Nguyen Bac Son, Minister of Information and Communications, spoke to Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about the need to adopt technical measures to stop the spread of harmful information.
US Ambassador Ted Osius spoke to local media about US-Viet Nam bilateral relations as the two countries mark the 20th anniversary of normalised relations.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh told journalists at the recent National Assembly meeting that the minimum wage would meet workers' needs by 2020
Nguyen Duc Cuong, head of the Hydrometeorological Information and Natural Disaster Prevention Unit, spoke to Tai Nguyen va Moi Truong (Natural Resources and Environment) about an early warning system
The issue of selling old cargo vessels for scrap is already covered in the Law on Environment. Under that law, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) oversees the implementation of the regulations. In the meantime, the Government has already ratified the decree on scrapping old cargo vessels.
An "open environment" should be created for lawmakers to debate important issues, Le Nhu Tien, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Culture, Education, Youth and Children, tells Tien Phong (Vanguard)
Last week, Viet Nam News asked its readers about the Ministry of Information and Communications' proposed regulation to limit the number of text messages a mobile phone user can send per day to stop bulk SMS spam.
Dao Hong Lan, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs explained to the newspaper Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) the process of revising the Law on Child Protection.
Tran Huu Huynh, head of the VCCI's Advisory Committee on International Trade Policies, tells Hai Quan (Customs) that local enterprises should unite and practise an open management policy to remain competitive.
Nguyen Van Toan, Foreign Invested Enterprises' Association secretary, talks with Hai Quan (Customs) Newspaper about the intense global integration of Viet Nam's investment and business.
Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Chairman of the National Assembly Office, talks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about the National Assembly's decision to protect workers' insurance benefits.
Viet Nam must help children left behind by MDGs
Viet Nam must help children left behind by MDGs

Nearly 15 years ago the global community, including Viet Nam, rallied behind eight goals in the hopes of building a better and more prosperous world. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set measurable targets and a 2015 deadline for achieving them.

You Asked ( 21-05-2013)

Dear Editor,There is a rule that decrees a foreigner visiting Viet Nam on a tourist visa cannot legally rent a house and must stay in a hotel.

NA discusses citizens' right to silence

The National Assembly is now discussing whether or not to include in amendments to the Criminal Procedures Code a person's right to remain silent when detained in a criminal investigation. Opinions are divided. Thu Van gathers insights on the issue from senior police officers, a lawyer, a prosecutor and a legal representative for a victim of a wrongful conviction case.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.