Prime Minister hopes for breakthroughs in ASEAN-US relations

Prime Minister hopes for breakthroughs in ASEAN-US relations

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has expressed his optimism for breakthroughs to be created in the ASEAN-US strategic partnership.
Biden eyes political rebound after historic Supreme Court triumph

Biden eyes political rebound after historic Supreme Court triumph

The Thursday confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court marks an undeniable success for Joe Biden, with the American president in dire need of fresh political uplift months before midterm elections.
US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

The United States is back to leading the world on fighting climate change and President Joe Biden will use a UN summit in Glasgow to energize partners, US officials said.
President applauds establishment of global health security financial intermediary fund

President applauds establishment of global health security financial intermediary fund

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the decision to establish a global health security financial intermediary fund initially worth 10 billion USD this year to ensure resources for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic while addressing the Global COVID-19 Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden in New York on September 22 (local time).
Biden expresses 'grave concern' to Netanyahu, tells Abbas rocket fire must 'cease'

Biden expresses 'grave concern' to Netanyahu, tells Abbas rocket fire must 'cease'

US President Joe Biden expressed his "grave concern" over violence in Israel and Gaza in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday while separately telling Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas that Hamas must "cease firing rockets."
US President nominates Marc Evans Knapper as ambassador to Vietnam

US President nominates Marc Evans Knapper as ambassador to Vietnam

US President Joe Biden has nominated Marc Evans Knapper, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Japan and the Republic of Korea in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State, to be US ambassador to Vietnam, according to a White House statement.
Biden's attorney general pick vows to prosecute Capitol attackers

Biden's attorney general pick vows to prosecute Capitol attackers

US President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee pledged Saturday to depoliticize the Justice Department and to vigorously prosecute the Donald Trump supporters who attacked the US Capitol.
Foreign leaders extend Tet greetings in Vietnamese language

Foreign leaders extend Tet greetings in Vietnamese language

Leaders of several foreign countries have extended their greetings in the Vietnamese language on the occasion of the 2021 Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Biden says 'erratic' Trump should not receive intel briefings

Biden says 'erratic' Trump should not receive intel briefings

US President Joe Biden said Friday that his predecessor Donald Trump, who is awaiting a Senate impeachment trial on charges of inciting an attack on the US Capitol, should not receive classified intelligence briefings, as is customary for former presidents.
Biden targets Trump's Middle East legacy

Biden targets Trump's Middle East legacy

Former US president Donald Trump's mould-breaking approach has reshaped decades of Middle East diplomacy, but his legacy in the troubled region has quickly come under attack from his successor.
US Fed holds first policy meeting of Biden administration

US Fed holds first policy meeting of Biden administration

With a new year and a new administration in the White House, the US central bank nonetheless faces an unprecedented challenge in guiding the post-pandemic economic recovery.