Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered Society

Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered

Participants found it a worthwhile experience being part of an event to commemorate those who laid down their lives for national freedom and peace at one of the country’s fiercest battlefields during the US war.
Society

Nation prays peace for souls of war martyrs

President Nguyen Minh Triet has received veterans of K3-Tam Dao battalion who participated in the 81-day campaign to protect the Old Citadel of Quang Tri in 1972 during the American War.
Politics

Anniversary of Cuban armed uprising marked in Hanoi

A celebration of the 56th anniversary of the armed uprising in Cuba was held in Hanoi on July 24 by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Rang Dong Thermos and Light Bulb Joint Stock Company (Rang Dong Company).
Society

Coconut shell mosaic depicts famed victory

A giant coconut shell mosaic depicting General Vo Nguyen Giap and his victory at Dien Bien Phu has been placed on display in time to celebrate the hero’s upcoming 99 th birthday on August 25.
Society

Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

A solemn funeral was held for a Catholic priest, also editor-in-chief of the Catholicism and the Nation weekly, Phero Truong Ba Can, in Ho Chi Minh City on July 13, drawing thousands of mourners.
Vietnam pledges to play greater part in NAM Politics

Vietnam pledges to play greater part in NAM

State President Nguyen Minh Triet will lead a delegation to attend the 15th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), scheduled to take place in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, from July 15-16.
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.
Business

State Audit urged to work more efficiently

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) to continue raising its efficiency in order to become a key tool for the State in managing and supervising financial activities and public properties.
Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam Politics

Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam

Revolutionary generations of Laos and Vietnam have been upholding and nurturing special relations between the two countries, in accordance with the shared wishes of their predecessors, said a top Lao leader on July 8.
Vietnam wants to further improve people’s lives Politics

Vietnam wants to further improve people’s lives

After a history of blood, sweat and tears to gain freedom and independence, what Vietnam currently wants is stability so that it can quickly grow and further improve the people’s living standards, the State President said.
Politics

Belarussian Independence Day marked in Hanoi

The Vietnam-Belarus Friendship Association and the Belarussian Embassy in Vietnam jointly held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 3 to mark the Independence Day of Belarus and the 65 th anniversary of the country’s liberation from German fascist invaders.
Politics

Deputy Prime Minister visits Turkey

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem paid an official visit to Turkey from June 26-27 at the invitation of Turkish State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc.
Politics

Vietnam supports peaceful solution to Middle East situation

Vietnam welcomes the support by concerned parties for a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East region, based on the vision of two independent States , Israel and Palestine , living side by side in peace within secure and recognised borders.
Politics

Vietnam calls for solidarity in Guinea Bissau

Vietnam calls on all parties in Guinea Bissau to overcome differences in stances and benefits to unite efforts within the framework of the legitimate and constitutional institutions, thus helping maintain the national peace and stability and successfully organize the presidential elections late this month.