Prime Minister attends 26th ASEAN Summit
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Kuala Lumpur yesterday to attend the 26th ASEAN Summit, at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
President congratulates Vietnamese navy on 60th anniversary
The Vietnam People's Navy is the core service in safeguarding sea and island sovereignty while maintaining long-term regional peace and cooperation, said State President Truong Tan Sang.
Viet Nam marks 40th anniversary of great victory, reunification
A spectacular ceremony with a parade involving nearly 6,000 soldiers, militia, and civilians took place early on April 30 in HCM City to mark the 40th anniversary of the liberation of southern Việt Nam and national reunification.
Quang Tri marks national reunification day with flag-raising ceremony
The central province of Quang Tri held the annual flag-raising ceremony at Hien Luong Bridge across Ben Hai River, which divided north and south Vietnam during the war, on April 29 to mark the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the south and national reunification (April 30, 1975-2015).
Vietnamese leaders pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh
A delegation of leaders from the Party, State, National Assembly, Government and Vietnam Fatherland Front on April 29 laid a wreath of flowers in homage to late President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the 40 th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification (April 30, 1975).
President pays respect to nation-founding Hung Kings
President Truong Tan Sang attended a ceremony commemorating the death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Vietnam, in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 28 (the 10 th day of the third lunar month).
Chairman's Statement of 26th ASEAN Summit issued
The Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States gathered in Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, Malaysia for the 26th ASEAN Summit on April 26-27.
Nation celebrates profound victory
The victory of the resistance war against the US was a triumph of military arts under the Party's sound and creative leadership, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong said last Friday.
ASEAN focuses on post-2015 agenda
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the 26th ASEAN Summit meeting in Malaysia yesterday that 2015 would become a milestone in ASEAN's history, adding that it was important for the group to develop a vision for following years.
The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Viet Nam Bomb and Mine Action Centre (VBMAC) was held yesterday in the Thach That District of Ha Noi.
VN pushes nuclear weapons-free zones
Viet Nam's Permanent Representative to the United Nations said the country was willing to work closely with other states to strengthen nuclear weapons-free zones.
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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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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

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Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.