Leaders honour Ho Chi Minh
Senior Vietnamese Party and State leaders yesterday paid their respects to the late President Ho Chi Minh and his great contributions to the nation's revolutionary cause.
Viet Nam delegation attends APEC Energy Ministers Meeting
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung attended the 11th APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Energy Ministers Meeting (EMM11) in Beijing yesterday.
President speaks on defending national interest
President Truong Tan Sang, also a Politburo member, spoke to Tap chi Cong san (Communist Review) about the sacred task of protecting national independence, sovereignty, unification and territorial integrity amid the onslaught of globalisation. The following are excerpts:
President meets Japanese diplomats
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met a delegation of young parliamentarians from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.
Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defence, yesterday welcomed Scot Marciel, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State at the US Department of State's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs who is on a working visit to Viet Nam.
The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) wanted to enhance its ties with the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV), General Secretary of the CPA, Bob Briton, said on his first visit to Viet Nam, which ends today.
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.
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.
NA chief meets Japanese delegation
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung wants to improve ties between young Vietnamese and Japanese politicians.
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.