President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception for Yoichi Kobayashi, Chairman of the Japan-Mekong Business Co-operation Committee, in Ha Noi yesterday.
At the eighth session of the 13th National Assembly yesterday, National Assembly deputies continued their discussions on increasing salaries for poor and low-income earners.
Viet Nam strongly condemned the recent attack on a Vietnamese citizen in Malaysia, Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Pham Thu Hang said yesterday.
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent condolences to the acting President of Zambia, Guy Scott, after the death of President Michael Chilufya Sata.
Viet Nam attended the two-day 15th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (IAMME) and the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution in Vientiane, Laos, which ended yesterday.
Viet Nam and Russia will create joint fishery resource research programs in Viet Nam's economic zone, officials said at a joint Committee for Fisheries meeting.
Hai Duong receives national honour
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday conferred the Independence Order (second class) upon Hai Duong city to celebrate its 210th founding anniversary.
NA Chairman greets IT experts
The National Assembly feels application of information technology (IT) will provide fresh momentum for socio-economic development, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said yesterday.
VN, Lao veterans reunite in Ha Noi
More than 300 former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and military experts who fought in Laos during the war against the French and the Americans met in Ha Noi yesterday to mark the 65th anniversary of their day to remember.
Viet Nam, Myanmar bolster military ties
Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People's Army, Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, met the Chief of Staff of Myanmar Air Force, General Khin Aung Myint yesterday.
VN backs int'l cyber crime fight
The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security aims to co-operate more with other countries on preventing cyber crime, Deputy Minister Le Quy Vuong said on Wednesday at a conference.
Do crime warning leaflets make you feel safer? 1   

HCM City's Police on Wednesday stopped handing out leaflets to tourists warning them to watch out for robberies, rip-offs and taxi scams.

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PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties 4    PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins an official visit to India today, aiming to consolidate the strategic partnership between both countries and take it to new heights.

Law to ease real estate restrictions 1    Law to ease real estate restrictions

Most National Assembly members yesterday agreed that the amended Housing Law should allow more foreigners to be eligible to buy or own houses in Viet Nam.

National team in training ahead of AFC challenge 1    National team in training ahead of AFC challenge

The Japanese coach of Viet Nam's national football team, Toshyia Miura, says that fitness and tactics will be his priorities in a 10-day training camp in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long

Bear bile tourism in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City has finally been shut down, according to the non-governmental organisation Education for Nature – Viet Nam (ENV).

Artist restores traditional values through paper Artist restores traditional values through paper

Artist Phan Hai Bang, who created a very special type of paper called truc chi, is now working with his team to bring back what he calls "old values" in a really big way.