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IPU members urged to realise sustainable development goals
Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Sinh Hung has called on parliaments across the globe to make strong commitment to effectively implementing the sustainable development goals (SDGs) over the next 15 years.

PM attends Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral
PM Nguyen Tan Dung attended the State funeral for former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 29.
Vietnam attends UN peacekeeping conference
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference on March 27 and 28.
Vietnam, NZ look towards strategic partnership
Vietnam and New Zealand have agreed to intensify their comprehensive partnership.
Vietnamese woman wins L'Oreal-UNESCO
Tran Ha Lien Phuong was presented with L'Oreal-UNESCO International Rising Talent award.
Vietnam, Australia agree to promote bilateral ties
Vietnam and Australia agreed on measures to promote the efficiency of their bilateral partnership.
RoK parliament leader visits Vietnam
Speaker of RoK’s National Assembly Chung Ui-Hwa arrived in Hanoi on Mar 17.
Vietnam, Australia intensify cooperation
The Australia visit by PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Mar 17-18 is expected to deepen comprehensive partnership.
Buon Ma Thuot Victory marked
A ceremony was held in Dak Lak on Mar. 10 to mark the 40th anniversary of Buon Ma Thuot Victory.
Vietnam-Japan relations enjoy great progress
28/03/2015 | 20:43:00
Cooperation between Japan and Vietnam has progressed intensively and extensively over the past year, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has stated in an exclusive interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

The interview focused on developments in Vietnam-Japan relationship and Japan’s contributions to peace and stability in Asia-Pacific since the two countries elevated their ties to the Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Stability in Asia.
Politics
President greets Sudan top legislator
State President Truong Tan Sang on March 29 hosted a reception for Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly Al Fatih Izzeldin Al Mansour in Hanoi on March 29.
World
Boao Forum: China stresses ASEAN Community significance
The formation of the ASEAN Community will be a significant driver of the economic integration process in Asia, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi said on March 28.
Society
VNA, Kyodo seek stronger cooperation
General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi has given his support to the cooperation between the VNA’s Economic News Department and NNA Japan Co. as proposed by President of the Kyodo News Agency Masaki Fukuyama.
Business
Tay Ninh, Cambodia partner prepare for one-stop border customs check
The southwest province of Tay Ninh and its neighbouring Cambodian province of Svayrieng along with the Ministries of Transport of Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed on the building of two goods storage sites for joint customs checks at the Moc Bai-Ba Vet border gates.
Culture-Sport
Korean wave pervasive in Vietnam
The increase in popularity of the Republic of Korea’s culture, also known as Hallyu, has taken root in numerous Asian countries, including Vietnam, through cinemas, game shows, cuisine and fashion trends, highly influencing the youth in the country.
Sci-Tech
Vietnam, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture, environmentally-friendly technology
The fourth meeting of Vietnam-Japan Joint Committee on Science and Technology was held on March 29 in Hanoi, focusing its discussion on hi-tech agriculture, environmentally-friendly technology, climate change adaption and the proper use of water resources.
Health
US helps Vietnam enhance quality of medical education
American partners and the Ministry of Health are collaborating to build a national accreditation system that certifies the quality of continuing medical education (CME), according to the media release issued by the US Embassy in Vietnam.
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