PM leaves on tour of Europe, Asia Politics

PM leaves on tour of Europe, Asia

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, his wife and a governmental high-ranking delegation leaves Hanoi on September 14 on official visits to Kazakhstan, Denmark and Hungary.
Politics

Vietnam, South Africa step up legislative cooperation

Further efforts are needed to boost the exchange of visits by parliamentary delegations between Vietnam and South Africa as well as the exchange of working experiences among the two legislative bodies, a Vietnamese legislator has said.
Society

Students earn Buddhist degrees

Almost 550 students who competed their Buddhism studies at the Vietnam Buddhism University received their degrees in the presence of Buddhist dignitaries from several countries at a convocation ceremony held at Pho Quang Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on September 8.
Society

Vietnam, Australia sign MoU on judicial cooperation

The Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam, Truong Hoa Binh and his counterpart from the Federal Court of Australia, Michel Black, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on an increased level of judicial cooperation between the two countries.
Politics

Vietnam’s National Day marked abroad

A range of activities were organised in Australia, Germany, Libya and New Zealand to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day and the August Revolution.
Seminar discusses child adoption bill Society

Seminar discusses child adoption bill

The adoption of Vietnamese orphans by foreigners will only be accepted after all attempts to place them with a local family have failed, says the child adoption bill drafted by the Ministry of Justice.
Society

Day-long programme commemorates Orange Day

VTV4, a channel for overseas Vietnamese, is broadcasting round-the-clock programming on August 10 related to Agent Orange and its victims, to commemorate “Orange Day”.
AO victims to win justice, says President Society

AO victims to win justice, says President

Vietnamese AO victims’ ongoing struggle for justice will be successful, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet at a charity art progamme entitled “ Justice and Heart” held in Hanoi on August 8.
Society

Int’l support for AO/Dioxin victims pours in

Many international organisations said in letters to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) on the occasion of “For AO Victims Day 2009” (August 10) that they will stand side by side with the association’s struggle for justice.
Society

Trial begins for former public security chief inspector

The Da Nang People’s Court on August 6 began trying three former officials from the Ministry of Public Security and a civilian on charges of “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to infringe upon State interests and the legitimate interests of organisations and citizens”.