President Truong Tan Sang will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the Asian-African Conference to be held in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, from April 22-23 at the invitation of his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo.
The Ministry of Justice recommended changing or removing 143 administrative procedures over the last three months, chief secretariat and spokesman of the ministry Tran Tien Dung said yesterday at a press conference.
Viet Nam, Norway to team up on trade
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg have agreed to back their enter  prises and investors to explore collaboration opportunities, especially in maritime business, seafood, energy, information technology and green growth.
VN protests China's Truong Sa expansion
Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has declared, once again, that Viet Nam has sufficient legal and historical evidence to affirm its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Party General Secretary welcomes Chinese Minister of Public Security
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted Chinese Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun in Ha Noi yesterday, saying that both sides should enrich co-operation, especially in training law enforcement.
Norwegian PM praises progress in Viet Nam
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg spoke to the Vietnamese press in Ha Noi yesterday during a three-day official visit to Viet Nam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
Japanese ships visit Da Nang
Japanese destroyers JS Kirisame (DD104) and JS Asayuki (DD132), serving with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force, docked yesterday at the central city's Tien Sa Port for their four-day friendship visit.
Norwegian PM's visit to strengthen VN ties
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg starts a three-day official visit to Viet Nam today.
Full-time NA deputies debate major draft laws
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee said a bill on legal document issuance needed to clearly state procedures to minimise inefficiency during a three-day meeting that convened yesterday in Ha Noi.
Poverty alleviation needs more support
President Truong Tan Sang has asked local and international organisations and individuals to support humanitarian programmes further in efforts to help the poor and needy people overcome difficulties.
American War veterans recall final hours of the fall of Sai Gon
A special event revisiting and examining the role of "the Headquarters" of the 1975 Spring General Offensive and Uprisings took place yesterday in Ha Noi to mark the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of South Viet Nam and National Unification Day.
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The HCM City-based Vietnamese American Vocational Training College (VATC) announced last week that it will forbid its lecturers from being involved in romantic relations with its students.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.