Politics

VN, Laos reviews friendship in post-colonial period

A symposium on the establishment of the north-western resistance committee during Vietnam and Laos ’s wars against the French is scheduled to be held by the end of March or early April in Laos ’s province of Sainyabuli.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi gets culture complex

Visitors and local Hanoians will have somewhere new to enjoy Vietnamese art forms and Vietnamese cuisine, as a new cultural complex has recently opened in the capital city.
Politics

Da Nang celebrates VN-Russia diplomatic ties

A music performance entitled “Vietnam-Russia Friendship Melody”, was held at the Trung Vuong theatre in the central city of Da Nang on Jan. 19 as part of celebrations of the 60 th anniversary of the Vietnam-Russia diplomatic ties (Jan. 30).
Business

Border economic zone set up in Ha Giang province

The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang held a ceremony on Jan. 12 to announce the government’s decision on the establishment of a national border gate economic zone (EZ).
Society

Youths meet to foster triangle development

Young people from 10 provinces in the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam development triangle gathered at a forum in Vietnam ’s Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to discuss ways of boosting the region’s development.
Culture - Sports

Festival highlights wet rice culture

Vietnam will hold its first Rice Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from November 26 to 30 to introduce to the world the country’s wet rice civilisation – an essential part of its culture.
World

RoK, Japan ok with US-DPRK bilateral talks

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan announced on September 14 that they are not opposed to direct talks between the US and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea if these help to revive stalled six-nation talks on nuclear disarmament.