VN slams China's ‘inhumane action'
Viet Nam strongly condemned "inhumane action" against its fishermen operating legally in the country's waters, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said yesterday.
Violating firms could face criminal charges
Economic legal entities such as companies and groups may face criminal punishment in addition to civil penalties for breaking the law.
Lao leaders pledge to promote ‘special ties' during visit to VN
General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Lao President Choummaly Sayasone toured Viet Nam from August 18-21 at the invitation of Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Central Committee General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
Military told to target smugglers
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the military to heighten its patrol of land and sea borders to help prevent smuggling and trade fraud.
President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.
Local organisations oppose use of force in Gaza
Four Vietnamese mass organisations yesterday opposed the use of force against civilians in the Gaza Strip and urged concerned parties to immediately negotiate for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
NA Vice Chairwoman receives UAE ambassador
National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Vietnam, Khalid Ibrahim Abdulaziz Shohail Al-Qahtani, in Ha Noi on August 20.
Viet Nam to deepen ties with Mexico
Viet Nam wants to deepen co-operation with Mexico in all fields and reach an agreement on establishing a joint committee on trade, investment and economic co-operation.
Viet Nam wishes for closer links with Netherlands
Viet Nam attached much importance to developing its friendship and all-round ties with the Netherlands, which can be considered a model of effective relations between the country and a European state, said National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu.
PM seeks comprehensive review of business sectors
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday sought a thorough review of the list of sectors where business is either banned or regulated, to create the best possible environment for people and enterprises.
Viet Nam aims to foster bonds with Cambodia
Viet Nam gives priority to developing neighbourly relations, friendship and co-operation with Cambodia.
Will traffic cameras solve street gridlock in Viet Nam? 1   

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a proposal to test traffic cameras in many capital city streets to make sure car drivers are staying on the right side of the roads and observing all the other traffic rules.


Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.