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Cuba, China to boost economic cooperation

Cuba, China to boost economic cooperation

8/27/2016 - 15:38

(VOVworld) - Cuba and China signed new agreements on Friday to deepen bilateral cooperation in telecommunications, industry, and water resources.

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First US commercial flights to Cuba next week

First US commercial flights to Cuba next week

8/26/2016 - 18:14

(VOVworld) - The US airline JetBlue will make the first regular commercial flight between the United States and Cuba after more than half a century of suspension next Wednesday. The first of its kind is scheduled to take off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and arrive in the central Cuban city Santa Clara. Cuban Deputy Transportation Minister Eduardo Rodriguez told local...

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AT&T Company offers roaming services in Cuba

AT&T Company offers roaming services in Cuba

8/23/2016 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – On Monday, AT&T, the second-largest wireless carrier in the US, signed a deal with Cuba’s state-owned telecom provider Etecsa to offer direct roaming services to its customers visiting Cuba.

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Cuba approves first commercial flight from the US

Cuba approves first commercial flight from the US

8/20/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Recent aviation negotiations between the US and Cuba have focused on the resumption of US commercial flights to Cuba, beginning August 31.

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Colombia urges UN to quickly supervise ceasefire

Colombia urges UN to quickly supervise ceasefire

8/20/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – The UN ceasefire supervision mission needs to be deployed as soon as before the referendum on a peace deal to end the long-running civil war in Colombia so as to ensure Colombians’ right to vote.

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US conducts largest transfer of Guantanamo inmates

US conducts largest transfer of Guantanamo inmates

8/16/2016 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – US officials said on Monday that 15 inmates from Guantanamo prison in Cuba were transferred to the United Arab Emirates, the largest transfer of detainees during President Barack Obama's administration.

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South American countries celebrate Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday

South American countries celebrate Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday

8/12/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – More than 300 representatives from political and social organizations attended a ceremony to celebrate the 90th birthday of Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro in Buenos Aires on Thursday.

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VNA launches Vietnam-Cuba photo exhibition

VNA launches Vietnam-Cuba photo exhibition

8/11/2016 - 9:13

(VOVworld)- The State-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) launched a photo exhibition themed “Vietnam-Cuba” in Hanoi on August 10 to celebrate the 90th birthday of Cuban leader Fidel Castro (August 13).

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First US Firm authorized to operate in Cuba

First US Firm authorized to operate in Cuba

8/6/2016 - 15:29

(VOVworld) - The Cuba International Network (CIN) recently became the first US company authorized to set up shop in Cuba to provide equipment and personnel there

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Cuba, US meeting on mutual compensation

Cuba, US meeting on mutual compensation

7/29/2016 - 18:33

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, Cuban and US officials began the 2nd meeting on mutual compensation between the two countries.

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US airline to begin flights to Cuba

US airline to begin flights to Cuba

7/29/2016 - 17:36

(VOVworld) - JetBlue Airways will become the first US commercial airline to fly to Cuba in more than 50 years.

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Vietnam, Cuba hold defense talks

Vietnam, Cuba hold defense talks

7/22/2016 - 18:43

(VOVworld) – Officials from the Vietnamese Defense Ministry and Cuba’s Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFAR) held a defense policy dialogue in Havana on Thursday.

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US, Cuba resume immigration dialogue

US, Cuba resume immigration dialogue

7/15/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld) - The United States and Cuba reconvened for biannual Migration talks in Havana, Cuba, on Thursday. US Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs John Creamer and Cuba’s Director General of the US Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Josefina Vidal led their respective delegations.

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US House of Representatives strengthens sanctions against Cuba

US House of Representatives strengthens sanctions against Cuba

7/14/2016 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – The US House of Representatives has approved a budget bill for the 2016-2017 period which includes tougher sanctions against Cuba, restricting certain “people to people” educational exchange trips (1 of 12 approved reasons for Cubans to travel to the US).

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8 US airlines win tentative approval for flights to Cuba

8 US airlines win tentative approval for flights to Cuba

7/8/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - US authorities on Thursday tentatively approved 8 airlines to fly directly from the US to Havana. Those flights could begin as early as this fall.

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Russia, Cuba to tighten cooperation in nuclear energy

Russia, Cuba to tighten cooperation in nuclear energy

7/5/2016 - 18:26

(VOVworld) - Russia and Cuba will sign an agreement on cooperation for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, the Russian government said on Monday.

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Vietnam, Cuba join hands to produce construction materials

Vietnam, Cuba join hands to produce construction materials

7/5/2016 - 9:42

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Glass and Ceramics for Construction Corporation (Viglacera) and Cuba’s Geicons Group are set to establish a joint venture producing ceramics sanitary wares and tiles in October. Viglacera said the two sides signed an agreement on the joint venture in April.

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North Korea and Cuba to promote long-standing relations

North Korea and Cuba to promote long-standing relations

7/1/2016 - 16:50

(VOVworld) – The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday that Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Labor Party, met Salvador Valdes Mesa, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (CPC) and Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba.

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Boosting Vietnam-Cuba trade cooperation

Boosting Vietnam-Cuba trade cooperation

6/29/2016 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam held a meeting of business people from the two countries on Wednesday in Hanoi.

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HCMC values enhanced Vietnam-Cuba relations

HCMC values enhanced Vietnam-Cuba relations

6/24/2016 - 17:19

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City always considers nurturing Vietnam-Cuba relations an important task, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang told visiting Vice President of Cuba’s Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa during a reception Thursday.

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam