PM hails Airbus, airline teamwork
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday expressed confidence that the massive co-operation projects between aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Vietnamese carriers will be successful.
PM Dung calls for strong army to respond to new challenges
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for a strong army able to respond to emerging challenges presented by today's increasingly complicated, rapidly changing and unpredictable world.
Diplomats vow to fulfill duties
Newly-accredited ambassadors and heads of Vietnamese representative offices abroad have pledged to do their best to promote diplomatic and parliamentary co-operation between Viet Nam and other countries in politics, external affairs, economics and culture.
VN sends sympathy over Indonesia crash
President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday sent condolence messages to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent crash of a military aircraft that killed hundreds of people.
PM leaves for summit on Mekong-Japan ties
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday left Viet Nam for Japan to attend the seventh Mekong-Japan Summit being held in Tokyo from today to Saturday.
VN condemns border attack
Viet Nam strongly criticises recent violent actions by Cambodian extremists that violated both Vietnamese and Cambodian laws as well as treaties and agreements signed by both sides, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Hai Binh said yesterday.
VN sends condolences to Russia
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh yesterday sent condolences to Russia over the death of the former Russian Prime Minister and minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Primakov, who died on June 26.
PM greets US Interior Secretary
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday said the visit by Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior, would significantly bolster co-operation between the two countries.
Honour for Party patriot Nguyen Van Linh
Party and State leaders yesterday attended a celebration of the 100th birth anniversary (July 1) of late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh in Hung Yen Province, his birthplace.
President gets invite to Cuba
Alejandro Castro Aspin, a Special Envoy from Cuban President Raul Castro, has invited President Truong Tan Sang to visit Cuba to discuss the enhancement of bilateral ties.
VN to bolster technology, trade relations with Israel
More effort should be made to expand trade with Israel to US$2 billion this year and higher in the following years, said Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Economic Affairs, Vuong Dinh Hue.
What do you think of the way youngsters apply global trends, including the ‘kiss cam'?
What do you think of the way youngsters apply global trends, including the ‘kiss cam'? 2   

Youngsters in Viet Nam are quickly catching up with global trends. Some trends are welcomed by the local community, but others are not.

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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.