A delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation led by its deputy head Nguyen Duy Viet paid a working visit to the US from May 10-14.
(VOV) - A hot low pressure is heading for the northern region of Vietnam from west, creating the first heat wave in the region this summer.
(VOV) - A criminal gang in Mong Cai city, Quang Ninh province, led by 39 year old Ha Tuan Dung, has been arrested for smuggling cars across international borders.
The “Vietnam-Japan Friendship Train” departed from Hanoi station to Ho Chi Minh City at 7pm on May 8, beginning its 30-trip operation on the North-South railway from now to September.
(VOV) -The Saigon Union of Trading Co-operatives, Limited (Saigon Co-op) and Singapore NTUC FairPrice Co-operative, Limited (FairPrice) announced their Saigon Co.op – FairPrice joint venture on May 4 with a proposed new chain of hypermarkets.
The “Vietnam-Japan Friendship Train” will run on the North-South railway from May 8 to September 23, as part of activities to celebrate the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Year.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s No.1 badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh was surprisingly disqualified from the first round of the 2013 Badminton Asia Championships in Taipei (China) on April 17.
(VOV) - A US-funded project to help connect and support Vietnamese small-and-medium sized businesses was launched in Hanoi and HCM City on April 17.
Vo Kim Phung won two gold medals in both the girls’ classical and girls’ blitz events at the Asian Junior Boys & Girls Under 20 Chess Championships 2013 which wrapped up in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on April 7.
(VOV) - Commercial banks are bearing the brunt of the economic slowdown, putting them in a paradoxical situation: they have an oversupply of money, but cannot lend it to businesses.
(VOV) - Due to different crop and weather patterns, Vietnam has plenty of opportunity to export agricultural and seafood products to the Japanese market. But there remain snags in meeting Japan’s strict food safety and hygiene requirements.
(VOV) - The Governments of Germany and Australia have provided non-refundable aid worth over EUR18 million to a climate change adaptation programme in Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta.
The number of women in leadership positions in political organizations, including the National Assembly and Government, has yet to reach its full potential, said deputy head of the Vietnam Women’s Union Nguyen Thi Thu Ha.
(VOV) - Anti-dumping and anti-subsidy lawsuits are posing a big challenge to Vietnam during its international integration process.
(VOV) - Over the past two months, Vietnamese nationals abroad have joined the millions of people in their home country fulfilling their political responsibility by offering their heartfelt opinions on draft constitutional revisions.