Hungary's top prosecutor in VN
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday praised joint efforts by Viet Nam and Hungary to raise staff quality in the procuracy sector.
VN, Laos talk human rights
Viet Nam and Laos should share experience and promote long-term co-operation in dealing with issues relating to human rights, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told visiting Lao Minister and Head of the President's Office and Chairman of the National Committee for Human Rights Phongsavath Boupha yesterday.
Minister, SBV chief face tough questions from NA deputies
The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Nguyen Minh Quang, faced a tough morning of questions from National Assembly (NA) deputies at the Standing Committee's thirty-first session yesterday.
Nguyen Thien Nhan remains Fatherland Front chief
Nguyen Thien Nhan will stay on as president of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) for the next five years.
Ly Son Island joins power grid
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung initiated the building of a 27km underground cable connecting Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai to the national electricity grid yesterday.
Deputy PM: Peace, development interlinked
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh stressed to the international community that Viet Nam believed that respect for international law was the foundation of peace, security, stability and sustainable development.
Ministry to clarify law on sea, islands
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung yesterday ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to clarify the draft law on sea and island resources and environment.
Foreign Minister makes friends on UN sidelines
Viet Nam wanted to enhance co-operation with Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela and Grenada in all fields, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on Thursday.
Rise in trade, investment ties with Japan
Viet Nam wished to enhance its collaboration with Japan in a bid to develop the strategic partnership in a long-term manner, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told Japanese Ambassador to Viet Nam Hiroshi Fukada during a reception yesterday.
More Finns likely to invest in VN
Finnish enterprises said they were impressed by Viet Nam's investment potential during a working session with Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai yesterday in Helsinki .
VN supports fight against terrorism
Viet Nam supported efforts by the international community to combat all forms of terrorism, including acts of violence and extremism, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh said at a press conference in Ha Noi yesterday.
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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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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 1    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.