PM attends seventh ASEAN – US Summit Politics

PM attends seventh ASEAN – US Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the seventh ASEAN – US Summit in Bangkok on November 4, within the framework of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit Politics

PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Group of Seven (G7) Outreach Summit in Quebec, Canada on June 9 (Canada time), affirming Vietnam’s commitment to joining the international community in early translating the Paris Agreement into reality.
Work starts on Hanoi's Ring Road 3 extension Society

Work starts on Hanoi's Ring Road 3 extension

Construction work on extending Ring Road 3, the lifeline of Hanoi, started this morning. The project is estimated to cost more than 3.1 trillion VND (137.8 million USD) from the city’s budget.
Society

Da Nang develops public transport

The central city of Da Nang will apply intelligent transport solutions (ITS) to develop its public transport system, including promoting social investment in the bus network.
Experts talk legal issues on Chinese rig placed in VN’s waters Politics

Experts talk legal issues on Chinese rig placed in VN’s waters

Vietnamese and foreign legal experts are gathering at an international workshop opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 26 to debate legal issues regarding China’s illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig inside Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continent shelf.
Politics

Vietnam to resolutely defend national sovereignty: official

Prof. Dr. Vu Van Hien, deputy head of the Party Central Committee's Theory Council, outlined his vision of China’s illegal acts that have resulted in the escalation of tensions in the East Sea in a recent interview granted to a Japanese reporter, according to radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
Culture - Sports

Exploring Cu Chi by river

CNN has listed a system of tunnels in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi district as one of the world’s top underground tourist attractions. The complex of tunnels was formed between 1946 and 1948 48 during the resistance war against French aggression. During the Vietnam War, the tunnels, built on an area of the so-called “Iron Land” in southern Vietnam, were used as hospitals, communication and supply routes, and living quarters for Vietnamese soldiers. A reporter from Vietnam Investment Review’Timeout finds out more.
Society

Women fight back against domestic violence

Nguyen Thi Na (not her real name), a 35-year-old resident of Tien Du District in northern Bac Ninh Province , has been the victim of domestic violence for about four years now.