Chairman of the Viet Nam National Assembly, Nguyen Sinh Hung, will lead a delegation to the 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-35) being held in Vientiane, Laos, from September 15-20.
Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a reception in Ha Noi on Friday for visiting South Korean Air Force Chief of Staff, Choi Cha-Kyu.
Representatives from the northern province of Vinh Phuc presented business opportunities to more than 70 South African enterprises at a conference in Johannesburg, one of South Africa's economic and financial hubs.
VN, Australia vow more co-operation
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong urged Viet Nam and Australia to bolster economic and trade ties as he welcomed Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Bronwyn Bishop on Saturday during her official visit to Ha Noi, which wrapped up yesterday.
PM praises former Japanese leader
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hailed the contributions of former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio to the friendship and co-operation between Viet Nam and Japan.
Australian speaker visits Viet Nam
Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives, Bronwyn Bishop, is on an official visit to Viet Nam until Sunday.
VN relations with India ‘have never been better'
The warm friendship between Viet Nam and India founded by President Ho Chi Minh and India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru has been fostered by successive generations of leaders and people of both countries. How do you assess relations between two countries today?
Viet Nam, Cambodia look forward 5 billion USD trade
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Nam Hong expressed their resolve to lift two-way trade to 5 billion USD by the end of 2015.
Vietnam, Italy to turn economic ties into pillar of strategic partnership
Viet Nam and Italy wish to turn their economic cooperation into the centrepiece of their strategic partnership, Deputy Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son and his Italian counterpart Benedetto Della Vedova said.
8th ASEAN Education Ministers' Meeting convenes in Laos
The 8th ASEAN Education Ministers' Meeting (ASED) commenced in Laos' capital Vientiane on September 11.
Viet Nam, France to boost tourism partnership
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai held a meeting with National Secretary of the French Communist Party (PCF) Pierre Laurent on September 11 during his working visit to France.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.