return icon

Vietnam deeply concerned about East Jerusalem situation: diplomat

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy expressed Vietnam’s serious concern over recent tension in East Jerusalem and called on sides involved to restrain themselves at an UN Security Council emergency meeting held in New York on May 10.

Vietnam deeply concerned about East Jerusalem situation: diplomat hinh anh 1

Palestinian protesters injured in conflict with Israeli police. 


At the meeting on the Middle East situation, including the Palestine issue, UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland delivered a briefing on escalating violence in East Jerusalem, particularly the number of injuries and fatalities among civilians, calling upon the council to make actions to ease the tension.

Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, said without specific steps, the tension is likely to further escalating and the violent cycle could come back at any moment.

He said Vietnam condemns all acts of violence and unnecessary use of lethal weapons against civilians and called on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and avoid any actions and statements that might complicate the situation.

Expressing his serious concern over the fact that about 970 Palestinians are at risk of being deported from their homes in East Jerusalem, the diplomat called for an end to all acts violating international law and humanitarian obligations.

Vietnam called on the Israeli government to fully respect the rights of Palestinians in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, to traditional religious and cultural activities, especially during the Muslim month of Ramadan, Quy said.

The emergency meeting took place at the request of nine council member countries – Tunisia, Ireland, China, Estonia, France, Norway, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Vietnam./. VNA


IPP Air Cargo approval procedure suspended at investor's request

The Transport Ministry has informed to the Prime Minister of a suspension of the approval procedure for the IPP Air Cargo JSC at the request of the carrier’s investor.

Borussia Dortmund touches down in Vietnam

Renowned midfielder Marco Reus and a delegation made up of 123 players and staff from leading German side Borussia Dortmund landed at Noi Bai International Airport on November 29.

National Assembly Chairman begins official visit to Australia

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and the Vietnamese NA's delegation arrived in Canberra on November 29 evening (local time), starting an official visit to Australia from November 30 - December 3.


International Circus Festival to open in December


EVN's losses estimated at VND31.3 trillion in 2022

Co la, the food tray that demonstrates Muong ethnic culture in Hoa Binh

For Muong ethnic people, especially those living in Hoa Binh Province, cỗ lá (literally means a food tray displaying several dishes) is more than just a popular food.

Experts call for Hanoi to become a 'creative city'

Cultural industry development is a new issue, and Hanoi does not have much experience promoting its potential advantages.

Apple jumps to second highest seller of smartphones in Vietnam for first time

iPhone accounted for 20.5 percent of market share in Vietnam in October 2022, according to GfK.

Credit concerns affecting Vietnamese stocks should ease soon: VinaCapital

The demand for new housing units in Vietnam is still strong and prices are still affordable, and so the prices of real estate stocks are likely to recover if and when the Government takes action to ease credit conditions.

Fuel prices soar, EVN faces huge losses

Due to the global rise of coal, oil and gas prices, EVN’s electricity production costs and purchase costs have increased sharply. The group may incur losses of up to VND64.8 trillion in 2022.

Banks gain big profits from forex trading

Most banks reported strong profit growth from the foreign exchange business in the first three quarters of this year thanks to the sharp appreciation of the US dollar, Q3 2022 financial statements showed.

National Sports Games to take part in December

The 2022 National Sports Games (NSG) will be held in Quang Ninh Province from December 9-21.

Vietnam lures over $25 billion in foreign investment in 11 months

Despite a decline of 18 per cent in newly registered capital to $11.5 billion, foreign capital disbursement saw a positive increase of 15 per cent to reach $19.68 billion in the January - November period.

India - new market for VN tourism

According to the World Tourism Organization, Indians spent $22.9 billion traveling abroad in 2019 and the figure was estimated to reach $42 billion by 2024, $45 billion by 2025 and about $91 billion by 2030.

Without career guidance, students drop out in first, second academic years

Without appropriate career guidance when choosing a major in a university, many students have studied the wrong majors so and dropped out after the first year because they chose an unsuitable study program.