Hanoi, Cape Town to boost cooperation ties Politics

Hanoi, Cape Town to boost cooperation ties

Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Le Huy Hoang and the Executive Deputy Mayor of Cape Town city Ian Neilson discussed measures to foster cooperation between Hanoi and Cape Town city in a meeting on February 12.
Viettel attends tech exhibition in South Africa Sci-Tech

Viettel attends tech exhibition in South Africa

Vietnam’s leading telecom service provider, Viettel, which is run by the army, sent its Telecommunication Network Equipment Manufacturer (Viettel Core) to the AfricaCom 2014, one of the world’s biggest tech events.
Amended Law on Vietnamese Nationality passed Politics

Amended Law on Vietnamese Nationality passed

Over 95 percent of National Assembly deputies on June 24, the last day of their seventh session in the 13th tenure, approved the Law on amendments and supplements to the Law on Vietnamese Nationality.
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Hanoi tops Trip Advisor rankings

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, has been named the cheapest destination for a city break this summer in the fourth annual TripIndex Cities, released by Trip Advisor, the US’s premier travel website.
NA deputies discuss vote of confidence Politics

NA deputies discuss vote of confidence

Lawmakers on June 6 heard and debated draft revisions to a National Assembly’s resolution on conducting vote of confidence on people holding positions elected or approved by the NA and the People’s Councils.
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NA deputies hear Cape Town treaty joining

Deputies at the seventh session of the 13th National Assembly on June 5 heard a presentation on the country’s joining of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Aircraft Protocol.
South African importers eye Vietnam tra fish with interest Business

South African importers eye Vietnam tra fish with interest

The Vietnamese embassy in South Africa invited national officials and importers to Johannesburg’s Saigon restaurant on May 22 to taste different Vietnamese tra fish dishes, as part of its efforts to market this popular seafood across the country.
Ha Long Bay, one of the "world's most dramatic coasts" Travel

Ha Long Bay, one of the "world's most dramatic coasts"

Famous for its numerous islands rising from the emerald water, caves with amazing stalactites and unique animal life, Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been listed among the world’s top 10 most impressive coastlines by the US Huffington Post Magazine.
Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement

President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam and President Barack Obama of the United States of America issued a joint statement at the end of their talks in Washington on July 25. The statement runs as follow:

President Barack Obama welcomed President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on July 25, 2013. During their meeting, the two Presidents affirmed their commitment to opening a new phase of bilateral relations between Vietnam and the United States based on mutual respect and common interests. President Truong Tan Sang’s visit comes at an important time for both nations, reflecting a shared desire to build a forward-looking relationship between the two countries.
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Vietnam, South Africa intensify judicial cooperation

A delegation representing the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Committee for Justice paid a working visit to South Africa from September 22-27 to seek cooperation opportunities between the two countries in the judicial sector.
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Party delegation visits South Africa

A delegation from the Science Council of commissions of the Party Central Committee paid a working visit to South Africa from September 15-19 to study the country’s policies on science and technology.