Irish President values ties with Vietnam Politics

Irish President values ties with Vietnam

President of Ireland Mary McAleese spoke highly of the fine development of the relationship between Ireland and Vietnam over the past time, especially after visits by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in 2008 and Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai in 2009.
Politics

OVs in UK honoured for sovereignty protection

Two overseas Vietnamese in the UK have received the “For the Cause of Protecting Sovereignty over the Sea and Islands of Vietnam” insignia for their great contributions to raising help for soldiers on the Truong Sa archipelago.
Lord Buddha’s birthday celebrated Society

Lord Buddha’s birthday celebrated

A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City authorities visited the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and its HCM City chapter on the occasion of the 2,555 th birthday of Lord Buddha on May 13.
Politics

Party delegation visits Buddhists in Hue

A delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation on May 12 paid a visit to the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) at Tu Dam pagoda in the central city of Hue on the occasion of the 2555th birthday of Lord Buddha.
Society

Buddha’s birthday celebrated in Quang Ninh

The Executive Board of the Buddhist Sangha in Quang Ninh province held a ceremony to mark the 2555th birthday of the Buddha at the Trinh Pagoda at the foot of Yen Tu Mount in Uong Bi city on May 10.
Society

Requiem commemorates heroes, martyrs in Hue

A grand requiem was held at the Huong Van Zen Monastery of the Huyen Tran Cultural Centre in the central city of Hue on May 8-9 to commemorate national heroes and martyrs who sacrificed their lives for national independence.
Union promotes Vietnam youth image abroad Society

Union promotes Vietnam youth image abroad

The Vietnamese student union in France (UEVF), along with Vietnamese student unions in other countries, has made active contributions to setting up and promoting Vietnamese youth image in abroad.
Business

SBV to order SOEs to sell dollar reserves

The State Bank of Vietnam has announced its plan to order major State-owned economic groups and corporations to sell 376 million USD in US dollar reserves to the commmercial banking system next week in order to reduce the accumulation of dollars in the economy.
Radiation 1,600 times normal near Fukushima World

Radiation 1,600 times normal near Fukushima

Radiation 1,600 times higher than normal levels has been detected in an area about 20 km from the Fukushima nuclear power plant No.1, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials have said.
Business

Economists support Govt grip on forex, credits

The Eximbank CEO was one of the high-profile advocates of the Government’s recent move on USD transactions, gold markets and credit growth as a necessary step to curb inflation and stabilise the macro economy.
Politics

Hanoi Party Committee discusses tasks for 2011

Creating and implementing a Party-building programme and boosting information about socio-economic development and Party-building tasks are two of the major-focus duties for the Hanoi Party Committee in 2011.
Society

Japanese professor honoured

Prof. Dr. Kenji Furukawa, Vice Director of the Japanese Kumamoto University , has been distinguished as “Honourary Professor” of the Hue University .