Mozambique enjoys 40 years of freedom, Viet Nam links
Today we celebrate 40 years of indepen- dence and of the establishment of diplom-atic relations with Viet Nam. On this date, we celebrate the spirit brought by those who cared for the independence of our beloved country and the freedom of our people, as the fulfilment of a centuries-long process of resistance to colonial rule.
‘New' surfing sport set to make big waves on My Khe beach
Gonçalo (Gonzalo) Cabrito, 40, has launched stand up paddleboarding (SUP), a new sport, in Da Nang City's My Khe beach for the local people and tourists.
Russia, Viet Nam are tied together by friendship
It is a great honour for me to present an article on the occasion of the National Day of my home country, the Russian Federation.
Swedish innovation leads way to renewable success
On June 6, we Swedes celebrate our National Day. At the end of the 19th century, Sweden was a poor rural country, but in the 20th century, the economy took off. In 2013 we had a GDP/capita of about US$60,000 - among the highest in the world.
Equity: something to work for
To mark Argentina's National Day, I would like to refer to events that took place on May 25, 1810, when the first Argentine National Government was formed, politically independent from Spanish colonial rule. This achievement initiated a long process that culminated in our organisation as a nation.
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.
Expats pioneer animal care
Catherine Besch of the US keeps busy caring for dogs, cats, chickens and ducks at a shelter in Cam Ha Com-mune, 2km from Hai Ba Trung Street in Hoi An.
Artist at home with local faces
American artist Heather McClellan feels a special connection to the older Vietnamese women she met while travelling across in Viet Nam.
Historic victory
A ceremony was held in Ha Noi yesterday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam
I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.
Volunteer teaches blind youths
Julien Desrousseaux tries his best to pronounce the sentence in Vietnamese to greet his students at Nguyen Dinh Chieu Secondary School before his English classes start.

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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.