Nguyen Dynasty's royal documents get heritage status

Administrative documents signed by the Nguyen kings (1802-1945) have received the certificate of the Asia-Pacific Region's Memory of the World Programme.

Nguyen Dynasty's royal documents get heritage status

Nguyen Dynasty's royal documents get heritage status

Administrative documents signed by the Nguyen kings (1802-1945) have received the certificate of the Asia-Pacific Region's Memory of the World Programme.

PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

VN delegation discusses green growth with RoK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that infrastructure connectivity and human resources were crucial for the Mekong sub-region's development.

VN delegation discusses green growth with RoK

VN delegation discusses green growth with RoK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that infrastructure connectivity and human resources were crucial for the Mekong sub-region's development.

Minimum wage not enough

The current minimum wage meets barely 75 per cent of the minimum living standard, said Nguyen Tien Dang, head of the Salary Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), at a labour conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

Minimum wage not enough

Minimum wage not enough

The current minimum wage meets barely 75 per cent of the minimum living standard, said Nguyen Tien Dang, head of the Salary Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), at a labour conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

Steering board makes plans for inter-parliamentary gathering

Steering board makes plans for inter-parliamentary gathering

Preparations in the capital for the 132nd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), scheduled for next March, are progressing well, the State Steering Board for IPU-132 said at its second meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
Thien Thanh firm's top leaders arrested

Thien Thanh firm's top leaders arrested

Three top officials of the HCM City-based Thien Thanh Group Ltd Company were arrested yesterday for allegedly violating Viet Nam's Penal Code's Article 165.
Enterprise Law revisions discussed

Enterprise Law revisions discussed

A revised Enterprise Law will motivate enterprises and create a transparent business climate, policy-makers and economists have affirmed.
Life's not a stage for country kids

Life's not a stage for country kids

Children in rural areas often suffer from a lack of quality stage peformances that their urban cousins take for granted.
Bear kept in captivity shifted to rescue centre

Bear kept in captivity shifted to rescue centre

A female bear, weighing 150 kilograms, was shifted from the Central Highland Dak Lak Province to the Tam Dao Bear Rescue Centre in the northern Vinh Phuc Province yesterday.

Your Say

Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?

The Ministry of Health is drafting a plan to ban the sale of alcohol after 10pm in a bid to curb alcohol abuse in Viet Nam, which often leads to traffic accidents and domestic violence.

Op-ed

Superfluous notary requirements cause headache 1   

Many people in Viet Nam, including foreigners, have troubles when getting their documents and papers stamped at notary offices or authenticated at local governmental offices.

Travel

Phu Quy islands offer tranquil getaway off the tourist track

Located 103km from Phan Thiet City in the central province of Binh Thuan, the Phu Quy island district has become a destination for visitors who love exploring the wild.

Expat Corner

Peru, VN deepen relationship

To mark the National Day of the Republic of Peru on July 28, Luis Tsuboyama, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Peru wrote to Viet Nam News.
Int'l experts urge ASEAN unity to settle sea disputes Int'l experts urge ASEAN unity to settle sea disputes

Exploitation of seabed oil and gas resources is one of several major contentious issues complicating the tense South China Sea (East Sea) situation, a retired US diplomat said at an international conference held at Ton Duc Thang University in HCM city over the weekend.