HMC City (VNA) – A get-together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Vietnam – Cuba diplomatic ties was held in HCM City on November 28 by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO). The event was also to mark the 30th anniversary of the Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Association in HCM City. Addressing the event, HUFO Chairwoman Truong Thi Hien highlighted the close relations between the two countries, saying that despite historical changes, the friendship between the two Parties and countries has been constantly strengthened and become a valuable asset of the two nations. Vietnam always remembers and appreciates valuable support the Cuban people gave to Vietnam during the war time in the past and the national construction, protection and development at present, she stressed. Hien said HUFO has always actively operated under the foreign policy and motto of the Party and Government, contributing to the sound relations between people of HCM … [Read more...] about Vietnam – Cuban diplomatic ties marked in HCM City
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Acting Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said on Thursday that the biggest outbreaks, in Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hai Duong, have "basically been brought under control," with the number of new cases markedly dropping of late. … [Read more...] about Da Nang to test all of its 2,200 foreigners for Covid-19
The conservative Washington Examiner reported not long ago on what kinds of climate policies, if any, Republicans may support under a Biden administration. Most of the Republicans queried for the story implicitly agree that climate change is a problem but insist that big government is not the solution. Their buzzword is innovation. A spokesperson for Senator John Barrasso, chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, explains, “He believes free-market innovation, not government taxation or regulation, is the best way to address climate change.” Representative Tom Reed says, “You lead with innovation.” And the Chamber of Commerce likewise asserts, “It’s OK to have ambitions, goals, and targets, but our focus is on innovation and technology.” … [Read more...] about ‘Republicans Remain Opposed to Any Policies That Would Reduce Fossil-Fuel Use’
Hanoi (VNA) - Relations with overseas Vietnamese people are an important part of Vietnam’s foreign policy, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh said. He made the statement at a meeting held in Hanoi on November 27 to review the five-year implementation of the Politburo’s Directive No.45 on tasks and goals to enhance the implementation of its 2004 resolution on affairs related to overseas Vietnamese. “The Vietnamese living in other countries are an inseparable part and an important source of strength for the entire Vietnamese people,” Minh stressed, adding that in every high-level meeting with foreign representatives, Vietnamese leaders always asked the host country’s authorities to provide support for the Vietnamese community. Many mechanisms and policies had been issued and implemented to create more favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese, Minh said, adding that the Government was working to tap into the great … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese a key part of nation
Iran’s leaders must now decide whether to resist the urge to retaliate – or lash out and invite a larger conflict at a moment when the country’s sanctions and Covid-hit economy is on its knees. It’s a fateful moment for the entire Middle East. Full of brooding malevolence, Trump is waiting to pounce. After four years of failure, he may be tempted to go out with a bang. … [Read more...] about Was scientist’s killing the opening shot of a Trump-led war on Iran?