Vietnamese, Austrian trade unions boost cooperation

Receiving President of the Austrian federation Erich Foglar in Hanoi on November 21,Quan greatly valued cooperation between the two countries’ trade unions and affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s readiness to facilitate the VGCL’s integration into the international community and  increased collaboration with the Austrian counterpart.The CPV desires to bolster cooperation with the Social Democratic […]

Lý Trần artefacts on display

HÀ NỘI — About 300 artefacts unearthed at various sites in the northern province of Hải Dương are on display at an exhibition at the provincial museum to mark Việt Nam Culture Heritage Day (November 23). The objects date back to the Lý (1009-1225) and Trần (1226-1400) dynasties. The province has more than 200 sites […]

Tuấn believes VN can compete in World Cup

Tuấn said this following the appointment of Manchester United (MU) legend and former Wales international Ryan Giggs as director of the Promotion Fund of Vietnamese Football Talents (PVF) youth football academy in the northern province of Hưng Yên on November 20. At the opening ceremony of the PVF football academy, Giggs said his aim was […]

Vietnam Airlines launches “Golden Week” programme

HÀ NỘI — National carrier, Vietnam Airlines, launched the “Golden Week” programme for customers purchasing tickets on the corporation’s official website. This is applicable for round trips from Việt Nam to Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and Europe. This promotion is part of the “Promotion Month of 2017”, organised by the People’s Committee of Hà Nội. The […]

Deputies discuss new anti-corruption law

HÀ NỘI —  The draft law on preventing and controlling corruption created some controversy when it was discussed by National Assembly deputies on Tuesday. If approved, the new law will replace the 2005 Anti-Corruption Law, said to contain shortcomings that hinder Party and Government efforts to stamp out rampant and sophisticated corruption. The point sparking most […]

Robert Mugabe: From war hero to resignation as president

Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending a 37-year rule. In a letter, he wrote “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender m resignation… with immediate effect”. Robert Mugabe: From war hero to resignation as president

New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov defended by mother

The mother of the man accused of killing eight people in a terror attack in New York has said she believes her son is innocent. The BBC’s Will Vernon tracked her down in Uzbekistan, the country that was home to terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov until 2010 when he moved to the US. It’s the first […]

Russian boy’s WW2 speech to German MPs stirs web anger

Image copyright German Bundestag Image caption Nikolai Desyatnichenko (r) told German MPs that the fate of a Wehrmacht soldier “touched him” A Russian schoolboy has received online abuse and death threats after suggesting that many German troops who invaded the USSR in World War Two were themselves victims of the conflict. Teenager Nikolai Desyatnichenko was […]

Iranian charged with Game of Thrones hack

Image copyright HBO Image caption The leaks were released prior to the broadcast of Game of Thrones series seven episodes The US Department of Justice is to charge an Iranian man with hacking into HBO, leaking Game of Thrones scripts and demanding a $6m (£4.5m) ransom. Behzad Mesri is accused of accessing a computer without […]

More than 480 web firms record ‘every keystroke’

More than 480 web firms record ‘every keystroke’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The scripts also record the entire contents of the pages visited, the researchers said Hundreds of web firms are tracking every single keystroke made by visitors, a study from Princeton University has suggested. The technique – known as session replay – is used by companies to gain an understanding […]

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