Vietnam, UK issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint statement

Vietnam and the UK issued a joint statement following the talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the visiting UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Hanoi on July 29.
Society

Hanoi to act on dike infractions

Vexed municipal authorities are hoping much tougher actions in the coming two months against those weakening the city's dike system will make some headway against rampant violations.
Vietnam verifies news on child slavery in UK Society

Vietnam verifies news on child slavery in UK

The Vietnamese Embassy to the UK is working closely with relevant agencies to verify the news that 3,000 Vietnamese children were trafficked into cannabis production in the UK as reported by The Guardian newspaper.
Vietnam, China reinforce security cooperation Politics

Vietnam, China reinforce security cooperation

Vietnam and China have agreed to continue intensifying their security cooperation in a result-oriented manner, turning relations in this field into one of pillars of their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
Death penalty restrictions discussed Politics

Death penalty restrictions discussed

Lawmakers discussed abolishing the death penalty for several crime categories as well as criteria for commuting capital punishment sentences to life imprisonment in Hanoi on April 7.