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Kerry heads for Egypt and the Gulf to discuss Iran deal, ISIS

10:04 | 07/28/2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt and the Gulf next week for talks on the recent nuclear deal between major powers and Iran and the fight against Islamic State militants, then he will head to Southeast Asia, where countries share US concerns about China's pursuit of territorial claims.

Nghi Son refinery complex to double its capacity

09:12 | 07/17/2015

Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Limited Liability Company (NSRP) is considering doubling the capacity of its refinery complex, scheduled to start operations in July 2017, to 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) to meet growing domestic demand, said NSRP General Director Kazutoshi Shimmura.

Thailand to be developed as a Muslim-Friendly Destination

10:16 | 07/10/2015

In response to the Government’s strategy to position Thailand as a Muslim-friendly destination, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will launch its first smartphone application designed specifically to make it easier for Muslim visitors to find Muslim-friendly products, services, and facilities across Thailand.

New York governor orders more July Fourth security after alert

16:02 | 07/04/2015

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 3 ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government.

Vietnam strongly objects to terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait

17:48 | 06/28/2015

Vietnam is deeply concerned about and strongly protests against the June 26 terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, which have claimed the lives of several dozen people and injured hundreds of others, stated Pham Thu Hang, Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry.

Condolences to Kuwait over terrorist bombing

17:44 | 06/28/2015

President Truong Tan Sang on June 28 sent a message of condolence to Kuwai’s emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah over the great loss of life caused by the terrorist attack at the Al-Imam Al-Sadiq mosque in Kuwait City.

European tour operators evacuate thousands from Tunisia after attack

12:23 | 06/28/2015

Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia on June 27, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Gunman kills 39 at Tunisian beachside hotel, Islamic State claims attack

09:50 | 06/27/2015

A gunman disguised as a tourist opened fire at a Tunisian hotel on June 26 with a rifle he had hidden in an umbrella, killing 39 people including Britons, Germans and Belgians as they lounged at the beach in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Vietnam puts together 4 fast-response teams to confront MERS-CoV

18:45 | 06/06/2015

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has established four fast-response teams to cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus (MERS-CoV) that has spread to 26 countries and killed more than 440 people.

Ten countries pledge to help Indonesia resolve immigrant problems

16:14 | 06/05/2015

As many as 10 countries agreed to assist Indonesia in tackling issues related to Rohingya immigrants with different support forms, according to the Indonesian Foreign Ministry.

Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit

17:37 | 05/14/2015

President Barack Obama will seek to convince Gulf allies including Saudi Arabia on May 14 that the United States is committed to their security despite deep concern among Arab leaders about US efforts to broker a nuclear deal with Iran.

GCC holds great potential for Vietnam fruit exports

18:25 | 05/02/2015

(VOV) - The six countries forming the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the UAE and Oman – depend on imports for 80-90 per cent of their food as a large part of their land areas are desolate.

2018 FIFA World Cup: Asian draw announced

11:32 | 04/15/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam is in Group F after the second round draw took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 14, twenty-eight days after the opening round of Asian qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, Vietnam jump to 125th

10:34 | 04/10/2015

Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on April 9 after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories.

Vietnam U-23s preparing for 28th SE Asian Games

10:44 | 04/04/2015

Vietnam U-23s are now heading for the short-term target at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in June after winning a ticket to the finals of the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship.