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 took place at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on December 1.
Vietnam taps China on judicial reform Politics

Vietnam taps China on judicial reform

Vietnam wants to learn from China and its fellow members of ASEAN's experiences in judicial reform so as to build a strong, democratic and firm judiciary, emphasised State President Nguyen Minh Triet.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence on visit

The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for POW/MIA affairs, Robert Newberry, during his visit here from November 9-13, turned over a number of personal items believed to have belonged to Vietnamese soldiers fallen during the US War.

President Triet welcomes Asian Olympic leader

President Nguyen Minh Triet welcomed Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah in Hanoi on Oct. 30, asking for the OCA’s support to Vietnam in hosting regional sports events.

Vietnam hopes for continued UN support

Vietnam hopes that UN organisations will continue to support its national renewal process, and help it complete the Millennium Goals, cope with climate change and protect the environment.
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

Vietnam, Germany ready for new stage of cooperation

Vietnam and Germany are ready for a new stage of dynamic and more effective cooperation, Conrad Cappell, German Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City , said on Oct. 1. Cappell made the remarks while attending a celebration of his country’s 19th unification day, and took the opportunity to also extend condolences from the German government and people on the heavy loss of life and property in Vietnam ’s central provinces due to the recent tropical storm Ketsana.