Prime Minister attends 26th ASEAN Summit
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Kuala Lumpur yesterday to attend the 26th ASEAN Summit, at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
VN pushes nuclear weapons-free zones
Viet Nam's Permanent Representative to the United Nations said the country was willing to work closely with other states to strengthen nuclear weapons-free zones.
Viet Nam sends condolences over earthquake tragedy
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung extended condolences yesterday to Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala due to the mounting death toll caused by a devastating earthquake on April 25.
President attends 60th Bandung anniversary
Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang joined world leaders from some 100 Asian and African nations in a ceremony held yesterday to mark 60 years of the Asian-African Conference (1955-2015), or the Bandung Conference, in Indonesia's Bandung city.
US offers funds for bomb clearances
Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh, has welcomed the US's move to double its funding for clearing Unexploded Ordnances (UXOs), saying it would help Viet Nam deal better with the aftermath of the war and enable people to live in peace.
New Canadian law hurtful:VN
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh yesterday said Viet Nam "vehemently protests" Canada's passage of the S-129 Bill or the so-called Journey to Freedom Day Act.
President forges stronger ties with Asia and Africa
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met with leaders of several Asian and African nations at the plenary and closing sessions of the 2015 Asian African Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Cao Bang advised to use untapped strengths
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday said the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang has a lot of untapped potential for development.
Deputy PM hails Laos's achievements
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed Bouasone Bouphavanh, head of the Lao Party Central Committee's Commission for Economic Development Strategy Research, in Ha Noi yesterday.
Party delegation on European visit
Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, Hoang Binh Quan, led a delegation on a working visit to Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary from April 16-23.
Call to make haste on TPP agreement
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan called for a prompt signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, describing it as a crucial step toward an elevated Asian- Pacific nexus.
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The HCM City-based Vietnamese American Vocational Training College (VATC) announced last week that it will forbid its lecturers from being involved in romantic relations with its students.


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Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

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Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

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An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

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Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

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The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.