PM welcomes Brunei envoy
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has reiterated Viet Nam's willingness to work with Brunei, Malaysia, and Singapore to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations at the earliest.
NA deputies seek greater clarity around new identification cards
Lawmakers yesterday stressed the need for further elaboration of principles related to managing information relating to the new citizens' identity card so as to ensure privacy and protection of the holders' rights and benefits.
Legislators call for better quality laws
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday urged for better quality draft laws to match the revised Constitution before they are presented to the National Assembly (NA).
President praises Chinese support
Viet Nam always bears in mind the assistance provided by Chinese advisors and experts during its anti-French resistance war, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
President hails Truong Son veterans
President Truong Tan Sang said war veterans and former young volunteers would continue to inspire young generations.
Prompt action on petitions called for
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded that complaints and denunciations be handled in line with the law, ensuring the legitimate rights and interests of citizens.
Investment law examined
The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday took a close look at draft revisions and amendments to the 2005 Investment Law.
Forum focuses on developing regional economic linkages
The governments of Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam should invest more in transport infrastructure in order to boost economic connectivity, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a forum in Buon Ma Thuot City in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak yesterday.
NA examines revised Enterprise Law
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed that it was necessary to revise the Enterprise Law in order to enforce the Constitution, especially taking into consideration the relationship between the State, market, and businesses, as they discussed the revised bill on the 2005 Enterprise Law.
ASEAN countries increase cultural links
Culture has been the major bridge connecting countries in the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN), so the cooperation framework for culture should be strengthened, said Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.
President receives US Senator
President Truong Tan Sang has praised the commitment of the United States towards strengthening its long-term interests in peace, stability, co-operation and development in the Asia-Pacific.
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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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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.