Viet Nam values strong ties with Germany in all fields
The Viet Nam National Assembly strongly supported ties between Viet Nam and Germany, Viet Nam's chief legislator has said.
VN concerned by Ukraine crisis
Viet Nam is consistently monitoring the Ukrainian crisis and is concerned about the complicated developments in the country's eastern provinces, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh stated yesterday at the regular press briefing.
President sends sympathy to RoK
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent a message of sympathy to President Park Geun-hye over a ferry disaster, on Wednesday, off the coast of the Republic of Korea.
NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting co-operation
Viet Nam attaches great importance to its relations with the United States and is determined to implement agreements in the spirit of comprehensive partnership between the two countries, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said on April 17.
Lawmakers discuss budget
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed with a Government report that said ministries, agencies and localities performed well in their budget collections, planning and spending.
Deputy PM Ninh meets Lord Mayor of London
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.
NA calls for faster army promotions
National Assembly deputies have called for a faster promotion process and greater clarity on policies regarding titles and salaries for army officers.
President receives Mongolian Prosecutor
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.
PM greets new UAE, Myanmar ambassadors
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with the newly accredited ambassadors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Myanmar in Ha Noi, yesterday.
US Senator starts official VN visit
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.
President expresses importance of ties to Russian Foreign Minister
Viet Nam attaches special importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia.
What is your take on Viet Nam's beer consumption?
What is your take on Viet Nam's beer consumption?

A recent report by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association said the country consumed more than 3 billion litres of beer last year.

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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.