Top legislator’s RoK visit – important milestone in bilateral ties Politics

Top legislator’s RoK visit – important milestone in bilateral ties

The official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) made by National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from December 4-7 was described by Korean leaders as an important milestone in the fine Vietnam-RoK relations, said head of the NA Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau.
NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship Politics

NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship

The Party and State of Vietnam highly appreciate the activities of people friendship organisations as well as intellectuals of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in contributing to the promotion of people-to-people exchange and friendship between the two nations, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day Society

Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day

After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).
Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province Health

Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province

An outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza, also known as bird flu, which is transmittable to humans, has been detected in the central province of Phu Yen, said a local official.
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets Business

FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets

Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.
First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan Politics

First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan

Hidden at the bottom of Thu’s heavy army backpack was a well-wrapped jar of salt. It was a gift from her mother given the last time the two met, and Thu planned to take it to the war-torn South Sudan where she will be one of the first Vietnamese members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission.
President Tran Dai Quang in people’s heart Society

President Tran Dai Quang in people’s heart

Hundreds of delegations from ministries, agencies, mass organisations, localities and people of various walks of life lined up to pay their last respect to Politburo member and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang during memorial services in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and his home province of Ninh Binh on September 26.