Politics

Vietnam hails positive developments in Lebanon

Vietnam hails positive developments over the past three months in Lebanon , while remains concerned about a number of unresolved issues that hinder an agreement on a permanent ceasefire between the two parties.
Health

Urgent measures taken to combat A/H1N1 flu

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung chaired an emergency meeting with the National Steering Committee on Human Influenza Prevention on June 12, requesting all sectors to make more effort and take immediate measures to combat A/H1N1flu from spreading throughout Vietnam.
Travel

Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.
Business

Hai Duong plans seven new IZs

The northern province of Hai Duong is striving to build seven new industrial zones (IZs) by 2020 while expanding the area of its current three IZs, according to the zones’ management board.
Relief aid given to flood hit provinces Society

Relief aid given to flood hit provinces

The Vietnam Red Cross Association has decided to give 200 million VND and 200 packages of goods in emergency aid to three northern mountainous provinces, which have been hard hit by floods and torrential rains over the past few days.
Business

WB helps upgrade Mekong delta major cities

The World Bank (WB) has selected five major cities in the Mekong delta to help upgrade infrastructural facilities and improve social welfare, according to Deputy Chairman of My Tho city’s People’s Committee Nguyen Hoang Dam.