President Truong Tan Sang made a working visit to Hai Phong yesterday and attended the inauguration of an LG technology complex built at Trang Due Industrial Park.
Leaders welcome IPU guests
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday met with President of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury, and the IPU Executive Committee, who are in Ha Noi to attend the 132nd IPU Assembly.
Ambassadors and leaders of international organisations talk about Viet Nam's contributions to the development of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and its role in solving global problems.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has inspected security and health services at the My Dinh national conference centre ahead of the opening of the Inter Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly.
National Assembly Vice-chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has said she hoped Vietnamese and Cuban lawmakers would work together to enhance mutual understanding and co-operation.
National Assembly (NA) Vice-chairman, Huynh Ngoc Son, said Viet Nam placed high importance on forging multifaceted co-operation with Switzerland.
IPU-132: Viet Nam to show friendship, cooperation spirit
The 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliament Union (IPU-132) is an opportunity for Vietnamese nationals and the National Assembly (NA) to show its friendship, solidarity and cooperative spirit with parliamentarians and people from all over the world, said NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Big inter-parliamentary meeting to tackle development, int'l security
The 132nd assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU-132), which will open in Ha Noi tomorrow and run until April 1, will focus on goals for sustainable development and global issues.
Remove barriers to SOE reform: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called for intensified efforts to restructure State-owned enterprises (SOEs), focusing on equitisation and withdrawal of State capital from non-core businesses.
Party says it treasures ties with Portugal during delegation's visit
The Viet Nam Communist Party (VCP) has always treasured its ties with traditional partners including the Portuguese Communist Party, Le Hong Anh, standing secretary of Secretariat of the Party Central Committee, said yesterday.
Technology key to modern business
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged the country's public administration to apply technological advances to modernise the sector through e-government systems.
Can doctors refuse patients?

One of Viet Nam's best doctors at the National Obstetrics Hospital refused to operate on a patient this week. He said his schedule was too full and her case wasn't as much of an emergency as others.


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.