Gov't to ease bank share policies for overseas firms
Foreign investors might soon to be allowed to buy more shares in Viet Nam's commercial banks.
President heads to Asian-African Summit on invite
President Truong Tan Sang leaves Ha Noi today for Indonesia to attend the Asian-African Summit, a commemorative event on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Asian-African Conference and the 10th anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership.
New Thai defence chief introduces new position to VN military leaders
Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People's Army, yesterday welcomed General Worapong Sanganetra, Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, during his official visit to Viet Nam.
Rise to int'l levels, VN lawyers urged
President Truong Tan Sang said on Saturday that the Government will support the country's lawyers in fulfilling their role of redressing shortcomings and other issues in the national legal system.
Deputy PM attends East Asia WEF
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is leading a Vietnamese delegation to attend the three-day World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia that began in Jakarta, Indonesia yesterday.
Ministry deems procedures unsound
The Ministry of Justice recommended changing or removing 143 administrative procedures over the last three months, chief secretariat and spokesman of the ministry Tran Tien Dung said yesterday at a press conference.
President to set off for Asian-African meeting
President Truong Tan Sang will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the Asian-African Conference to be held in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, from April 22-23 at the invitation of his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo.
Viet Nam, Norway to team up on trade
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg have agreed to back their enter  prises and investors to explore collaboration opportunities, especially in maritime business, seafood, energy, information technology and green growth.
VN protests China's Truong Sa expansion
Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has declared, once again, that Viet Nam has sufficient legal and historical evidence to affirm its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Party General Secretary welcomes Chinese Minister of Public Security
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted Chinese Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun in Ha Noi yesterday, saying that both sides should enrich co-operation, especially in training law enforcement.
Norwegian PM praises progress in Viet Nam
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg spoke to the Vietnamese press in Ha Noi yesterday during a three-day official visit to Viet Nam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
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The HCM City-based Vietnamese American Vocational Training College (VATC) announced last week that it will forbid its lecturers from being involved in romantic relations with its students.


Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.