Vietnamese defence delegation attends UN peacekeeping conference
Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference held in the UN headquarters in New York City on March 27 and 28.
Viet Nam backs UN development reforms
Viet Nam supported endeavours to reform UN development and promised to use inter-governmental negotiations to achieve it.
Association discusses role of public, media relations
Public and media relations came into focus at the conference of the IPU-132's Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments (ASGP) yesterday.
Young lawmakers examine cyber crime, water security
Pressing global issues such as cyber warfare and water security came under scrutiny yesterday at the Forum of Young Parliamentarians in Ha Noi.
President Sang greets Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly
President Truong Tan Sang yesterday hosted a reception for the Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly, Al Fatih Izzeldin Al Mansour, in Ha Noi.
NA Chairman Hung welcomes  UN Assistant Secretary
Chairman of Viet Nam's National Assembly, Nguyen Sinh Hung, has assured the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General and UN Assistant Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, that Viet Nam would do its best to ensure the success of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Kazakh Parliament's Lower House leader begins VN visit
Kazaakhstan's Lower House Speaker Zhakupov Kabibolla Kabenovich began an official visit to Viet Nam yesterday at the invitation of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
VNA, Kyodo seek to strengthen media ties
General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi has offered to back co-operation between VNA's Economic News Department and NNA Japan Co.
Singapore mourns the loss of Lee Kuan Yew
Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15- kilometre route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession yesterday for long-time leader Lee Kuan Yew.
NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132
Chairman of the Viet Nam National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung, who was elected President of the 132nd Inter-PaliamentaryUnion (IPU-132), yesterday called on parliaments to make strong commitment to implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years.
Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd Assembly opens in Ha Noi
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung rang the gong this evening kicking off the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) at the National Convention Centre in Ha Noi.
Can doctors refuse patients? 2   

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.

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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.

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.