Defence official receives US guest

Deputy Minister of Defence, Admiral Nguyen Van Hien, who is also the Vietnam People’s Navy Commander, on July 13 received Admiral Cecil D. Haney, Commander of the US Pacific Fleet on his visit to Vietnam.

Vietnam, Cambodia navies cement ties

The Royal Cambodian Army’s naval command headquarters, a friendship gift from the Vietnam Naval High Command, was inaugurated in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia, on July 5.

President praises navy forces’ efforts

President Truong Tan Sang on Jan. 21 applauded the navy forces’ resolve in national defence and maintaining a peaceful environment during his Tet visit to the Navy High Command on Jan. 20.

Southern province receives new planes

The Naval Forces on Dec. 25 held a ceremony to receive new aircraft and announced the decision to establish a flying squadron in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Deputies elect new heads to NA bodies Politics

Deputies elect new heads to NA bodies

Deputies at the ongoing first session of the 13th National Assembly on July 29 elected key positions to the Council of Ethnic Minorities, other bodies and Secretariat of NA sessions.

Travel agency shut down after tragedy

The travel agency that organised the fatal tour that left 12 people dead in Ha Long Bay last month was shut down on March 6 by the Hanoi Sports, Culture and Tourism Department, according to deputy director Mai Tien Dung.
11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members Politics

11th Party Congress announces CPVCC members

The 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on January 18 elected 175 official members and 25 alternate members to CPV Central Committee (CPVCC) for the 11th tenure.

German Left Party leader visits Vietnamese-run mart

Dr. Gesine Lotzsch, a Co-President of the Die Linke Party, also referred to as The Left, hailed contributions by the Vietnamese community to the residential society during her visit to their trade centre in Berlin on October 15.
VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi Society

VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Hanoi AO/dioxin Victims’ Association on February 7 presented gifts to two war veterans who are heavily affected by the Agent Orange/dioxin on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.