State President starts Cuba visit Politics

State President starts Cuba visit

State President Nguyen Minh Triet arrived in Havana, starting his official visit to Cuba at the invitation of President of the State Council and Ministers Council, Raul Castro Ruz.
Politics

NA delegation visits Spain

A delegation of the Vietnam ’s National Assembly, led by Nguyen Duc Kien, NA deputy chairman, paid a working visit to Spain from June 21-26.
Politics

Vietnam hopes for diplomatic resolution on Mid-east

Vietnam welcomes and supports the efforts made at various levels by the Quartet, the League of Arab States, regional countries and the international community at large to help the parties resume peaceful negotiations in the Middle East, said a diplomat.
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Vietnam, Laos recall war-era experiences

Vietnamese and Lao politicians, war veterans and historians have recalled common hardship experiences during two major wars 60 years ago, when soldiers from the two neighbours shared “every grain of salt and every stalk of vegetables”.
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State leader honours VOV for defence efforts

State President Nguyen Minh Triet pinned the legend “People’s Armed Forces Hero”, a high State honour, on the traditional flag of Radio the Voice of Vietnam on September 7, for its 64-year contribution to the national defence.
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Nation’s leaders attend National Day celebrations

All of the nation’s top four leaders and the head of the country’s largest mass organisation attended the August Revolution and National Day celebrations in Hanoi and HCM City on Sept. 1, demonstrating their great reverence for the national independence.
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Vietnam values ties with Sweden

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) always attaches importance to its relationship with the Communist Party of Sweden (SKP) and will continue strengthening ties in the future, helping boost the friendship and cooperation between the two nations.
Society

Return of floating souls

“I felt it was an obligation that I could not deny. This seems to me a combination both of my own work as a writer, and also a way of ending the war for myself and for Homer,” said American author Wayne Karlin describing his new book “Wandering souls”.