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Man in Nghe An gets 20 years in jail for overthrow attempt

Society

Man in Nghe An gets 20 years in jail for overthrow attempt

The People’s Court of the central province of Nghe An sentenced Le Dinh Luong to 20 years in jail for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” under Clause 1 of Article 79 and Articles 38, 39 and 92 of the 1999 Penal Code at the first-instance trial on August 16.

19th National External Affairs Conference convenes in Hanoi

Politics

19th National External Affairs Conference convenes in Hanoi

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and heads of Vietnamese representative missions abroad are ready to work alongside domestic cities and provinces in comprehensively fostering external relations with other countries, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 12.

Diplomats seek to improve consular affairs, citizen protection

Politics

Diplomats seek to improve consular affairs, citizen protection

More than 150 heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad and leaders of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) gathered at a conference in Hanoi on August 7 to discuss measures to enhance the effectiveness of activities related to overseas Vietnamese (OV) and citizen protection.

Embassy works to boost Vietnam-South Africa cooperation

Politics

Embassy works to boost Vietnam-South Africa cooperation

The Vietnam-South Africa relations have grown continuously, with the regular exchange of all-level delegations, which have helped boost the bilateral ties in an intensive, practical and effective manner, Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Vu Van Dung has stated.

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

World

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

Society

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

The National Committee for Disaster Response and Search and Rescue has asked the Ministry of National Defence to join disaster relief efforts for victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Laos following the instruction of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

No Vietnamese citizens harmed in dam incident in Laos

Society

No Vietnamese citizens harmed in dam incident in Laos

All Vietnamese citizens residing in areas affected by the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos are unharmed, Vo Van Mung, Chairman of the Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Attapeu province, said quoting a report by local authorities.