Viet Nam, Cuba to bolster legislative ties
President Truong Tan Sang held a meeting yesterday with head of the People's Supreme Court of Cuba Ruben Remigio Ferro, during which he said Viet Nam was willing to share its experiences and wanted to learn from Cuba's legislative sector.
Mekong-Japan relations to foster ASEAN integration
Japan-Mekong co-operation is necessary for the Mekong sub-region's socio-economic development and the ASEAN integration process, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at the seventh Mekong-Japan Summit held in Tokyo on Saturday.
Open dialogue can resolve differences: Party leader
Viet Nam and the United States have just celebrated the 40th anniversary of the end of the war between them, and are going to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. How do you evaluate the relationship at this point? What are the remaining challenges? What can the US do to further improve it?
PM sees new options for Japan firms
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Viet Nam had room for growth and could give Japanese firms new opportunities at a business forum held with the five Mekong Delta countries yesterday in Tokyo.
Deputy PM lauds tunnel project
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on Thursday visited the construction site of the Deo Ca Tunnel Project which will connect the two central provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa.
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong, will pay an official visit to the US from July 6 to July 10 following an invitation from the US administration.
Viet Nam must work harder to support its numerous ethnicities, who mainly reside in remote, mountainous regions, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said during a conference on Thursday reviewing policies on ethnic minority groups.
The Government must step up law enforcement on corruption crimes, according to a forum held yesterday by the Party Central Committee's Internal Affairs Commission.
About 100 lawyers and jurists will provide free legal advice to those lodging complaints or denunciations with the Central Citizen Reception Committee's Office in Ha Noi.
ASEAN to curb ‘irregular movement of persons'
Viet Nam has affirmed it will work closely with regional countries in dealing with the "irregular movement of persons in Southeast Asia."
Leaders welcome Clinton, laud role in normalisation of US ties
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has re-affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State are making efforts to boost relations between Viet Nam and the US for the long-term benefit of both peoples.


Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.