Religious dignitaries have urged the Viet Nam Fatherland Front (VFF) to work harder in the role as a bridge linking the Party, State and people with religious followers.
Corporate governance is the most important factor along with sustainable development in attracting investors, boosting capital markets and bringing benefits to the economies of ASEAN member countries, especially Viet Nam, delegates told a seminar here yesterday.
NA leader visits US state once home to Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese National Assembly members discussed measures to enhance collaboration between the US state of Massachusetts and Vietnamese localities during meetings in the state yesterday.
Viet Nam's Assembly Chairman meets with Cuban, US lawmakers
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung suggested Vietnamese and Cuban legislative bodies share information in a bid to increase their co-operation.
VN President attends ceremony in China marking end of WWII
President Truong Tan Sang joined 30 heads of state and government leaders and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Beijing yesterday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism during World War II.
On the air
Nhan Dan television channel officially made its debut and started broadcasting in Ha Noi on Tuesday. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, who attended the launch ceremony, asked the channel to promote Party guidelines, State policies and laws among people from all walks of life.
National Assembly leader attends conference of parliament speakers
Implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) is the responsibility of the entire parliament, each member of parliament and the whole political system of each nation, stated National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Viet Nam values ties  with neighbours
President Truong Tan Sang received Cambodia's deputy Prime Minister Men Xom On yesterday and thanked the Cambodian delegation for their presence at the 70th anniversary of Viet Nam's National Day and August Revolution celebrations.
Prime Minister renews calls to ensure macroeconomic stability
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to stabilising the macro economy, maintaining tight control on inflation and nurturing economic growth at a meeting held on Monday and Tuesday in Ha Noi.
Massive parade marks 70 years of independence
The largest-ever parade in the country was held this morning in Ha Noi to commemorate 70 years since the day late President Ho Chi Minh made the Independence Declaration.
NA leader busy with bilateral meetings in New York
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held bilateral meetings with top legislators from China and Belarus, the President of the UN General Assembly and the IPU President in New York today on the sidelines of the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. 
Do you think that one can survive in cities with only $155 a month?

A proposal to increase the minimum wage of workers starting next year has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval. Workers of private companies and organisations living in big cities like Ha Noi, Hai Phong and HCM City have a minimum wage of VND3.5 million (US$155) a month.

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A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail

It is just after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted.

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.

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.

Planning sector needs much simplification Planning sector needs much simplification

Over the years, a total of 71 legal documents and ordinances and 73 decrees have been enacted by the National Assembly and the Government to regulate planning in Viet Nam.