Experts call for legal action against China
Viet Nam should prepare to take its case against China to the international court of justice, even though it has moved its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig out of the country's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, the two-day conference held in HCM City heard on Saturday.
Viet Nam, Peru enjoy blooming bilateral ties
Strong progress has been seen in all fields in Peru-Viet Nam bilateral ties during the past two decades, especially in economics, trade, investment and science and technology, Charge d'affaires ad interim of the Peruvian Embassy in Ha Noi Luis Tsuboyama has stated.
President urges Quang Ninh to meet its development potential
President Truong Tan Sang has asked the northern province of Quang Ninh to strive to develop further and come at par with economic centres of other countries in the region which share the same potential and conditions.
PM Dung pledges support for firms from Kanagawa
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung promised all possible support for co-operation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises, especially those from Kanagawa prefecture, at a reception for the prefecture's Governor Yuji Kuroiwa in Ha Noi yesterday.
Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference
The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.
Leaders pay tribute to departed war heroes
Viet Nam's top leaders yesterday laid a wreath and offered incense at the Monument to War Heroes and Martyrs in Ha Noi to mark the 67th anniversary of Viet Nam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
Viet Nam, Czech Republic vow to promote economic bond
Viet Nam and the Czech Republic have agree to enhance the operation of their intergovernmental economic cooperation committee while facilitating and encouraging their firms' investment in an effort to boost their two-way trade and partnership.
Vietnamese, Indian analysts explore Geneva agreement
Vietnamese and Indian experts and diplomats highlighted the significance of the Geneva agreement on ceasefire in Viet Nam during a conference on July 24 in New Delhi to mark the 60 th anniversary of the signing of the document (July 20, 1954-2014).
VN slams China dredging project
Viet Nam has condemned China for dredging channels around Drummond Island, a small part of Viet Nam's Hoang Sa archipelago (Paracel Islands).
ASEAN, EU eye partnership
Southeast Asia and Europe will work together to make each area strong, officials from both regions agreed at a conference this week in Belgium.
Ha Noi Party Committee Secretary leads delegation to US
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi is leading a delegation on a US visit this week at the invitation of the US Department of State.
Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?
Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?

The Ministry of Health is drafting a plan to ban the sale of alcohol after 10pm in a bid to curb alcohol abuse in Viet Nam, which often leads to traffic accidents and domestic violence.


Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 2    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.