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President hails procuracy sector’s efforts to uncover corruption cases
President Truong Tan Sang met with officials of the Supreme People’s Procuracy in Hanoi on December 22, hailing the sector’s efforts to perform their duties, particularly in bringing major corruption cases to light

Prospect for Vietnam-Cambodia ties
VN and Cambodia have plenty of rooms to further their ties, said President Truong Tan Sang
PM proposes orientations for GMS cooperation
PM Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed four orientations for the Greater Mekong Sub-region cooperation.
Hanoi ceremony marks army’s foundation
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on Dec. 20 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the VN People’s Army.
VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked
A meeting was held in Hanoi on Dec.16 to mark the 25th anniversary of VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, RoK conclude FTA talks
Vietnam and the RoK signed a minutes to conclude negotiations of their FTA in Busan on Dec 10.
Stronger measures urged to protect children
Vietnam should build regulations to promote organisations' role in combating violence against children.
Self-service petrol stations open in Hanoi
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves at two filling stations in Hanoi.
President meets voters in HCM City
President Truong Tan Sang met with voters in District 4, HCM City on Dec. 2.
Vietnam People’s Army expands external relations
19/12/2014 | 11:18:09
Expanding international cooperation in defence is an important vision in the building of the army during international integration process.

The issue is raised in an article “Building the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) in the process of global integration” by Colonel Vu Khanh from the Ministry of Defence’s Institute of Defence Strategy.
Politics
NA Standing Committee convenes 33rd session
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee convened its 33rd session in Hanoi on December 22 under the chair of NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Society
11 victims of collapsed tunnel incident fully recover
Eleven out of 12 workers used to be trapped in a collapsed tunnel of the Da Dang-Da Chomo hydropower plant in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong fully recovered and were discharged from hospital on December 22.
Business
HCM City’s CPI down slightly on falling fuel prices
Ho Chi Minh City ’s consumer price index (CPI) in December inched down 0.36 percent against the previous month due to the decline in fuel prices, the municipal Statistics Department reported on December 22.
Culture-Sport
Vietnam sovereignty over seas, islands in spotlight
Hundreds of photos and documents spotlighting Vietnam ’s sovereignty over seas, islands, and borders are being displayed at a museum in the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Sci-Tech
Mobile devices market set for holiday pickings
Most mobile device agents and stores in Ho Chi Minh City expect to achieve high turnover in December and in early 2015, thanks to several holidays and festivals, according to market observers.
Health
6th International spine conference convenes in Nha Trang
As many as 100 international and domestic specialists came together at the sixth International Spine Meeting held in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on December 20.
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