Lan, meanwhile, has been serving as head of the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (Idecaf) in HCMC since 2012. She has organized many significant events to build cultural connections between Vietnam and France, as well as other French-speaking countries. She has also played an important role in maintaining a library at Idecaf, the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia, the French embassy said in a release Saturday. … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese win top French cultural honor
Honorary consul general
Countries highly valued Vietnam's right approach and guidance in the battle against COVID-19, and pledged to continue encouraging the participation of the whole community in the fight and promoting the outcomes achieved at the ASEAN and ASEAN 3 special summits on COVID-19 response. … [Read more...] about ASEAN 2020: Six reports from ASEAN Secretary General adopted
Speaking at the event, Major General Do Van Thien highly appreciated and acknowledged the efforts and responsibilities of agencies and units in ensuring sufficient conditions for participating forces. He expressed his delight that all members of the teams are in good health conditions and show their enthusiasm and determination to achieve the highest results at the upcoming Army Games 2020. … [Read more...] about General Department of Logistics hails preparations of units for Army Games 2020
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement on June 11 in reply to request from a reporter for a comment regarding the United States sending a letter to the United Nations in which the US states their opposition for the illegal Chinese sovereignty claims in the East Sea. “Vietnam's stance on the East Sea issue relating to sovereignty and legal rights at sea is clear-cut, consistent and has been repeatedly clarified. Once again, I would like to affirm that Vietnam has sufficient historical and legal evidence to prove its sovereignty over the Paracel (Hoang Sa), and the Spratly (Truong Sa) archipelagoes in the East Sea as well as legal rights to Vietnam's territorial water seas which were defined in accordance with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982). … [Read more...] about Vietnam raises voice over US letter to UN regarding East Sea
Elizabeth Warren's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination is a story of what might have been. Her "I have a plan for that" mantra seemed to strike a chord with Democrats, and she led the polls for months in mid-2019, drawing enthusiastic crowds and cruising through the early debates with seeming ease. Then her support faded, as many progressives drifted back to Bernie Sanders, while moderates opted for younger candidates like Pete Buttigieg. … [Read more...] about Who could be Joe Biden’s vice-presidential candidate?