Thailand: COVID-19 presents no hurdle for RCEP negotiations

25/05/2020 19:40

Thailand is expecting the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to go forward this year as the COVID-19 is presenting no hurdles for the trade deal, the negotiations of which can be sped up through video conferencing.

Israel's Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

24/05/2020 18:34

The corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu opens on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face criminal prosecution, in a case he calls a political witch-hunt.

Trump says doesn't want to talk to Xi, could even cut China ties

15/05/2020 17:14

U.S. President Donald Trump signaled a further deterioration of his relationship with China over the coronavirus outbreak, saying he has no interest in speaking to President Xi Jinping right now and going so far as to suggest he could even cut ties with the world’s second largest economy.

UNSC lauds Lebanon for overcoming difficulties

14/05/2020 18:47

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations, has expressed support for the Lebanese government’s comprehensive measures to meet people’s aspirations.

WHO sees 'potentially positive data' on COVID-19 treatments

12/05/2020 18:36

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that some treatments appear to be limiting the severity or length of the COVID-19 disease and said it was focusing on learning more about four or five of the most promising ones.

New York's Cuomo warns against 'blindly' reopening states

03/05/2020 16:53

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday pushed back against what he called premature demands that he reopen the state, saying he knew people were struggling without jobs but that more understanding of the new coronavirus was needed.

Vietnam supports Sudan, South Sudan in resolving Abyei issues peacefully

29/04/2020 17:55

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has expressed Vietnam’s wish that the governments of Sudan and South Sudan will soon address Abyei issues via peaceful means and on the ground of international law, the UN Charter, and their agreement signed on June 20, 2011.

US media highlights Vietnamese success in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

25/04/2020 20:34

The Los Angeles Times of the United States recently published an article in which it gave an analysis of Vietnam’s successful efforts to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, noting that the country has not seen a single death caused by the virus, and is therefore starting to ease its lockdown measures.

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

25/04/2020 19:49

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.