President Sang also met yesterday with Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Semjen Zsolt and Deputy Speaker of the nation's National Assembly Latorcal Jano, both of whom are in Ha Noi to attend the IPU-132.
The National Assembly (NA) and people of Viet Nam hope to strengthen the nation's strategic partnership with Indonesia to promote peace and prosperity in the region and the world, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said yesterday.
National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son hosted a reception for Choe Jin-su, Chairman of the Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea, in Ha Noi yesterday.
In separate receptions, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung received Pakistan's National Assembly Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi and Morocco's President of the House of Councillors Mohamed Cheik Biadillah in Ha Noi yesterday.
Viet Nam consistently prioritises the enhancement of traditional friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive co-operation with Laos, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung told his Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou yesterday.
Viet Nam backs India's Act East policy and comprehensive connectivity with Southeast Asia, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong told Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in Ha Noi yesterday.
Swedish Parliament Speaker Urban Ahlin begins his official five-day visit to Viet Nam today alongside Sweden's participation in the ongoing IPU-132.
Peace and security are prerequisites for sustainable development and building a sustainable peace based on international law would benefit all nations, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said yesterday.
Vietnamese defence delegation attends UN peacekeeping conference
Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference held in the UN headquarters in New York City on March 27 and 28.
Viet Nam backs UN development reforms
Viet Nam supported endeavours to reform UN development and promised to use inter-governmental negotiations to achieve it.
Association discusses role of public, media relations
Public and media relations came into focus at the conference of the IPU-132's Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments (ASGP) yesterday.
Can doctors refuse patients? 2   

One of Viet Nam's best doctors at the National Obstetrics Hospital refused to operate on a patient this week. He said his schedule was too full and her case wasn't as much of an emergency as others.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.