President Pro Tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy arrived in Ha Noi yesterday, beginning his five-day official visit to Viet Nam, which aims at further develop bilateral relations.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met Lord Mayor of the City of London Fiona Woolf on Tuesday, as part of his visit to the United Kingdom.
National Assembly deputies have called for a faster promotion process and greater clarity on policies regarding titles and salaries for army officers.
Viet Nam always treasures ties with traditional friends and stands ready to expand all-round cooperation with Mongolia, including in the field of justice, President Truong Tan Sang has said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with the newly accredited ambassadors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Myanmar in Ha Noi, yesterday.
President expresses importance of ties to Russian Foreign Minister
Viet Nam attaches special importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia.
NA deputies discuss their responsibilities
Deputies of the National Assembly Standing Committee agreed at their 27th working session yesterday that the position of NA delegations should be made clear so that members could actively fulfill their roles in making laws and receiving inquiries from local voters.
Party chief seeks stronger trade ties with Morocco
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday he hoped that Viet Nam and Morocco would create policies to improve investment and trade.
New fishing surveillance force formed to protect sea territory
Viet Nam has set up a fishing surveillance force to ensure the enforcement of fishing laws at sea.
Deputy PM receives Sunwah Group head
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday received Jonathan Choi, Chairman of Hong Kong's Sunwah Group and Sunwah Foundation – a charitable arm of the group that has financed many educational and cultural projects in Viet Nam.
VN, Russia may team up to fight corruption
Government Inspector General Huynh Phong Tranh studied how Russian agencies fought corruption during the second day of his visit to the European country, which began on Sunday.
Do you have book-streets in your city?

Ha Noi will host a book festival between April 20-26 to celebrate Viet Nam's Book Day (April 4) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23). The event is intended to honour reading culture and create an opportunity for authors to introduce their works to readers.

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Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.