Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang joined world leaders from some 100 Asian and African nations in a ceremony held yesterday to mark 60 years of the Asian-African Conference (1955-2015), or the Bandung Conference, in Indonesia's Bandung city.
Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh, has welcomed the US's move to double its funding for clearing Unexploded Ordnances (UXOs), saying it would help Viet Nam deal better with the aftermath of the war and enable people to live in peace.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh yesterday said Viet Nam "vehemently protests" Canada's passage of the S-129 Bill or the so-called Journey to Freedom Day Act.
President forges stronger ties with Asia and Africa
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday met with leaders of several Asian and African nations at the plenary and closing sessions of the 2015 Asian African Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Cao Bang advised to use untapped strengths
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday said the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang has a lot of untapped potential for development.
Deputy PM hails Laos's achievements
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed Bouasone Bouphavanh, head of the Lao Party Central Committee's Commission for Economic Development Strategy Research, in Ha Noi yesterday.
Party delegation on European visit
Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, Hoang Binh Quan, led a delegation on a working visit to Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary from April 16-23.
Call to make haste on TPP agreement
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan called for a prompt signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, describing it as a crucial step toward an elevated Asian- Pacific nexus.
President Sang calls for strong ties between Asia and Africa
Asia and Africa have the responsibility of working together to tackle several major challenges facing the world, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
Boost border trade with China: Party
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday took note of proposed incentives for infrastructure upgrades in border economic zones and made some suggestions of his own.
TPP talks move forward
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received United States Representative Michael Forman yesterday, noting that his visit will move ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnerships negotiations forward.
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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.

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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).

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

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