East-West Economic Corridor nations boost cooperation

The Foreign Ministry held the East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) forum in the central province of Quang Tri on June 26 with the participation of Vietnamese relevant agencies and localities and delegates from EWEC member countries.

Vietnam, Thailand promote trade ties

Vietnamese ambassador to Thailand Ngo Duc Thang has paid a working visit to northern provinces of Nan and Chiang Rai to boost economic, trade, culture and tourism cooperation between the two Southeast Asian countries.
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.

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.
PM requests Quang Tri to tap into its full potential Society

PM requests Quang Tri to tap into its full potential

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the central province of Quang Tri to fully tap its potentials, especially the advantages of the East-West Economic Corridor, to advance development in industrial services and tourism.

Countdown for New Year begins

Traditional Tet favourites like calligraphy markets and flower fairs have begun in HCM City in the week before the lunar New Year.
Culture - Sports

Composer honoured at Music Road show

Famous singers will gather for a concert to honour the late composer Tran Hoan at the latest Con Duong Am Nhac ( Music Road ) show to be held on February 6 at the Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi.


Economic zone lures investors

The Lao Bao Special Economic-Commercial Zone in the central province of Quang Tri has attracted 50 investment projects with a total registered capital of 4 trillion VND (205.1 million USD).
Catholic Church opens Jubilee Year Society

Catholic Church opens Jubilee Year

Archbishop Cardinal Pham Minh Man launched the Jubilee Year 2010 on November 23 with a call on the Vietnamese Catholics community to show love to each other and to all for the development of the nation and society as a whole.

2010 Jubilee Year for Catholics begins

The opening ceremony announcing the start of the 2010 Jubilee Year will take place in the Parish Church at So Kien in the northern province of Ha Nam from November 23-24, reported a government official.

State doing its utmost for overseas Vietnamese

A number of pressing issues relating to overseas Vietnamese have been resolved under the Party Politburo’s Resolution 36, an official from the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (COV) has said.