Leaders meet with voters in Hanoi, Ha Tinh Politics

Leaders meet with voters in Hanoi, Ha Tinh

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong on June 28 met with voters in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district to inform them of the outcomes of the just-ended fifth session of the 13th National Assembly.
Politics

Vietnam Fatherland Front delegation visits Germany

A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee headed by President Huynh Dam paid a working visit to Germany from June 23-26 to boost strategic partnership between the two countries.
Family - Vietnam’s core strength Society

Family - Vietnam’s core strength

Family is the core strength of Vietnamese people, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan at a meeting held in Hanoi to mark Vietnamese Families’ Day which falls on June 28.
Society

Seminar highlights Uncle Ho’s thoughts

A seminar highlighting President Ho Chi Minh’s great contributions to oppressed nations’ struggle for liberation across the world and the topical significance of his thoughts took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 26.
Society

Plan to develop northern midland, mountainous area

The Prime Minister has passed a development plan for the Northern Midland and Mountainous Area by 2030 which was tailored to emphasise the region’s important role in socio-economic growth, national defence, security, diplomacy and ecological environment.
Vietnam, Thailand issue Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam, Thailand issue Joint Statement

Vietnam and Thailand have issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of the official visit to Thailand of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.
New milestone in Vietnam-Indonesia ties Politics

New milestone in Vietnam-Indonesia ties

The upcoming state visit of President Truong Tan Sang to Indonesia from June 27-28 is a historic development in the relationship between Vietnam and Indonesia, Vietnamese Ambassador to the country Nguyen Xuan Thuy said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
VN, Argentina vow to boost mutual support Politics

VN, Argentina vow to boost mutual support

Vietnam and Argentina have agreed to enhance their coordination and mutual support at international organisations and multilateral forums such as the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation.
The agreement was made during the June 23-25 visit to Argentina by a Vietnamese interdisciplinary delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
ADB, Norway help Myanmar develop tourism World

ADB, Norway help Myanmar develop tourism

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its latest press release that it will coordinate with the Government of Norway to assist Myanmar in developing tourism through a 500-million-USD Tourism Master Plan.
Culture - Sports

ASEAN, Korean arts performed at heritage festival

Original and eye-catching performances from nine art troupes hailing from eight ASEAN countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) brought a multi-cultural atmosphere to the ancient town of Hoi An in central coastal Quang Nam province on June 23.
Party chief departs for Thailand Politics

Party chief departs for Thailand

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong and his entourage left Hanoi on June 25, starting his three-day official visit to Thailand at the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
World

UNESCO adds 19 world heritage sites

The World Heritage Committee (WHC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has recognised 19 new world heritage sites during its 37th Conference, which is taking place in Siem Reap, Cambodia.