NA Chairman meets CAJ journalists
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung hosted a reception for the President of the Confederation of ASEAN Journalists (CAJ) Benny Antiporda and other ASEAN journalists in Ha Noi yesterday.
Clear borders key for VN, Cambodia
The recent construction of two border markers along the Viet Nam – Cambodia border was significant to the countries' border demarcation, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said at a regular press conference yesterday.
President meets Merkel, commits to strengthen strategic partnership
Viet Nam attaches great importance to developing the strategic partnership with Germany, President Truong Tan Sang told German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their talks on Wednesday as part of his visit to the European nation.
VN to boost ASEAN IT, telecommunications
Viet Nam commits to promote regional co-operation as an active and responsible member, and contribute to building an ASEAN Community with unity, solidarity with a regional and global reputation, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the opening ceremony of the ASEAN TELMIN 2015 in Da Nang.
NA deputies debate new Press Law
A revision of Press Law was necessary after 16 years since the previous law was implemented, National Assembly (NA) deputies said at yesterday's session.
ASEAN journalists meet in Viet Nam
The 18th General Assembly of the Confederation of ASEAN Journalists (CAJ) takes place in Viet Nam tomorrow with the participation of delegates from ASEAN and international organisations.
Assembly supports civil lawsuit reform in Procedure Code
The country's lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in support of the draft amended Civil Procedure Code, which would provide for the basic principles in civil proceedings for initiating lawsuits...
President hails growing trade ties, friendship with Germany on visit
President Truong Tan Sang and his Germany counterpart Joachim Gauck expressed pleasure at the rapid development of the Viet Nam-Germany strategic partnership at their talks yesterday in Berlin.
PM to attend climate change conference in Paris
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris from November 30 to December 1 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande.
President arrives in Berlin, starting State visit
President Truong Tan Sang and his entourage arrived in Berlin at 6pm (Vietnamese time) yesterday, beginning his three-day State visit to Germany at the invitation of German President Joachim Gauck.
Condolences offered for death of RoK ex-President
President Truong Tan Sang sent condolences to the Republic of Korea (RoK) over the decease of the country's ex-President Kim Young-sam on Monday.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.