PM calls for joined hands for the poor

The ceremony was jointly held by the Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs on the evening of 15 October. Over the past 17 years, the movement to assist the poor in escaping poverty has been widely expanded in society. […]

Military unit builds school for students in border area

The ceremony saw the participation of former State President Truong Tan Sang, representatives of Long An province, and units under the Army Corps 16, along with teachers and students of My Quy Tay Secondary School. The 315sq.m recently-completed building consists of two floors, six classrooms while the upgraded […]

National Assembly Chairwoman active at IPU-137

In her speech, the NA Chairwoman emphasized that scientific successes have benefited all nations, however, the world is facing an array of complicated issues, such as climate change, poverty, terrorism, extremism, non-traditional security threats, discrimination and racial and religious conflicts. Ms. Ngan believed that weapons, wars and violence […]

Traffic police ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

The event was held in order to encourage policemen to heighten their responsibilities, overcome difficulties to fulfill the assigned missions, contributing to ensuring absolute safety for senior leaders of the Party and the State as well as high-ranking international visitors. In addition, the event aimed at calling upon people across the country to cooperate […]

Hong Kong businesses eye VN opportunities

In addition to traditional fields, such as clothing, real estate, agro-forestry-fisheries, Hong Kong investors are looking to fund infrastructure and waste treatment in the form of public-private partnership (PPP) models, the Voice of Vietnam cited Tina Phan, Director of Indochina at HKTDC, as saying.  The director said she […]

Dog thief killed during fight with angry villagers in Hanoi

Police in Hanoi have summoned four people they suspect of being involved in the killing of an alleged dog thief on Thursday, another brutal episode of mob justice versus pet kidnappers in Vietnam. Villagers in Phu Xuyen District on the city’s outskirts chased after two dog thieves on Thursday afternoon after the duo had […]

Vietnam boosts parliamentary ties with RoK, Iran

At a meeting with Speaker of the RoK’s National Assemby Chung Sye-kyun (Photo: VNA) Saint Petersburg (VNA) – Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with top legislators from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Iran on the margins of the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-137) in Saint […]

Television programme raises fund for the poor in Hanoi, HCM City

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the event (Source:VNA)  Hanoi (VNA) – A programme broadcast on Vietnam Television linking Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with the theme “Joining hands for the Poor – Leaving no one behind” took place in Hanoi on October 15.  The event was in response to […]

Philippines, Australian forces stage sea drill as ties deepen

More than 100 soldiers in Filipino and Australian naval forces run a disaster response drill (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – More than 100 soldiers in Filipino and Australian naval forces on October 15 ran a disaster response drill in Subic Bay, northwest of Manila, the Philippines to deepen security ties in a region prone […]

Vietnam attends youth festival in Russia

Some 150 members of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee led by its first Secretary Le Quoc Phong attended the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students that officially opened in Sochi, Russia, on October 15. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the opening ceremony The festival, themed “For peace, solidarity […]

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