City voters commend NA officials' transparency
Voters in HCM City yesterday praised National Assembly deputies for their open discussions on shortcomings in criminal procedural activities.
VN to bolster technology, trade relations with Israel
More effort should be made to expand trade with Israel to US$2 billion this year and higher in the following years, said Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Economic Affairs, Vuong Dinh Hue.
Tech, taxes keys to competitiveness
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called on provinces and sectors to improve the business environment and strengthen the economy's ability to compete regionally.
Pasteur Institute wins health title
The Pasteur Institute in HCM City was awarded the Labour Hero of the Renewal Era title yesterday for its contributions to public health.
Viet Nam, Laos in border trade deal
Viet Nam and Laos signed a bilateral border trade agreement in Cua Lo Town, Nghe An Province, on Saturday.
Party chief bids adieu to DPRK ambassador
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday praised the positive contributions made by outgoing ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Chang II, to enhancing bilateral relations.
PM receives Japanese envoy ahead of summit
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a reception for Japanese Ambassador to Viet Nam Hiroshi Fukada in Ha Noi yesterday, on the threshold of his working visit to Japan to attend the 7th Mekong – Japan Summit.
Latest NA session ends with call to strengthen national sovereignty
The National Assembly (NA) concluded the ninth meeting of the 13th legislature in Ha Noi yesterday with a call for stepped up efforts to protect national sovereignty through increased international co-operation.
Navy receives maps of Hoang Sa, Truong Sa
The Ministry of Information and Communication has delivered a documentation collection, ‘Map Exhibition of Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) of Viet Nam – Historical and Legal Evidence,' to the navy force.
China returns boat, fishermen it seized off central coast
Seventeen fishermen and one of two fishing boats seized by the China Coast Guard in the sea off Viet Nam's central Quang Binh Province earlier this month have been returned.
Deputy PM, Indonesian leader discuss maritime co-operation
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh urged boosting maritime co-operation with Indonesia during a working trip to Jakarta.
What do you think of the way youngsters apply global trends, including the ‘kiss cam'?
What do you think of the way youngsters apply global trends, including the ‘kiss cam'? 2   

Youngsters in Viet Nam are quickly catching up with global trends. Some trends are welcomed by the local community, but others are not.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.