Vietnam will establish 16 maritime reserves spreading from the north to the south by 2015 and plan to expand the system and put several new reserves into operation during 2016-2020 period.
(VOV) - A Vietnam railway trade delegation has attended the French railway trade union’s 42nd congress over November 25–29.
(VOV) -India on November 23 began training 500 Vietnamese sailors under a defence initiative between the two countries.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Russia are scheduled to sign 15 cooperation documents during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Hanoi on November 12, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son.
(VOV) - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) forecasts Typhoon Krosa, the 12th storm Vietnam faced this year, will move into the East Sea on October 31.
(VOV) -A Vietnamese delegation led by Colonel Ngo Ngoc Thu, Deputy Head cum Chief of the Staff of the Vietnam Marine Police Department has participated in the 9th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting in Thailand on October 29-30.
(VOV) - Eleven Vietnamese timber manufacturing companies have joined more than 2,000 participating businesses at the High Point Market—the world’s largest furniture industry trade show—in the US state of North Carolina.
Vietnam exported nearly US$1.53 billion worth of goods to other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in September.
(VOV) - Japanese coastal defence ships docked at Danang Port on October 19, beginning their friendship visit to the central city.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) on October 16 decided to give emergency aid worth VND2 billion in cash and kinds to three central provinces and cities hardest hit by cyclonic storm Nari, the 11th to strike Vietnam this year.
Vietnam and China have issued a joint statement on further deepening their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the new period, on the occasion of Premier Li Keqiang’s official visit to Vietnam from October 13-15.
(VOV) - Vietnam gives top priority to adapting to climate change to minimize the consequences of floods, tidal surges, salt infiltration, and landslides, says Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
Relevant agencies are seeking ways to salvage the Panamanian ship Bright Royal and deal with its oil slick. The vessel is drifting south after being stranded in the waters of Ly Son island, the central province of Quang Ngai.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s leading travel operator Saigontourist will welcome 4,500 foreign passengers and crew members on three luxury cruise ships touring Vietnam this October.
(VOV) - Panama flagged ship Bright Royal went aground in the waters about 6 nautical miles north west of Quang Ngai province’s Ly Son island early on October 4, releasing large amounts of oil into the sea.