Despite warnings about the negative impact from the upstream dams in the Mekong, China appears to be trying to rewrite "rules of the game" on this arterial route.
President-elect Donald Trump questioned in an interview broadcast Sunday (Dec. 11th) whether the United States should continue its "one China policy" unless Beijing makes concessions on trade and other issues.
In his annual state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the country is unified like never before and is fully capable of achieving its strategic economic and geopolitical goals.
The Vietnamese embassy in Argentina has coordinated with embassies of several other ASEAN member countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to hold a cultural exchange programme promoting landscapes, cuisines and culture of Vietnam and ASEAN member countries to Argentinian in Buenos Aires on November 27th.
American voters said 59 - 37 percent that they are "optimistic about the next four years with Donald Trump as president," according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released on November 22nd.
On the occasion of 2016 APEC High-Level Week, VNF would like to present the article “APEC: Genuine Collectivism and Effective Connectivity” by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov, released on November 16th.
President-elect Donald Trump unveiled plans for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration, trade deals and defense policy, using a video published online to briefly outline his proposals.
While the fate of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) hangs in the balance, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there are other pathways to the broader Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP) - a trade pact involving all 21 APEC economies.
French President Francois Hollande on November 13th joined a commemoration ceremony at the Bataclan concert hall to mark one year since the Paris terrorist attacks, in which 130 people were killed.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), as a specialized agency of the UN that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability, has closely technically assisted Vietnam in implementing reform since 1986.
When voters go to polling places across the United States on November 8th hundreds of international observers will be watching the election of a new president and members of Congress unfold.
On November 8th, more than 100 million American voters will cast their ballots to elect the 45th US President. This is the biggest political event of the year in the US. The race to the White House has been dramatic until its last minute.
President Barack Obama pressed Democrats black and white to vote in droves for Hillary Clinton on November 2nd, warning Donald Trump was a threat to hard-earned civil rights, the country and the world.
A firebomb burned through the Republican Party headquarters in North Carolina’s Orange County, the United States, on October 16th.
Haiti faces a humanitarian crisis that requires a “massive response” from the international community, the United Nations chief said, with at least 1.4 million people needing emergency aid following last week’s battering by Hurricane Matthew.
The United Nations Security Council has elected Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the next U.N. Secretary General from January 1st, 2017 to replace Ban Ki-moon.
Cuba and the United States held a 4th meeting of the Bilateral Commission on September 30th in Washington to confirm agreements made in previous sessions and map out new steps for 2016.