VN, Laos, Cambodia to beef up triangle economy
The Prime Ministers of Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia, Nguyen Tan Dung, Thongsinh Thammavong and Hun Sen, yesterday agreed to promote the development of rubber production within their borders.
Viet Nam, Russia prioritise energy cooperation
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Russian President Putin have emphasised the priority to develop cooperation in energy with focus on oil and gas and nuclear power during their talks in Sochi city, Russia, on November 25.
Changes made to civil enforcement law
Lawmakers adopted amendments to the Law on Civil Enforcement and discussed better ways of defining private ownership during their plenary session yesterday.
Party leader, Russian PM agree on major boost to bilateral trade
In Sochi city yesterday, Party General Secretary Trong and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev agreed to work harder to raise bilateral trade to US$7 billion by 2015 and $10 billion by 2020.
President bids farewell to Bangladesh envoy Chakman
President Truong Tan Sang received outgoing Bangladeshi Ambassador to Viet Nam Supradip Chakman in Ha Noi yesterday.
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday hailed the role of trade villages in national socio-economic development during a reception for 40 artisans from traditional villages producing goods like embroidery, pottery and bamboo.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told officials from the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to tap into their province's agriculture and forestry potential at a working session yesterday in Ha Noi.
The friendship parliamentarians' groups of Viet Nam and Brazil are expected to act as a bridge between the two countries' national assemblies and parliamentarians.
Deputies discuss local government
Deputies at the ongoing eighth session of the 13th National Assembly yesterday debated the supervision of power during discussions on a draft Law on Local Government Organisation.
Party Secretary General meets Russian officials
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with top Russian legislators yesterday as part of his visit to the country.
PM attends Development Triangle Summit in Laos
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in the Lao capital of Vientiane yesterday to attend the eighth Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Summit.
Share with us the pros and cons of the upcoming "Facebook at Work"

Facebook is preparing Facebook at Work - a website that allows users to chat with colleagues, network with other professionals and collaborate on documents. It is Facebook's attempt at competing with other professional social-media sites such as LinkedIn, according to a Financial Times article published on November 16.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.