PM meets Cambodian, French leaders Politics

PM meets Cambodian, French leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with his Cambodian and French counterpart on February 4 during his visit to Cambodia to attend the cremation of the late Cambodian King Father Norodom Sihanouk.
Politics

Vietnam-Cambodia military relations hailed

A senior Vietnamese military official has lauded the development of the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia since they set up diplomatic ties over 45 years ago.
Assistance pledged for repatriation of more remains Politics

Assistance pledged for repatriation of more remains

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was assured of continuous, close cooperation from Cambodia and Laos in the search and repatriation of the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts killed in the two countries during wartime.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese author scoops SEA writers award

The South East Asian (SEA) Writers Awards 2011 took place in Bangkok on Feb. 16 with the honour presented to Vietnamese writer Nguyen Chi Trung for his book “Tieng khoc cua nang Ut” (The Cry of Ut) and seven other ASEAN writers.
Society

First patriarch of Vietnam Buddhism commemorated

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Central Committee (VBSCC) hosted a solemn ceremony in Hanoi on Mar. 17 to commemorate the 1,000 th death anniversary of Imperial Councillor Khuong Viet, the first supreme patriarch of Vietnamese Buddhism.