Society

International letter-writing contest launched

State President Nguyen Minh Triet attended a ceremony held in Hanoi on Oct. 9 to mark the 135th anniversary of World Post Day and launch the 39th Universal Post Union (UPU) Letter Writing Contest.
Politics

Young Vietnamese to meet with Lao peers

Sixty delegates from the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCM CYU) will attend the Vietnam - Laos Youth Friendship Meeting 2009 scheduled for between October 2-9 in Laos.
Society

Vietnam pledges to help Laos in personnel training

To Huy Rua, Politburo member and Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of its Commission of Information and Education, has affirmed to help Laos in all fields, particularly in personnel training.
Vietnam, Kuwait centre cooperation on energy Politics

Vietnam, Kuwait centre cooperation on energy

Vietnam will be a partner in which Kuwait can trust, to boost cooperation centring on energy, said President Nguyen Minh Triet while receiving Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Minister of Information Ahmad Al-Abdulla Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in Hanoi on Sept. 21.
Society

NA Chairman urges top quality military training centre

More effort is needed to turn the National Defence Academy into Vietnam’s leading centre for research into military science as well as for training in military skills, said National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong on September 15.
Vietnam expects to advance ties with Singapore Politics

Vietnam expects to advance ties with Singapore

Vietnam wishes to join hands with Singapore in stepping up their bilateral friendship and cooperation in an effective manner for the benefit of the two peoples and the common interests of all regional nations.
World

RoK President shakes up office

The Republic Korea (RoK)’s President Lee Myung-bak on August 31 replaced five of his nine senior secretaries in a major shake-up of the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle expected later in the week.
Health

US supports Vietnam in blood safety

A US-sponsored blood safety workshop is underway in Can Tho city to strengthen the capacity of laboratory officers and technicians of military hospitals nationwide, the American Embassy said on August 10.