Viet Nam needs about 6,000 graduates or holders of higher degrees to work in the atomic energy sector, including nuclear power, to meet national atomic energy development targets by 2020.
Viet Nam has condemned China for dredging channels around Drummond Island, a small part of Viet Nam's Hoang Sa archipelago (Paracel Islands).
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi is leading a delegation on a US visit this week at the invitation of the US Department of State.
Southeast Asia and Europe will work together to make each area strong, officials from both regions agreed at a conference this week in Belgium.
PM receives Tony Blair
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday received the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair, during his first visit to Viet Nam.
WB pledges loans to Viet Nam
The World Bank (WB) has committed to providing preferential loans to Viet Nam through 2017.
Deputy PM works to strengthen ties with EU countries
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with several senior diplomats from the EU ahead of the opening of the 20th ASEAN-EU Foreign Ministerial Meeting in Brussels yesterday.
Hoa Lo revolutionary soldiers honoured
President Truong Tan Sang has said the combative spirit and sacrifice of revolutionary soldiers who were held at Hoa Lo Prison in Ha Noi were everlasting examples in the cause of national construction and defence.
US Senate body ratifies civilian nuke deal with Viet Nam
The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on July 22 approved the US - Viet Nam agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation.
Viet Nam concerned about violation escalation in Gaza
Viet Nam is extremely concerned about violation escalation in Gaza and calls for intensified efforts by the international community to achieve an immediate ceasefire, said a Vietnamese representative at the United Nations.
Viet Nam suggests closer anti-crime cooperation with Sri Lanka
Viet Nam appreciates cooperation with Sri Lankan law enforcement agencies in the sharing of information on operations of international terrorists and trans-national organised criminals, standing Deputy Minister of Public Security, Sen. Lieut. Gen Dang Van Hieu has said.
Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?

The Ministry of Health is drafting a plan to ban the sale of alcohol after 10pm in a bid to curb alcohol abuse in Viet Nam, which often leads to traffic accidents and domestic violence.


Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.