United States - Italy and the Netherlands agreed yesterday to split their term on the UN Security Council after a tie in voting forced them to reach a compromise, sources from AFP,VNS.
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UNITED NATIONS: Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Sweden were elected on Tuesday (Jun 28) to serve a two-year stint on the UN Security Council, with the Netherlands and Italy locked in a tight race for a remaining spot.
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The new People’s Council in Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council serving in term IX, 2016- 2021 tenure, this morning elected Mrs. Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam as Chairwoman of the Council in the council’s first session which is scheduled to focus on election of chairman, vice chairmen, chiefs and vice chiefs of the HCMC People’s Committee and its departments.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam (C) reelected as HCMC People’s Council Chairwoman. (Photo:SGGP)
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A commercial Vietnamese bank has taken the Internet by surprise for openly announcing it would prioritize the recruitment of people who have the same family name as its chairman.
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VGP – Viet Nam has voiced deep concern over the mid-range Musudan missile tests by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on June 22, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Hai Binh.
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Britain need not send a formal letter to the European Union to trigger a two-year countdown to its exit from the bloc, EU officials said, implying British Prime Minister David Cameron could start the process when he speaks at a summit on Tuesday.
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Talks on Britain leaving the European Union must be carried out quickly to limit uncertainty, ECB Governing Council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Saturday, adding London's financial center was at risk of losing its prized "EU passport".
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European Union leaders are determined to keep the unity of the EU after Britain voted to leave the 28-nation bloc, the chairman of the leaders Donald Tusk said on Friday, noting the EU had been prepared for such an outcome.
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Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Mr. Dinh La Thang received a high level delegation of Cuban Party and State leading by Member of Politburo, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa on June 23.
Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang (R) and Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa. (Photo:SGGP)
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NITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council president condemned nuclear-armed North Korea over its tests of a powerful new medium-range missile on Wednesday (Jun 22), calling for a swift response from the world body.
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A television screen broadcasts news coverage of a North Korean rocket launch, at Seoul station on June 22, 2016. Photo: AFP / Ed Jones
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VGP – The PM has decided to establish the National Council of Consulting Finance and Monetary Policies which is in charge of proposing orientations, policies and large-scale issues on financial and monetary issues to the Government and the PM.
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VGP – Countries need to focus on integrating measures for protecting community health and ensuring the right to food, housing, and education in response to climate change, said a senior Vietnamese official.
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SEOUL, June 22 -- North Korea launched what appeared to be a second intermediate-range Musudan missile on Wednesday that flew about 400 km (250 miles), in what appeared to be its most effective test yet, hours after another launch failed, South Korea's military said.
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North Korea launched what appeared to be a second intermediate-range Musudan missile on Wednesday morning after another launch hours earlier failed, South Korea's military said.
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