in Hanoi, August 15, 2020. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pays condolences to the family of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu at the […]

Meeting seeks to enhance Vietnam-Singapore defence ties

The two sides both agreed to take steps to overcome hurdles caused by the raging novel coronavirus pandemic in an effort to accelerate the implementation of defence co-operation between both sides moving forward, while seeking suitable co-operation measures amid a new context.