NA leader welcomes foreign guests to IPU-132
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung hosted a reception today for President of the German Parliament, Norbert Lammert, who is in Ha Noi to attend the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-132).
Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd Assembly opens in Ha Noi
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung rang the gong this evening kicking off the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) at the National Convention Centre in Ha Noi.
State President receives IPU executive committee
President Truong Tan Sang hosted today a reception for members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) executive committee who are in Ha Noi to attend the 132nd IPU Assembly (IPU-132). 
Party leader Trong receives top Cambodian legislator
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met this morning with President of the Cambodia National Assembly Heng Samrin in Ha Noi. During their meeting, Trong called for further co-operation between the two countries' assemblies.
Women parliamentarians discuss realising gender equality frameworks
Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung re-affirmed Viet Nam's long-time policy in promoting gender equality and empowering women at the 21st Meeting of the Women Parliamentarians at the 132nd Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Ha Noi this morning.
Leaders welcome IPU guests
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday met with President of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury, and the IPU Executive Committee, who are in Ha Noi to attend the 132nd IPU Assembly.
President Truong Tan Sang made a working visit to Hai Phong yesterday and attended the inauguration of an LG technology complex built at Trang Due Industrial Park.
Ambassadors and leaders of international organisations talk about Viet Nam's contributions to the development of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and its role in solving global problems.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has inspected security and health services at the My Dinh national conference centre ahead of the opening of the Inter Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly.
National Assembly Vice-chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has said she hoped Vietnamese and Cuban lawmakers would work together to enhance mutual understanding and co-operation.
National Assembly (NA) Vice-chairman, Huynh Ngoc Son, said Viet Nam placed high importance on forging multifaceted co-operation with Switzerland.
Can doctors refuse patients?

One of Viet Nam's best doctors at the National Obstetrics Hospital refused to operate on a patient this week. He said his schedule was too full and her case wasn't as much of an emergency as others.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.