Politics

State President wraps up Algeria visit

State President Nguyen Minh Triet and his delegation left the Algerian capital city of Algiers on April 15 after a three-day visit at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Party leader begins Laos visit Politics

Party leader begins Laos visit

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh arrived in Vientiane in the morning of April 13, beginning an official friendship visit to Laos at the invitation of Lao Party General Secretary and President Choummaly Sayasone.
Remains of US servicemen repatriated Society

Remains of US servicemen repatriated

A ceremony marking the transfer of remains believed to be those of US servicemen killed during the war in Vietnam , the 113th of its kind since 1973, took place at the Da Nang International Airport on April 10.
Society

Hanoi plans green, elegant, modern capital

A master plan for the capital of Hanoi through 2030 with a vision to 2050 has received special attention from the public as it is expected to create an image of a “green, civilised, and modern” city.
Society

Province boosts infrastructure to lure punters

The central province of Quang Binh would continue to develop its infrastructure as part of its effort to attract investors, said provincial investment promotion office director Nguyen Dinh.
Society

Rural province reinvents itself

The central province of Khanh Hoa has succeeded in transforming itself from an agricultural to multisectoral economy by developing its industrial and services sectors in the 35 years since liberation its leader has said.
Politics

US war veterans help identify liberation soldiers’ mass grave

A five-member US war veterans’ delegation led by Dan Tocker arrived at Phuoc Tuong mountain pass in Phu Loc district of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 20 to identify a mass grave of liberation soldiers who died on duty at the US’ former Tomahawk artillery base.
Vietnam, Japan ink ODA loan agreements Business

Vietnam, Japan ink ODA loan agreements

Vietnam and Japan on March 18 signed five agreements on official development assistance (ODA) loans worth 25.822 billion JPY for the second package in the 2009 fiscal year.
Society

Police arrest marriage brokers at City airport

The HCM City Department of Criminal Investigation of Social Order arrested two people from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and three Vietnamese members of an illegal marriage broker ring in the car park of Tan Son Nhat Airport on March 15.
ASEAN

Laos, Japan cooperate on cleaner energy

The Japanese government has agreed to help Laos expand solar energy and preserve forests following recent agreements signed between the Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment and JICA.
Japan ODA for Vietnam hits record high in 2009 Society

Japan ODA for Vietnam hits record high in 2009

The Japanese government will provide Vietnam with another ODA package of over 25.8 billion Japanese yen in fiscal year 2009, raising its total ODA commitment to the country in the year to a record high of over 145.6 billion yen.
Politics

Moscow official honours Russian, Vietnamese soldiers

Moscow First Vice Mayor Resin Vladimir Iosifovich and his entourage laid a wreath at the Monument dedicated to soldiers of the Soviet Union, Russia and Vietnam at Cam Ranh airport in the southern coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Feb. 24.