Business

Irish IT firms seek partners in Vietnam

Irish IT companies are seeking partnerships with domestic businesses in telecommunications applications and financial services software and are willing to share their experiences in setting up and managing IT companies, according to the commercial counselor of the Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam , Michael Garvey.
Politics

Vietnam honoured at global peace symposium

The Global Peace Index has ranked Vietnam among the most peaceful countries in the world, and honoured the country at the 2009 Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations held in Washington from November 1-3.
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.