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.

EU provides aid for typhoon Katsana victims

The Eu ropean Commission on September 30 announced two million EUR (2.9 million USD) in fast-track humanitarian aid to help victims of Typhoon Katsana in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims Politics

Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on Sept. 30 sent a message of sympathy to the families of the victims of tropical storm Ketsana, which has swept through the central and Central Highlands regions.

UN Human Rights Council endorses Vietnam’s UPR

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Sept. 24 endorsed Vietnam’s national report under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism at a session that drew the participation of representatives of all 192 Council members, and international and non-governmental organisations.
Vietnam News Agency celebrates 64th birthday Politics

Vietnam News Agency celebrates 64th birthday

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) is determined to develop into a strong national media group and a prestigious news agency in the region, VNA General Director Tran Mai Huong said on the agency’s 64th founding anniversary on Sept. 15.

Vietnam calls on Int’l community to support Haiti

Further efforts are needed to support the Haitian authorities to implement targeted social and economic programmes in a bid to address the extreme vulnerability of the country, Ambassador Le Luong Minh, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the Untied Nations, has said.

No free treatment for traffic offenders

People injured in traffic accidents will no longer have hospital fees paid for by medical insurance, unless they have the proper paperwork to prove they did not violate traffic regulations.

Friendship officials work to enhance Vietnam-US ties

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Associations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong led a delegation to visit the US from August 29 to September 5 with the aim of making the best use of the people-to-people diplomacy to promote bilateral Vietnam-US cooperation.