Viet Nam, Russia agree to enhance strategic partnership
Viet Nam and Russia also issued a joint statement yesterday, affirming that both countries would continue strengthening their comprehensive strategic partnership.
Army chief says unity the key to regional strength
The Viet Nam People's Army would continue to work with other ASEAN armies to establish new mechanisms to protect the region's security.
Hungarian leader starts State visit
Hungarian President Ader Janos has arrived in Ha Noi for a State visit at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
Thai PM eager to boost co-operation
Strategic relations between Thailand and Viet Nam are likely to strengthen during the present visit to Viet Nam by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha.
Party Secretary arrives in Belarus to discuss trade
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday landed in the Belarusian capital of Minsk to start his official three-day visit at the invitation of President Alexander Lukashenko.
NA passes investment law with prohibited industries clarified
The National Assembly yesterday approved an amended Law on Investment which reduces the number of prohibited sectors from 51 to six. About 85 per cent of delegates voted for the changes.
Viet Nam, Russia prioritise energy cooperation
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Russian President Putin have emphasised the priority to develop cooperation in energy with focus on oil and gas and nuclear power during their talks in Sochi city, Russia, on November 25.
Changes made to civil enforcement law
Lawmakers adopted amendments to the Law on Civil Enforcement and discussed better ways of defining private ownership during their plenary session yesterday.
Party leader, Russian PM agree on major boost to bilateral trade
In Sochi city yesterday, Party General Secretary Trong and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev agreed to work harder to raise bilateral trade to US$7 billion by 2015 and $10 billion by 2020.
VN, Laos, Cambodia to beef up triangle economy
The Prime Ministers of Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia, Nguyen Tan Dung, Thongsing Thammavong and Hun Sen, yesterday agreed to promote the development of rubber production within their borders.
President bids farewell to Bangladesh envoy Chakman
President Truong Tan Sang received outgoing Bangladeshi Ambassador to Viet Nam Supradip Chakman in Ha Noi yesterday.
Share with us the pros and cons of the upcoming "Facebook at Work"
Share with us the pros and cons of the upcoming "Facebook at Work"

Facebook is preparing Facebook at Work - a website that allows users to chat with colleagues, network with other professionals and collaborate on documents. It is Facebook's attempt at competing with other professional social-media sites such as LinkedIn, according to a Financial Times article published on November 16.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.