Vietnam, New Zealand looks towards closer defence ties Politics

Vietnam, New Zealand looks towards closer defence ties

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich held talks with his New Zealand counterpart Ron Mark in Wellington on November 5 following an official welcome ceremony with traditional Maori rituals for the former.
Religions promote role in environmental protection, humanitarian aid Society

Religions promote role in environmental protection, humanitarian aid

The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) Central Committee and the Nordic Assistance to Vietnam- Norwegian Church Aids co-organised a training course in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10, focusing on the Humanitarian Charter and other criteria of humanitarian aid for religious dignitaries and followers.
PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines Politics

PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had meetings with leaders of the South Pacific countries of Nauru and Marshall, and Guyana, a South American country, on the sidelines of the sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.
PM highlights significance of fostering ASEAN-India ties ASEAN

PM highlights significance of fostering ASEAN-India ties

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underscored the need to continue fostering and deepening ASEAN’s relations with India, focusing on optimizing projects on narrowing development gaps, strengthening connectivity and people-to-people contacts and broadening cooperation areas.
Society

Flood-proof houses built for central province

The central province of Nghe An and the Central Natural Disaster Relief Fund are working together to speed up the construction of seven flood-resistant community houses in areas vulnerable to the natural calamity.
Politics

PM Dung presents Government’s report at National Assembly

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung presented the Government’s report on the socio-economic situation in 2013, results of the first three-year implementation of the five-year plan 2011-2015 and the tasks for 2014-2015, on the first day of the 6 th session of the 13 th National Assembly, which opened in Hanoi on October 21.