Lao, Vietnamese leaders meet
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for his visiting Lao counterpart Somsavath Lengsavad in Ha Noi yesterday.
Lawyers join corruption fight
Members of the Viet Nam Lawyers Association must contribute to the fight against corruption, President Truong Tan Sang said on Saturday at the Viet Nam Lawyers Association's national conference in Ha Noi.
VN, Singapore link up in crime
Viet Nam and Singapore have agreed to strengthen co-operation in dealing with traditional and non-traditional security threats, with a particular focus on fighting organised international crime.
Ugandan Deputy PM arrives
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Ha Noi yesterday for his Ugandan counterpart, Henry Kajura Muganwa, who is on a Viet Nam visit at the invitation of the T&T Corporation.
Yen Bai provided help to narrow development gap
The Government will pay special attention to creating sustainable growth in Yen Bai so that the northern mountainous province can gradually narrow the development gap with other localities nationwide, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.
Sang honours Hung Kings
State President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Viet Nam's founding fathers, the Hung Kings at their national temple in the northern province of Phu Tho yesterday.
ADB pledges further support for Viet Nam
President Truong Tan Sang has called for the continued support of the Asian Development Bank to ensure the country's sustainable economic growth.
PM backs ASEAN health links
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on ASEAN nations to ensure that all people in the region have access to quality medical services.
PM receives Asian media reps
The freedom of the press was a fundamental civil right, but its implementation must comply with legal regulations to ensure the liberties of one party did not infringe on those of another, PM Nguyen Tan Dung said on September 18.
President greets new envoys
State President Truong Tan Sang met with the new ambassadors of the Republic of Sierra Leone, the Republic of Iceland, the Republic of Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Guatemala, the Republic of Gruzia, and the Republic of Mali who presented their credentials in Hanoi on September 17.
VN, US bolster ties with eye on TPP
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met with US parliamentarians and businesses on Tuesday to discuss ways to enhance bilateral economic and trade ties with a focus on the acceleration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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Health authorities in Ha Noi are faced with the problem of trying to prevent modern, hygienic abattoirs worth millions of dollars from closing down.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.