Politics

Vietnam elected again to UNESCO Executive Council

Vietnam has become a member of the UNESCO Executive Council for the 2009-2013 tenure after gaining 156 votes out of 178 ballots during the 35 th session of the UNESCO General Assembly in Paris on October 14.
Politics

Front president meets Chinese delegation

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Huynh Dam received a delegation of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Hanoi on Sept. 25.
Phat Diem diocese has new bishop Society

Phat Diem diocese has new bishop

Father Joseph Nguyen Nang was officially ordained Bishop of the Phat Diem diocese at the Phat Diem Cathedral, Kim Son district, in the northern province of Ninh Binh on September 8.
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Vietnam mourns death of former RoK President

The State, Government and people of Vietnam were saddened after hearing of the death of former President of the Republic of Korea Kim Dae-jung, said the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Dung.
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Laos presents awards to Da Nang officials

The Party Central Committee’s Commissions for External Relations of Vietnam and Laos held a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on July 27 to present Laos ’ Labour Order, its Friendship Order and Medal to several local entities and individuals.
Society

Trade union urged to focus on practical issues

Vietnam’s trade union should continue its important role in building up the working class and aim its operations at grassroots levels to address all issues arising in the work place as well as in daily life, said a senior leader.
Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam Politics

Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam

Revolutionary generations of Laos and Vietnam have been upholding and nurturing special relations between the two countries, in accordance with the shared wishes of their predecessors, said a top Lao leader on July 8.
Society

Vietnam, Netherlands boost agricultural cooperation

Vietnam and the Netherlands have agreed to boost cooperation on water for food and ecosystems by setting up a joint project on building measures to reduce the Mekong Delta’s vulnerability to climate change.
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Cambodian Deputy PM visits Binh Duong province

Cambodia wants to strengthen its friendship, solidarity and cooperation with Vietnam in general and with Binh Duong province in particular, said Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An while visiting the southern province on June 24.