Society

Vietnam, France work on technology university project

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has held talks with French Higher Education and Research Minister Valerie Pecresse and official from some universities of France on a project to build a university of technologies in Vietnam with assistance from France .
Politics

ASEAN-Japan businesses boost ties

ASEAN and Japanese businesses agreed on the need to boost bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the group’s member countries and Japan .
Politics

Vietnam, India step up cooperation

The visiting Vietnamese Vice State President, Nguyen Thi Doan, held talks with her Indian counterpart Mohamed Hamid Ansari in New Delhi on Oct. 1 to discuss ways of furthering cooperation in all fields.
World

RoK sends advance team to DPRK for family reunions

Officials from the Republic of Korea travelled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on September 21 to prepare for the forthcoming reunions between families, the first in nearly two years, reported the Yonhap News Agency.
Society

World media to be pampered

All preparations for media outlets have been completed for the upcoming third Asian Indoor Games (AIG) later this month, said Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Chien Thang at the second AIG Media Conference on Sept. 30 in Hanoi.
Health

Closer links needed to combat pandemics

Closer cooperation between nations, governments and organisations as well as citizens is essential if the world is to combat epidemics, natural disasters and calamities, said a representative of Vietnam ’s Red Cross Society (VRC).
Politics

State President to attend UN summits

State President Nguyen Minh Triet will lead a delegation to the UN Security Council’s Summit and the general debate of the 64th UN General Assembly in New York from Sept. 23-26.
Politics

Vietnam, Libya boost bilateral ties

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Dao Viet Trung visited Libya from August 31 to September 2 to boost the relationship between the two countries.
Society

Ministry urges stepped-up monitoring of A/H1N1

The Health Ministry has asked Hanoi , Ho Chi Minh City , and the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa , which have reported the largest number of infections of the A/H1N1 influenza, to take special measures to monitor the development of the flu to minimize its spread to other localities.
World

UN meeting talks how to cope climate change

The third World Climate Conference (WCC-3) opened on August 31 in Geneve, bringing together some 2,500 experts to discuss the global access to information and services for countries worldwide to better cope with climate change.