Viet Nam, UN to strengthen ties and promote UN charter

State President Truong Tan Sang and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed measures to promote multi-dimensional co-operation between Viet Nam and the UN in Ha Noi yesterday.

Viet Nam, UN to strengthen ties and promote UN charter

Viet Nam, UN to strengthen ties and promote UN charter

State President Truong Tan Sang and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed measures to promote multi-dimensional co-operation between Viet Nam and the UN in Ha Noi yesterday.

‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister

Reporting to the 13th National Assembly yesterday, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung stressed the need to revise the Accounting Law to build a complete legal framework that would hold relevant bodies responsible for abiding by international regulations and standards of accounting.

‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister

‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister

Reporting to the 13th National Assembly yesterday, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung stressed the need to revise the Accounting Law to build a complete legal framework that would hold relevant bodies responsible for abiding by international regulations and standards of accounting.

Deputy PM upset at fall in farm exports

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged ministries and relevant sectors to find solutions to overcome difficulties in exporting agriculture, forestry, and fisheries products and promote them.

Deputy PM upset at fall in farm exports

Deputy PM upset at fall in farm exports

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged ministries and relevant sectors to find solutions to overcome difficulties in exporting agriculture, forestry, and fisheries products and promote them.

War tunnels attract new-style artist

A local artist will soon bring a new image and art exhibition to the Vinh Moc guerrilla war tunnel system in the central province of Quang Tri.

War tunnels attract new-style artist

War tunnels attract new-style artist

A local artist will soon bring a new image and art exhibition to the Vinh Moc guerrilla war tunnel system in the central province of Quang Tri.

PM to witness Kazakhstan FTA signing

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend a signing ceremony for the free trade agreement between Viet Nam and the Eurasia Economic Union in Kazakhstan, and pay official visits to Algeria, Portugal, and Bulgaria from May 29 to June 6.
Hot weather lifts Ben Tre salt yield by 30%

Hot weather lifts Ben Tre salt yield by 30%

Ben Tre Province, one of the largest salt producers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has harvested 30 per cent more salt this season because of the prolonged hot weather and high salinity level of sea water.
Economic restucturing ‘too slow'

Economic restucturing ‘too slow'

Although economic restructuring has been recognised as a vital task, the process remains slow and requires greater efforts for a more comprehensive outcome, according to experts.
HCM City plays dwell on post-war battles

HCM City plays dwell on post-war battles

HCM City theatres are offering a variety of new and interesting shows on soldiers to suit audiences looking for serious topics.
Viet Nam draw with Myanmar

Viet Nam draw with Myanmar

Viet Nam relinquished their lead the last seconds of a friendly against Myanmar yesterday at Quang Ninh Province's Cam Pha Stadium.

State may manage VN nuclear waste

Scientists have proposed the establishment of a state company specialised in storing radioactive waste ahead of the construction of two nuclear power plants in Ninh Thuan province.

Your Say

Is it necessary to stipulate the length of names?

According to a draft amendment to the Civil Code, the full name of a Vietnamese citizen should not have more than 25 letters, or any numbers or symbols. The change was proposed at a National Assembly Standing Committee meeting last week and will be debated at 9th session of the 13th National Assembly. Tell us what you think about the proposed amendment? Do you think a long name really causes that much trouble?

Op-ed

Maybe it's time to get serious about tourism

The world was overwhelmed by the stunning images of Son Doong Cave broadcast from the ABC's Good Morning America programme on May 13. The images were like scenes from the 2009 Hollywood Avatar movie, with tropical forests, white sands, magnificent stalactites and beams of sunlight radiating from on high. It was like we were somewhere outside the Earth.

Travel

Visit Ha Long Bay of the hills

With its gigantic landscape and precious natural resources, Na Hang Eco-Tourism Zone in the highland district of the northern province of Tuyen Quang has become a popular tourism destination.

Expat Corner

Snapper seduced by Viet Nam

Over the past 25 years,American Catherine Karnow has visited Viet Nam many times to portray the life and people of the country, where she finds peace, warmth and happiness.
    Recapturing a snapshot of history Recapturing a snapshot of history

    The crew of one of the tanks that broke through the gates of the Independence Palace in Sai Gon in 1975, and the journalist on hand to capture that historic moment, enjoyed a reunion recently. Hoang Trung Hieu reports.