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Vietnam, Singapore satisfied with thriving relations

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Vietnam, Singapore satisfied with thriving relations

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore have expressed their satisfaction with the vigorous growth in the two countries' relations in recent years, especially since the establishment of a strategic partnership five years ago.

US psychotherapist uses creativity to heal

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US psychotherapist uses creativity to heal

American psychotherapist Douglas Holwerda, whose primary work is talk therapy for those who are dealing with life problems or mental health issues, never planned to move to Vietnam - but now he’s lived here since 2011.

Nghe An court upholds jail terms for man provoking social disturbances

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Nghe An court upholds jail terms for man provoking social disturbances

The People’s Court of Nghe An on April 24 upheld a lower court’s verdict, sentencing Hoang Duc Binh to seven years in prison on the charge of “resisting on-duty officials” and another seven years for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe on the interests of the State, and legitimate rights and interests of organisations and citizens.”

Vietnam respects freedom of religion, belief: official

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Vietnam respects freedom of religion, belief: official

The Vietnamese Government always respects and protects the right to freedom of religion and belief of all citizens, but does not allow abuse of those freedoms or exploitation of a belief or religion to violate the law, said Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang.

Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

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Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

Vietnam and Sri Lanka have agreed to maintain and intensify the exchange of all-level delegations of their legislative bodies, particularly special committees, in order to share information and experience in parliamentary activities, law making and supervision.

Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement

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Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement

Myanmar's State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the President’s Office, paid an official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. On this occasion, the two nations issued a joint statement.

Leading brands join HVACR Vietnam 2018

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Leading brands join HVACR Vietnam 2018

More than 200 brands and companies from 12 countries and territories are showcasing their products at the 12th International Exhibition on Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Air Filtration & Purification and Refrigeration System (HVACR Vietnam 2018), which opened in Hanoi on April 18.

Exhibition shows Vietnamese steely will during resistance wars

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Exhibition shows Vietnamese steely will during resistance wars

A special exhibition on mementoes featuring Vietnam’s resistance wars opened to the public on April 18 in Hoa Lo prison, Hanoi, providing a chance for not only Vietnamese people but also foreigners to get an insight into the Vietnamese victory to gain independence and freedom.

Vietnam, Laos honour women’s union activists

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Vietnam, Laos honour women’s union activists

The Vietnamese and Lao States have honoured several units and individuals of the women’s unions of the two countries for their outstanding contribution to the traditional friendship and special solidarity between Vietnamese and Laos women and peoples.

Vietnam, Laos seek to enhance religious cooperation

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Vietnam, Laos seek to enhance religious cooperation

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) of Vietnam Vu Chien Thang and Chanthavong Senamathmonti, Vice President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Central Committee held talks in Vientiane on April 5 to discuss ways to foster religious cooperation between the two countries.