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Party leader hails Vietnam-RoK relationship
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the flourishing relationship between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea in his interview granted to the Yonhap news agency.

Education costs push Sept. CPI up by 0.4 pct
Vietnam’s CPI for September rose by 0.4 percent compared to the previous month.
Mekong Delta produces 20.6 mln tonnes of rice
The Mekong Delta has harvested 20.6 million tonnes of rice during the two main seasons.
Singapore Senior Minister visits Vietnam
Singapore's Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong's visit to Vietnam is sure to boost bilateral strategic partnership.
ADB continues to assist VN
The (ADB will continue to support VN's development process by providing 1.3 bln USD in loans each year.
President Sang offers incense to Hung Kings
President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Vietnam’s founding fathers, Hung Kings, on Sept. 18.
Asian News Network aims for common voice of Asia
The Asia News Network (ANN) is looking forward to developing its image as the common voice of Asia.
Hanoi to trial use of bus e-tickets
Hanoi has launched a pilot project to introduce electronic smartcards.
Vietnam pledges to combat child labour
A project on the prevention and reduction of child labour in Vietnam was launched.
Party leader’s visit to deepen VN-RoK strategic partnership
29/09/2014 | 16:11:00
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s upcoming state visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) is to further deepen the two countries’ five-year-old strategic partnership, with a focus on boosting economic collaboration.

The October 1-4 visit will also help strengthen political understanding and trust between the two countries’ high-ranking leaders as well as promote cooperation between the two ruling parties and the friendship between the two peoples
Politics
PM: Drastic measures needed to realise GDP growth target
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung requested drastic measures be taken to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 5.8 percent this year during his final speech at the Government’s regular meeting on September 29-30.
World
ASEAN, Australia to strengthen comprehensive partnership
ASEAN and Australia have reaffirmed their shared commitment to boost their comprehensive partnership during the fourth meeting of the ASEAN-Australia Joint Cooperation Committee (AAJCC) concluded in Jakarta recently.
Society
Vietnamese, Cuban news agencies enhance information exchange
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) General Director Nguyen Duc Loi held talks in Hanoi on September 30 with a visiting delegation from the Prensa Latina (PL) News Agency of Cuba led by its President Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta.
Business
Approximately 12 percent of urban youth out of work
Nearly 12 percent of young urban residents aged 15-24 are jobless, three times more than in rural areas, according to the General Statistics Office’s data on the first nine months of this year.
Culture-Sport
Vietnam wins gold at World Youth Chess Championship 2014
Nguyen Anh Khoi from Ho Chi Minh City bagged a gold medal in the U12 boys’ event at the World Youth Chess Championship 2014 held in Durban, South Africa.
Sci-Tech
Vietnam wins IAEA awards in plant mutation breeding
Vietnam won three out of 23 awards presented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for its achievements in releasing mutant plant varieties and contributions to increased food security and sustainable development.
Health
Free measles vaccination: no negative side effects reported
As many as 43,000 children aged 1-14 have received free measles-rubella vaccinations, with no post-vaccination side effects recorded so far.
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