Two Vietnamese border guards and five Chinese nationals were killed in a shooting incident at a border gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh yesterday.
President receives US Senator
President Truong Tan Sang has praised the commitment of the United States towards strengthening its long-term interests in peace, stability, co-operation and development in the Asia-Pacific.
VN concerned by Ukraine crisis
Viet Nam is consistently monitoring the Ukrainian crisis and is concerned about the complicated developments in the country's eastern provinces, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh stated yesterday at the regular press briefing.
Viet Nam values strong ties with Germany in all fields
The Viet Nam National Assembly strongly supported ties between Viet Nam and Germany, Viet Nam's chief legislator has said.
President sends sympathy to RoK
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent a message of sympathy to President Park Geun-hye over a ferry disaster, on Wednesday, off the coast of the Republic of Korea.
NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting co-operation
Viet Nam attaches great importance to its relations with the United States and is determined to implement agreements in the spirit of comprehensive partnership between the two countries, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said on April 17.
Lawmakers discuss budget
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed with a Government report that said ministries, agencies and localities performed well in their budget collections, planning and spending.
Deputy PM Ninh meets Lord Mayor of London
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met Lord Mayor of the City of London Fiona Woolf on Tuesday, as part of his visit to the United Kingdom.
NA calls for faster army promotions
National Assembly deputies have called for a faster promotion process and greater clarity on policies regarding titles and salaries for army officers.
President receives Mongolian Prosecutor
Viet Nam always treasures ties with traditional friends and stands ready to expand all-round cooperation with Mongolia, including in the field of justice, President Truong Tan Sang has said.
PM greets new UAE, Myanmar ambassadors
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with the newly accredited ambassadors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Myanmar in Ha Noi, yesterday.
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A recent report by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association said the country consumed more than 3 billion litres of beer last year.

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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.