Nhan Dan – The European Union (EU) is suffering a new headache as waves of immigration pose the risk of social chaos and insecurity in economies that are still recording positive growth, such as the region’s ‘backbones’, Germany and Great Britain.
Senior officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the European Union met in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14-15 to review and discuss measures to enhance bilateral co-operation, and prepared for a ministerial meeting slated for July in Brunei.
Nhan Dan – The Associated Press (AP) has openly accused the US government of trampling on the freedom of press after it learned that the government seized phone records of the news agency’s journalists in secret from many of its offices throughout the US and refuses to disclose the reasons for having done so.
The fifth ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA Caucus 5), focusing on green growth and poverty reduction for sustainable development, wrapped up on May 13 in Da Lat city, in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong.
A multilateral training course opened in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 13 to improve law enforcement capacity and coordination at sea for attendees from the four Gulf of Thailand countries including Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia.
Nhan Dan – Spain’s central bank reported on May 10 that nearly 40,000 homes were foreclosed by banks and other credit institutions in 2012 as the continuing long-term unemployment causes more and more homeowners to slide down the economic ladder.
Eleven thousand soldiers marching in unison to a military band as huge banners reading "May 9" decorating the Kremlin's walls, along with 68 military aircraft and helicopters flying above Red Square in Russia on May 9 marked the 68th anniversary of the former Soviet Union's victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Nhan Dan – Every president’s first year in office is closely watched by the public and the media, and the last 12 months of the 24th French President Francois Hollande’s current term has been no exception.
ASEAN and its six partners, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India (ASEAN+6) have begun their first round of negotiations on a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Nhan Dan – Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s new coalition government has handily won the confidence votes of the parliament, which is a strong signal of the optimism currently swirling in Rome and the Eurozone for it.
An ASEAN regional conference jointly organised by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on May 7 to discuss ways to advance women’s rights.
The 18 th Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Customs (CCC) opened in the northern Philippine province of Pampanga on May 7, drawing customs officials from ASEAN member countries and representatives from Japan, China and the Republic of Korea.
Japan acknowledges the crucial and central role of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) in the region as well as in the forming East Asian structure, a Japanese parliamentarian told ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) from May 6-8 will hold its seventh Defence Ministerial Meeting (ADMM), the highest defence mechanism within the organisation, in Brunei’s capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan, according to the Brunei’s government website.
Nhan Dan Online - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the Vietnamese delegation arrived in Hanoi on May 18 after concluding successful official visits to the Russian Federation (Russia) and the Republic of Belarus (Belarus). Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son granted reporters an interview on the results of the visits, as well as developments in negotiations for establishing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, and the prospects for future co-operation between Vietnam, Russia and Belarus.
Nhan Dan – Looking back to their homeland, overseas Vietnamese have always expressed their love of country in their own way. Professor Doctor Tran Van Khe, Professor Doctor Tran Quang Hai and musician Nguyen Thien Dao have always expressed their love and patriotism through their research, promotion and honouring of traditional Vietnamese music.
Nhan Dan – The southern city of Can Tho overcame many difficulties and challenges in 2012 to achieve remarkable successes in overall socio-economic development and make significant contributions to the country’s accomplishments. This is a solid foundation for Can Tho to build upon as it emerges as the commercial centre of the Mekong River Delta.
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Nhan Dan Online - Lao Bao Prison, located in Lao Bao town, Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri central province, was once supposed to be "hell on earth" in the early years of the 19th century. It is over 3 km far from the Lao Bao border gate and nearly 80 km from Dong Ha city, Quang Tri province where the French colonialist imprisoned and exiled many Vietnamese patriotic and revolutionary soldiers. The relics still reflects lessons and examples of brave and loyal patriots.
Theo Tân Hoa xã và các nguồn tin nước ngoài, ngày 19-5, quân đội Chính phủ Xy-ri đã mở các cuộc tiến công quy mô và giành lại quyền kiểm soát thành phố Cơ-say, một vị trí chiến lược án ngữ giữa Thủ đô Ða-mát và bờ biển Ðịa Trung Hải ở gần biên giới Li-băng.