VN keen on boosting ties with South Africa
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong reaffirmed the desire of the Party, National Assembly and the Vietnamese people to further reinforce and promote bilateral ties with South Africa.
NA Chairman Hung seeks ongoing ties with IPU leaders
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has proposed that Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) leaders continue promoting ties with the assembly.
Chairman receives Maldivian counterpart
Viet Nam's diplomatic policies were focused on friendship with South Asian countries, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung declared while meeting his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Maseek Mohamed in Ha Noi yesterday.
NA Vice Chairwoman welcomes representatives from Syria, UK
The National Assembly of Viet Nam is willing to boost co-operation with the Syrian parliament bilaterally and multilaterally, said NA Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan while meeting with Speaker of the Syrian People's Assembly Mohammad Jihad al-Laham in Ha Noi yesterday.
IPU-132 adopts Ha Noi Declaration as assembly ends
Delegates from 133 countries and 23 international and regional parliamentary organisations yesterday wrapped up the five-day Inter-parliamentary Union's (IPU-132) general assembly by adopting the Ha Noi Declaration and several resolutions that impact on global peace.
NA Chairman holds talks with Swedish Parliament Speaker
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung welcomed and held talks with Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Urban Ahlin during his official visit to Viet Nam yesterday.
Party General Secretary to make official China visit on invitation
The General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam will pay an official visit to the People's Republic of China from April 7 to 10.
VN troops to join peace effort in Central African Republic
Vietnamese military personnel have undertaken a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.
Head of Cuban workers' centre seeks VN's advice
President Truong Tan Sang met Secretary General of the centre for Workers of Cuba (CTC), Ulises Giularte de Nascimiento, in Ha Noi yesterday.
Viet Nam, Australia agree to boost ties
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott have agreed to formulate a joint action plan for strengthening the Vietnam-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership from 2015 to 2017.
IPU to turn words into action
Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have committed to taking the necessary action to carry forward proposed new sustainable development goals (SDGs) due to be adopted later this year.
Can doctors refuse patients? 3   

One of Viet Nam's best doctors at the National Obstetrics Hospital refused to operate on a patient this week. He said his schedule was too full and her case wasn't as much of an emergency as others.

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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.