Party leader calls for further solidarity to tap future opportunities
The nation has its eye on great opportunities and chances ahead, requiring the whole Party, people, and army to strengthen consensus and utilise all resources and creativity to push the country forward in its path of renewal and development, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has stated.
VN, US to work for peace, prosperity
The seventh Viet Nam-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue, chaired by Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc and US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar, ended yesterday in Ha Noi.
New rural areas a top priority: PM
Developing rural areas was one of the Government's highest priorities, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told an online conference on Thursday.
Deputy PM holds bilateral talks in Davos, VN backs global food security
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings on Thursday, on the cusp of the 45th annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
VN praises Cuba-US talks on ties
Viet Nam supports the normalisation of the Cuba-US relationship and views the ongoing high-level talks on the resumption of diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba is a significant step towards a new period in the countries' relationship, Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesperson Pham Thu Hang said at a press briefing yesterday in Ha Noi.
President bids farewell to Mexican Ambassador
President Truong Tan Sang congratulated outgoing Mexican Ambassador Gilberto Limon Enriquez on successfully completing his working term in Viet Nam at a farewell reception yesterday in Ha Noi.
VN braces for impact of plunging oil prices
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday chaired a meeting with ministries and sectors to cope with the impact of plunging oil prices on the nation's economy in 2015.
Leaders meet Lao Deputy PM and delegation in capital
President Truong Tan Sang greeted Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somsavad Lengsavath and the Lao government's delegation yesterday in Ha Noi.
VN committed to realising TPP
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.
VN backs IPU on peace and growth
The last working session of the National Assembly Standing Committee, which concluded yesterday, focused discussions on the upcoming 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU132).
UN official pledges climate change help
Chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, promised to stand side by side with Viet Nam in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change at a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Ha Noi yesterday.
Is the new policy on small bill donations extreme?
Is the new policy on small bill donations extreme?

In the Vietnamese tradition, people donate small bills to pagodas and temples after worship, and to wish for good luck. Note exchange services have even popped up around pagodas and temples, alongside traditional vendors with flowers, food and votive offerings.

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VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

VN Railway Authority head found dead VN Railway Authority head found dead

Director of Viet Nam Railway Authority Nguyen Huu Thang was found dead in his office yesterday in Ha Noi.

Student looks to improve traffic 2    Student looks to improve traffic

South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.