Storm kills at least 19 in single province Society

Storm kills at least 19 in single province

Although storm Mirinae abated late in day on Nov. 2, heavy rains continued falling, causing raging floods in the central province of Phu Yen, claiming at least 19 lives and injuring 16 others.
Society

OVs continue support for storm victims

The Vietnamese community abroad continue to take actions in support for the victims of typhoon Ketsana, which swept through central and Central Highlands regions in late September.
Business

Vietnamese firms look for partners in Australia

Representatives of 30 companies from Vietnam’s southern province of Binh Duong and the state of New South Wales, Australia, met in Sydney on Nov. 3 to seek partners and explore each other’s markets.
Society

General Consul decries US police violence

Violence against a Vietnamese student named Ho Phuong by the police in San Jose city was an unacceptable act, said Le Quoc Hung, Vietnamese General Consul in California.
VN, Russian news agencies expand cooperation Society

VN, Russian news agencies expand cooperation

A visit by a delegation from the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS is expected to help consolidate and strengthen the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia in general and between the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and ITAR-TASS in particular
World

ASEAN Family Day in Argentina

The embassies of ASEAN member countries in Argentina held an ASEAN Family Day on October 11 including numerous cultural events and entertainments.
World media summit closes World

World media summit closes

The first World Media Summit (WMS) wrapped up in Beijing, China, on Oct. 10 with the issuance of a joint statement.
Society

Cartoonists to eye Hanoi’s traffic chaos

A cartoon competition with the theme of Hanoi traffic has been launched in the capital with the announce that a Bamboo Dragon cup would be presented to the winner as well as cash prizes.
Society

Vietnam Pictorial receives First-Class Independence Order

The Vietnam Pictorial, published by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), has received the State’s first-class Independence Order for its excellent achievements in foreign relations as well as in the nation’s defence during the renewal process.
World

Media convenes in Beijing for first world summit

Around 300 representatives from more than 140 global media agencies gathered in Beijing on October 9 to discuss challenges in the industry and ways of boosting cooperation at the first ever World Media Summit.
Society

VAVA pushes to gather more support for AO victims

A television programme in support of Vietnamese Agent Orange victims will be simul-cast live in the US, France and Vietnam in the first half of 2010, according to an official in charge of AO affairs.