Gunmen dressed in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel battled Afghan Special Forces for 13 hours in an overnight siege that caused heavy casualties among hotel guests, officials and witnesses said on Sunday.
This was the first time that a rocket with 3D-printed engines has been successfully launched from New Zealand. The first test took place in May 2017, but that rocket did not manage to enter orbit.
Good news for those who are planning a trip to Vietnam as the country’s two biggest cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, just cracked into the top 10 cheapest cities in Southeast Asia for this year.
Vietnam exported over one billion pairs out of 23 billion pairs of shoes sold worldwide in 2017, continuing to maintain the second position (after China) in shoes export.
Vietnam U23 team continue their history-making journey at the regional AFC U23 Championship in China after beating title favourite Iraq in the penalty shootout to reach the semis for the first time.
According to the Embassy of India in Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc would be leading a high level delegation from Vietnam to attend the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi on 25 January 2018.
Researchers from the Moscow-based National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have conducted a study on the use of isotopically modified molybdenum as an alternative to zirconium alloys from which nuclear fuel-element casings are created.
Turn on a coffee machine, switch to another TV channel and close a garage with the press of a button? The sci-fi movie scenario that had previously seemed impossible has already become a reality.
PSNews – The Irish Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ireland Alumni and Amslink English Center organized the English contest "Discover the Land of Literature" for Vietnamese children from age 7 to 15.
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently decided to lower the interest rates on short-term loans to priority sectors by 0.5 percentage points and some policy rates by 0.25 percentage points.
Last week, the Australian National University invited volunteers to help astronomers track down the fabled Ninth Planet, first hypothesized in 2014, and have so far identified four possible candidates for Planet Nine. Radio Sputnik talked to Dr. Brad Tucker from the Australian National University on the significance of the research.
PSNews - From January 9th, Hanoi officially started informing indexes form the automated environmental monitoring system on the city’s cyber portal, said Phan Lan Tu - Director of the Hanoi Information and Communications Department.
PSNews - 700 volunteers from People's Police School 5 on January 7th attended a blood donation festival themed "Voluntary blood for society".
The much-touted BRT system had a rough start at a middling speed, but passenger numbers are picking up.
PSNews- Thanks to the serious implementation of the “All People Protecting National Security'” movement, Christian parishes in Thua Thien - Hue province have enjoyed good social security and order, and become safe Christian zones for many years.
Vietnam’s real estate market will continue to see stable development in the apartment segment with abundant supply in 2017, a conference in Hanoi on December 20 heard.
PSNews-Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Son received and held talks with a delegation of outstanding individuals in the movement “All People Protecting National Security” of Cao Bang province on December 22 in Hanoi.
Danish pop/soft rock band Michael Learns to Rock stirred up the atmosphere at an outdoor concert in Ho Chi Minh City on December 21.
Sharply decreasing Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) output and increasing prices of new gas resources are forcing Vietnam to look to increase LNG imports.
PSNews - As the State Treasury reported, as of October 31st 2016, the sum that ministries, branches and localities used to buy cars for public purposes is 972.2 billion VND, accounting for 0,11% of the estimates for regular spending of the State Treasury.