President Truong Tan Sang yesterday told visiting Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen in Ha Noi that corporate co-operation in trade and investment should be promoted between the two countries.
Viet Nam would do its utmost to successfully organise the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) General Assembly next year in Ha Noi, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said yesterday at a meeting with the union's new Secretary General, Martin Chungong, in Ha Noi.
Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Naryshkin Sergey Evgenievich will make an official visit to Viet Nam from December 2.
Visiting Hungarian president Ader Janos said Viet Nam and Hungary had huge potential for co-operation in wastewater treatment, clean water supply and climate change adaptation at a forum on water resources yesterday in Ha Noi.
NA wraps up busy 33-day eighth session
Eighteen laws and 11 resolutions were passed and 12 draft laws and many important socio-economic issues considered at the eighth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) that ended yesterday.
NA okays vocational training law
The National Assembly yesterday approved an amended Law on Occupational Education after 55 per cent of deputies voted for the changes.
Defence Minister greets Ukrainian vets, RoK Ambassador
Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a reception in Ha Noi yesterday for Ukrainian veterans who assisted Viet Nam during the war of resistance.
Army official meets Chinese commander
The Chief of General Staff of the Viet Nam People's Army, Sen. Lt. Gen. Do Ba Ty, met with the Commander of the Guangxi province's military zone, Maj. Gen. Xiao Yun Hong, in Ha Noi yesterday.
Thai PM's visit to boost friendship: PM Dung
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday told his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha that his visit to Viet Nam soon after taking office was a vivid manifestation of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
VN, Belarus to tap high trade potential
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong discussed trade with Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich in Minsk yesterday during a two-day official visit.
Viet Nam, Hungary to facilitate market access for business sector
Viet Nam and Hungary will try and make it easier for their businesses to research markets and seek partners in an effort to tap trade potential.
How to stop school bullying?

Many students in Ha Noi are victims of bullying at school, including sexual harassment, according to a survey by the Institute of Social and Medical Sciences and Plan Viet Nam released this week.


Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.