Central Highlands province marks 55th year of AO calamity

At the ceremony (Photo: nhandan.com.vn)
A ceremony was held in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on August 8th to mark the 55th year of the Agent Orange calamity in Vietnam (August 10th).
Government determined to make tourism spearhead sector

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits a souvernir shop in Hoi An (Photo: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed the Government’s determination to turn tourism into the country’s spearhead economic sector during a national conference on tourism development in Hoi An city, central Quang Nam province, on August 9th.
PM heads counter-terrorism Steering Committee

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc heads the National Steering Committee on Terrorism Prevention and Control, according to a recent decision.
Vietnam shooter makes history with second Olympic medal

(L-R) Hoang Xuan Vinh of Vietnam, Jin Jong-Oh of the Republic of Korea and Kim Song Guk of the Democratic 
People’s Republic of Korea pose with their medals. (Photo by Reuters/Edgard Garrido)

Hoang Xuan Vinh bags the silver just four days after winning Vietnam's first gold medal.
Vietnam in top 9 safest destinations for solo female travelers

The UK’s Daily Telegraph has listed the top 9 safest destinations for solo female travelers, among which is Vietnam.
The participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Lessons from Viet Nam

(CPV) - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is believed to provide economic opportunities in Indonesia, including the diversification of export markets, increase economic growth, and connectivity with the economies of developed countries. However, it can be achieved only if Indonesia did preparation.
Organisation in France calls for China’s respect for East Sea ruling

China's illegal construction of artificial island on Truong Sa archipelago (Source: Reuters)
The Council of Representatives of French and Vietnamese Associations (CRAFV) has issued a petition calling on China to respect the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruling on the Philippines lawsuit against China’s claims in the East Sea.
Vietnam-Cuba photo exhibition in Hanoi

Photos at the exhibition (Source: VNA)

As many of 20 color and black-and-white photos on the Vietnam-Cuba relationship taken by reporters from Vietnam News Agency are on display at an exhibition which opened in Hanoi on August 10th./.

Khac Kien