Vietnam beats France to crack China's top 10 travel destinations

En Vnexpress - With 200 million Chinese tourists expected to make outbound trips in 2020, Vietnam is set to become even more popular.

France takes a turn neither left nor right

Yahoo News The French invented the meaning of left and right in politics. In the 18th century, commoners sat on the king’s left while the aristocracy sat on his right. But after the election of

France's Macron backs debt relief for Greece in call to PM

Bao moi - French President Emmanuel Macron told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a call on Monday that he backed debt relief for Greece, a statement from the presidency said.

In Macron, Germany sees an opportunity to aid France – and boost the EU

Yahoo News There are few Europeans more hopeful over the election of Emmanuel Macron in France and its bearing on the European Union than those in the Pulse of Europe movement. The group that has

A glimpse of France in Da Nang

EN VietNamNet - Those who haven’t had a chance to set foot in France yet, or who want to recall some memory of this European country, may want to visit the French village within the Ba Na Hills

A glimpse of romantic France high up on Bà Nà Mountain

Vietnamnet - Charming, passionate, romantic, and poetic – many people use those words when they talk about France. Those who haven’t had a chance to set foot in France yet, or the ones who want to

France’s new president: a mender of trust in Europe

Yahoo News In his victory speech Sunday after being elected France’s next president, Emmanuel Macron made an unusual promise for a national leader: “I will work to mend the bond between Europe and

The man who is 'not Le Pen' – and would be president of France

Yahoo News The love story of Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, who is 24 years his senior, has long generated gossip. It was the singular bond he shared with his late maternal grandmother,

A middle way forward for a divided France? Macron voters hope so.

Yahoo News France has a well-earned reputation for being quick to protest over everything from labor laws to Uber to increasing the age of retirement. The pair are convinced that Mr. Macron, who

Is the tumult of France's presidential race a sign of longing for lost grandeur?

Yahoo News If there has been one constant in France's 2017 presidential campaign, it has been the repeated rise of the outsider who comes out of nowhere to scramble political assumptions and

Presidential hopeful Fillon's staying power highlights France's conservative face

Yahoo News As a deeply devout Catholic, François le Forestier takes the “fake jobs” scandal engulfing France’s conservative presidential candidate personally, not just politically. When center-right

The quality that may sway France’s election

Yahoo News When young voters in France were recently polled about the main attribute they expect of a president, the vast majority said listening. The poll may help explain why the current favorite

Obama for president – of France?

Yahoo News Apparently American Democrats are not the only ones missing Barack Obama. Some citizens of France have launched a new grassroots campaign called "Obama17" that is seeking 1 million

Syria's Assad lashes out at France's Hollande ahead of polls

Yahoo News BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad lashed out at his French counterpart on Thursday, accusing Francois Hollande of sponsoring terror in Syria and encouraging Western nations to

Three suspects charged in France over 'terror plot'

Yahoo News Two men and a 16-year-old girl were charged in southern France on Tuesday on suspicion of planning a terror attack that the authorities believe was imminent, judicial sources said. Sauret

France calls on Germany to hike investment spending

Bao moi - BERLIN: French Economy Minister Michel Sapin has dismissed a US attack on Germany's trade surplus but urged Europe's biggest economy to boost its spending on investment.

Switzerland beats France 4-1, advances to Fed Cup semifinals

Yahoo News GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland won all three matches Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the Fed Cup with a 4-1 victory over two-time champion France.

France edges Scotland 22-16 in hard-fought 6 Nations match

Yahoo News SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — France needed two late penalties from flyhalf Camille Lopez to beat Scotland 22-16 in a hard-fought Six Nations match on Sunday, after the Scots had clawed back

France feel pressure from resurgent Scotland in Six Nations

Yahoo News Centre Remi Lamerat admitted France are feeling the pressure ahead of Sunday's Six Nations clash against Scotland in Paris. Although widely considered to be improving under Guy Noves, who

U.S. strike in Iraq targets Islamic State militant from France

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it targeted senior Islamic State militant Rachid Kassim, who Reuters has previously reported to be a French national, in a strike by

Girl, 16, among four held over France attack plot

Yahoo News Four people including a 16-year-old girl were arrested on Friday by anti-terrorist police in Montpellier in southern France on suspicion of preparing an attack, a police source said. "An

France's Macron seen beating Le Pen in presidential runoff: polls

Yahoo News French far-right leader Marine Le Pen will lose in an election runoff for president to centrist Emmanuel Macron, though she still appears certain to take lead position in the first round,

France's Macron seen beating Le Pen, Fillon trails in 1st round of election: poll

Yahoo News French far-right leader Marine Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron are set to make it through to the presidential election's knockout round in May, an opinion poll showed on

France's Macron laughs off gay rumours

Yahoo News Addressing malicious online comments and gossiping among journalists, French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has made fun of rumours that he is gay. Macron's candid

Key Q&A on the Fillon scandal in France

Yahoo News Francois Fillon, the rightwing candidate for the French presidential election, has apologised for paying his wife as a parliamentary aide and hopes to draw a line under a scandal dubbed