NA leader busy with bilateral meetings in New York
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held bilateral meetings with top legislators from China and Belarus, the President of the UN General Assembly and the IPU President in New York today on the sidelines of the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. 
Massive parade marks 70 years of independence
The largest-ever parade in the country was held this morning in Ha Noi to commemorate 70 years since the day late President Ho Chi Minh made the Independence Declaration.
Viet Nam's economy on track in 2015
Viet Nam's economy has been kept stable and remained on track during the first eight months of 2015, despite complicated global economic fluctuations, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) reported.
Vietnamese, Venezuelan leaders decide to deepen trade relations
State President Truong Tan Sang reiterated Viet Nam's desire to deepen ties with Venezuela to benefit both countries during talks with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros in Ha Noi yesterday.
World's parliaments key to sustainability
President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury, yesterday emphasised the need for parliaments in all countries to carry out Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
HCM city told to aim for the top in SE Asia
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged HCM City to become one of Southeast Asia's major centres for finance, trade, science and technology by 2020.
NA Chairman meets Japanese parliament speaker in New York
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung had a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Tadamori Oshima today while attending the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New York, the United States.
Patriotic presentation
About 12,000 students from different universities yesterday formed a map of Viet Nam, the national flag, the Party flag and Ha Noi's symbol at the My Dinh National Sports Complex.
NA chairman leaves for parliament speakers' conference in New York
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung left Ha Noi on Saturday for an official visit to the US from September 3 to 9.Before the visit, he will attend the fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament running from today to Wednesday in New York.
VN, Venezuela to continue offering support, friendship
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros is paying an official visit to Viet Nam to foster bilateral relations between the two nations.
Coast Guard High Command celebrates its 17th birthday
The High Command of the Viet Nam Coast Guard (VCG) was given the title Hero of the People's Armed Forces in the Renewal Period at a ceremony marking its 17th anniversary in here yesterday.
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A report by market research company Epinion and media communications agency OMD Viet Nam shows that fewer than a third of Viet Nam's 14.4 million youngsters aged from 13 to 21 year are not comfortable talking to their friends in person. Most say they'd rather use a chat app.

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Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.