Tuyen Quang urged to reinforce political system, party-building
Tuyen Quang Province should pay more attention to reinforcing its political system, particularly regarding Party-building efforts, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.
President Sang meets entrepreneurs
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met 10 outstanding young entrepreneurs given the 2014 Red Star Award for business achievements and delegates attending the upcoming 4th Congress of the Viet Nam Young Entrepreneuers Association.
VN seeks int'l backing at maritime gathering
Viet Nam has appealed to countries within the region and beyond to join ASEAN's efforts in promoting the common interests of peace, stability, and maritime security, safety, and freedom.
PM hosts National Day banquet
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday chaired a reception with international diplomats to mark the 69th Viet Nam National Day on Tuesday.
NA chief meets Japanese delegation
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung wants to improve ties between young Vietnamese and Japanese politicians.
China visit proves fruitful for envoy
Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Le Hai Binh, said the China visit by Politburo member Le Hong Anh as Special Envoy of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, was fruitful in several ways.
Brazilian ambassador bids farewell to PM Dung
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung praised Brazilian Ambassador Vitoria Alice Cleaver for her contributions to the Brazilian-Vietnamese relationship during a meeting in Hanoi on August 28.
Party leader hails Ha Giang's efforts to achieve growth
Ha Giang Province maintained GDP growth at a steady 10.35 per cent during the 2011-13 period, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.
VN and China agree to restore relationship
The Party, State and people of Viet Nam have always attached great importance to pursuing the consolidation of Viet Nam and China's comprehensive strategic partnership, together with the Party, State and people of China, and ensuring the partnership's sound and long-lasting stable development.
PM Dung delivers strong pep talk to Cabinet over economy
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given his ministers a far reaching pep talk on improving the economy.
Maritime security  labelled a priority by ASEAN states
Representatives of ASEAN countries met yesterday to review maritime co-operation and security among regional members at the opening of the 5th ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-5).
Cameras won't do enough to stop traffic congestion

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers their opinions on whether installing traffic cameras in many downtown streets in Ha Noi and other major cities in the country will partly solve traffic congestion, chaos in Viet Nam.

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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.