Viet Nam aims to foster bonds with Cambodia
Viet Nam gives priority to developing neighbourly relations, friendship and co-operation with Cambodia.
Viet Nam wants to deepen co-operation with Mexico in all fields and reach an agreement on establishing a joint committee on trade, investment and economic co-operation.
Viet Nam attached much importance to developing its friendship and all-round ties with the Netherlands, which can be considered a model of effective relations between the country and a European state, said National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu.
PM seeks comprehensive review of business sectors
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday sought a thorough review of the list of sectors where business is either banned or regulated, to create the best possible environment for people and enterprises.
Bac Giang told to attract FDI to agriculture sector
The northern province of Bac Giang should try and attract foreign direct investment into developing agriculture, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
Egyptian Socialist Party delegation welcomed in Ha Noi
A member of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Central Committee has affirmed a determination to consolidate and further develop the solidarity and friendship between the CPV and the Egyptian Socialist Party (ESP) as well as between the Vietnamese and Egyptian people.
VN backs efforts to stabilise Iraq
Viet Nam supported efforts by the Iraqi government and the international community to stabilise the situation in Iraq, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh yesterday.
Relationship with Cambodia going strong: NA leader
National Assembly (NA) Chairman, Nguyen Sinh Hung, and his Cambodian counterpart, Heng Samrin, met in Ha Noi yesterday where the former described the latter's visit as an important milestone in bilateral ties between the two parliaments, contributing to the Viet Nam-Cambodia friendship and solidarity.
Social welfare procedures in need of revamp
Chairwoman of the NA Committee for Social Affairs, Truong Thi Mai, yesterday asked the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to improve social welfare procedures.
US committed to ties to ‘strong' VN
The US is committed to becoming a partner of a "strong, independent, and prosperous" Viet Nam, General Martin E. Dempsey, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the media in HCM City on Saturday.
High-ranking Party delegation visits Austria
Ha Thi Khiet, Party Central Committee Secretary and head of the Party Commission for Mass Mobilisation, paid a working visit to Austria.

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Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.