Lao PM hails military ties
Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong applauded effective co-operation between Viet Nam's and Laos' armies, which has helped them build peaceful, stable borders.
Diplomats win Golden Star
The diplomatic sector received the Golden Star Order – the noblest order of Viet Nam — for the second time at a ceremony marking its 70th founding anniversary (August 28, 1945) in Ha Noi yesterday.
Venezuelan President to visit
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros will pay an official visit to Viet Nam from August 30 to 31 at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
VN's world integration lacks the right mindset
There were many shortcomings in Viet Nam's efforts to push for international integration including insufficient awareness about the process and a lack of a proactive mindset at some Government ministries and local authorities.
President honours achievements of nation's revolutionary prisoners
The Party and State always bears in mind the great contributions rendered by revolutionary prisoners to national independence, President Truong Tan Sang said at a reception for them in Ha Noi yesterday.
Deputy PM promotes ties with Israel at Ha Noi reception
Viet Nam wanted to promote its friendship with Israel, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh told Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely at a reception in Ha Noi yesterday.
NA vice chairwoman welcomes Japanese official
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan suggested increased exchanges between Vietnamese and Japanese legislatures during a working session with President of the House of Councillors of Japan, Masaaki Yamazaki, in Tokyo yesterday.
Viet Kieu return for National Day, August Revolution celebrations
Thirty-two outstanding Vietnamese expatriates from around the world to join celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).
NA discusses cutting death penalty crimes
Talk of abolishing the death penalty for several crimes continued to divide National Assembly (NA) deputies yesterday as they discussed the draft Criminal Code.
ASEAN learns from EU's conception
The birth of the European Union would help the ASEAN Community build a compassionate, sharing society for the people of Southeast Asia by the end of the year.
VN, Laos step up corruption fight
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the Commission for Inspection of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee to closely co-ordinate and regularly share experience in inspections and anti-corruption work.
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A report by market research company Epinion and media communications agency OMD Viet Nam shows that fewer than a third of Viet Nam's 14.4 million youngsters aged from 13 to 21 year are not comfortable talking to their friends in person. Most say they'd rather use a chat app.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.