World media summit closes World

World media summit closes

The first World Media Summit (WMS) wrapped up in Beijing, China, on Oct. 10 with the issuance of a joint statement.
World

GMS countries discuss energy development

Officials from several agencies of the member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) are gathering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to discuss the development of energy in the sub region.
Politics

Int’l friends cheer Fatherland Front congress

Front officials from Laos, China, Cuba and Cambodia have shared joy, warm sentiments and durable friendship with their Vietnamese counterparts while attending the seventh National VFF Congress.
Society

Meeting to mark China’s National Day in Hanoi

The Vietnam-China Friendship Association (VCFA) held a meeting in Hanoi on Sept. 26, gathering Vietnamese people, who used to study or work in China, to mark the 60 th National Day of China (Oct. 1).
Health

Clinical tests of new drugs discussed

Almost 200 domestic and foreign managers and scientists are gathering in Lam Dong province in the central highlands to discuss circulating memo’s on the clinical tests of new drugs and standard procedures for the ethics council in biomedicine research on humans.
Society

Laws on labour and trade unions to be amended

Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a seminar in Hanoi in an effort to complete Vietnam ’s laws on labour and trade unions.
63 more cases of A/H1N1 flu reported Health

63 more cases of A/H1N1 flu reported

The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 63 new infections of the A/H1N1 influenza, bringing the total number of cases to 1,363 nationwide with two deaths as of 5pm on Aug. 14.
PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030 Politics

PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked international consultants to focus on preserving the tangible and intangible values of Hanoi ’s old quarter and developing linkages between the city and other localities while working on a master plan for the city toward 2030.