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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.

Samsung’s new complex to be built
Samsung will start work on the Samsung CE HCM City Complex with an 1.4 billion USD investment.
Stamps on Hung King worship rituals issued
A set of three stamps featuring the Hung Kings was issued to mark the Hung Kings Tempe Festival.
President calls for Asia-Africa connectivity
President Truong Tan Sang called for Asia-Africa connectivity at the Bandung Conference.
Vietnam, Czech Republic traditional ties reviewed
Vietnam and the Czech Republic reviewed their traditional ties and future cooperation.
Vietnam treasures ties with Azerbaijan
Vietnam treasures its traditional friendship with Azerbaijan, said a Vietnamese diplomat.
Belgian lawmakers praise IPU-132 success
Belgian parliamentarians spoke highly of Vietnam’s organisation of IPU-132.
Vietnam-Norway joint communiqué
Vietnam and Norway issued a joint communiqué on the occasion of the Norwegian PM’s official visit.
First radioactive source installed
A piece of equipment containing radioactive material was installed with the first tracking device.
Politburo resolution on streamlining, restructuring public, civil personnel
21/04/2015 | 18:19:00
The Politburo has issued Resolution No 39-NQ-TW on streamlining and restructuring the contingent of public and civil workers.

The resolution said the goal of the streamlining and restructuring is to improve the quality of the contingent, attract people with talents and good moral quality to work for Party and State agencies and political-social organisations, thus meeting the requirements of the cause of national industrialisation, modernisation and international integration. The work also aims to improve the capacity and efficiency of the political system, while optimising spending and salary policy.

World
ASEAN Summit focuses on uniting region
The 26th ASEAN Summit kicked off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 27 under the theme “Our People, Our Community, Our Vision.”
Society
Vietnamese abroad respond to reunification day
Vietnamese embassies in Algeria, Angola and Romania recently held activities to mark the 40th anniversary of southern liberation and national reunification (April 30).
Culture-Sport
Royal Hue photo book released
A photo book titled “Royal Hue: Heritage of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam” was released in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on April 28.
Sci-Tech
Television to go digital nationwide by 2020
Television service will go digital at all provinces and cities nationwide by 2020, according to the Authority of Radio Frequency Management (ARFM).
Health
Asian Pacific Ocean moves to fight malaria
A meeting has been co-hosted by Vietnam and Australia on World Malaria Day (April 25) in Geneva, Switzerland to draw international attention to their joint initiative on combating malaria in the Asian Pacific Ocean Region.
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