Party leader thanks national volunteers
Caring for those who rendered service to the nation, including former youth volunteers, was the responsibility of the Party, State, and the entire society, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
PM calls for university autonomy
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged the education sector to accelerate granting autonomy to State-run universities, a move he described would be a breakthrough in improving tertiary education quality.
Envoy visits China in bid to renew ties
Politburo member Le Hong Anh yesterday met Wang Jiarui, Vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
ASEAN ministers gather in Myanmar for economic talks
Economic ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathered in Myanmar's administrative capital Nay Pyi Taw yesterday to discuss matters related to economic integration, forming the ASEAN Economic Community and visions for the post-AEC.
President urges continued judicial reform
Human resources training was critical for judicial reform, President Truong Tan Sang said at a working session between the Central Steering Committee for Judicial Reform and leaders of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuracy.
EU, VN aim to conclude free trade negotiations
Viet Nam and the European Union would strive to end negotiations for the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) before October.
World Bank VP praises green growth strategy
World Bank Vice President Rachel Kyte said yesterday she highly valued Viet Nam's green growth strategy and the measures it was taking to cope with climate change.
Leaders welcome Indian FM
Receiving Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday, President Truong Tan Sang expressed delight at the development of economic and trade ties between the two countries.
President urges firm protection of national independence, territorial integrity
President Truong Tan Sang has urged the nation as a whole to uphold vigilance and resolve to firmly safeguard the motherland's independence, freedom, national unification and territorial integrity in any circumstance, on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day.
Special Envoy's China visit seeks healthy ties: spokesman
Politburo member Le Hong Anh's visit to China aims to seek measures to prevent the reoccurrence of the tense incidents that happened recently, Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on August 25.
VN to host ASEAN maritime forums
The 5th ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-5) and the 3rd Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum (EAMF-3) will be held in the central city of Da Nang from August 26-28.
Will traffic cameras solve street gridlock in Viet Nam?
Will traffic cameras solve street gridlock in Viet Nam? 2   

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a proposal to test traffic cameras in many capital city streets to make sure car drivers are staying on the right side of the roads and observing all the other traffic rules.

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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.