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Sri Lankan president suspends parliament after firing prime minister

President Maithripala Sirisena temporarily suspended parliament a day after sacking the prime minister and replacing him with a former leader seen as ...

US Secretary of State says US to fight China 'empire' of 'bribes'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday accused China of seeking to build an "empire" by bribing leaders ...

China to expel disgraced former Interpol chief from advisory body

China will expel former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei from an advisory body to parliament, state media reported.
October 27, 2018 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Education minister fares worst in house confidence vote

Education Minister Phung Xuan Nha finished last among 48 officials who faced a vote of confidence in the National Assembly Thursday.
October 25, 2018 | 07:56 pm GMT+7

Ex Viettel CEO is Vietnam’s new information minister

Nguyen Manh Hung, former CEO of military-run telecom giant Viettel, was officially appointed Minister of Information and Communications Wednesday.
October 24, 2018 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

President Trong calls for greater vigilance, dedication

President Nguyen Phu Trong has called on the nation to be more vigilant and dutiful than ever as it tackled new challenges.
October 23, 2018 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

It’s official: Party chief Trong is Vietnam’s new president

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has taken oath as Vietnam’s new president after a secret vote by the parliament.
October 23, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

History in the making: Party chief set to become Vietnam’s new president

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong was the only presidential candidate announced by the National Assembly on Monday.
October 22, 2018 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Taylor Swift gets political, endorses Democrats in US midterms

Pop star Taylor Swift is not really known for making political statements, but the "Bad Blood" singer is no longer holding back.
October 09, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s Party chief Trong presented as presidential candidate

The Party's Central Committee has nominated General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to be the country's next president.
October 03, 2018 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Coast Guard ship makes first visit to India

A Vietnam Coast Guard ship began its maiden visit to India Tuesday, aiming to strengthen cooperation in addressing maritime security threats.
October 03, 2018 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Revolutionary, reform architect, Party leader Do Muoi dies aged 101

Former Party chief Do Muoi, a key figure in Vietnam's revolutionary struggles and its opening up era, died Monday night.
October 02, 2018 | 06:21 am GMT+7

Spike in Chinese tourists presents new challenges for Vietnam

Vietnam has to handle issues like new payment methods and 'zero dong tours' to actually reap the benefits of the great inflow of Chinese tourists.
September 27, 2018 | 11:21 am GMT+7

Cuba declares two-day mourning for Vietnamese President

Cuba has observed a two-day state mourning in tribute to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang who passed away Friday.
September 23, 2018 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Hungary establish comprehensive partnership

Vietnam and Hungary have upgraded their bilateral ties to one of comprehensive partnership during a visit by Vietnamese leaders this week.
September 11, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7
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