NA leader busy with bilateral meetings in New York
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held bilateral meetings with top legislators from China and Belarus, the President of the UN General Assembly and the IPU President in New York today on the sidelines of the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. 
On the air
Nhan Dan television channel officially made its debut and started broadcasting in Ha Noi on Tuesday. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, who attended the launch ceremony, asked the channel to promote Party guidelines, State policies and laws among people from all walks of life.
National Assembly leader attends conference of parliament speakers
Implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) is the responsibility of the entire parliament, each member of parliament and the whole political system of each nation, stated National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Viet Nam values ties  with neighbours
President Truong Tan Sang received Cambodia's deputy Prime Minister Men Xom On yesterday and thanked the Cambodian delegation for their presence at the 70th anniversary of Viet Nam's National Day and August Revolution celebrations.
Prime Minister renews calls to ensure macroeconomic stability
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to stabilising the macro economy, maintaining tight control on inflation and nurturing economic growth at a meeting held on Monday and Tuesday in Ha Noi.
Massive parade marks 70 years of independence
The largest-ever parade in the country was held this morning in Ha Noi to commemorate 70 years since the day late President Ho Chi Minh made the Independence Declaration.
Viet Nam's economy on track in 2015
Viet Nam's economy has been kept stable and remained on track during the first eight months of 2015, despite complicated global economic fluctuations, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) reported.
Vietnamese, Venezuelan leaders decide to deepen trade relations
State President Truong Tan Sang reiterated Viet Nam's desire to deepen ties with Venezuela to benefit both countries during talks with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros in Ha Noi yesterday.
World's parliaments key to sustainability
President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury, yesterday emphasised the need for parliaments in all countries to carry out Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
HCM city told to aim for the top in SE Asia
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged HCM City to become one of Southeast Asia's major centres for finance, trade, science and technology by 2020.
NA Chairman meets Japanese parliament speaker in New York
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung had a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Tadamori Oshima today while attending the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New York, the United States.
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A report by market research company Epinion and media communications agency OMD Viet Nam shows that fewer than a third of Viet Nam's 14.4 million youngsters aged from 13 to 21 year are not comfortable talking to their friends in person. Most say they'd rather use a chat app.

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A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail

It is just after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted.

Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.

Planning sector needs much simplification Planning sector needs much simplification

Over the years, a total of 71 legal documents and ordinances and 73 decrees have been enacted by the National Assembly and the Government to regulate planning in Viet Nam.