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Vietnam vows to promote rights of people with disabilities

09:20 | 11/28/2014

Vietnam will work harder to fully realise the rights of people with disabilities that are prescribed in its Constitution, international conventions and programmes.

Japan links businesses in HCMC

19:07 | 11/27/2014

(VOV) - More than 30 Japanese and hundreds of Vietnamese small and medium sized enterprises gathered on November 27 in Ho Chi Minh City for a business matching event sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

Collective bargaining helps to increase workers' wages

10:04 | 11/27/2014

Collective bargaining offered workers an opportunity to earn more than the minimum wage, a key issue in Vietnam, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in a country brief presented at a conference in Hanoi on November 26.

Battle looms over proposed Hoan Kiem cultural centre

09:59 | 11/27/2014

A project to build a four-storey cultural centre 12 metres from Hoan Kiem Lake has resurfaced after four years of consideration and heated debate.

ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure

09:20 | 11/26/2014

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese Government on November 25 signed a 50 million USD loan agreement to upgrade the country’s tourism infrastructure, boost tourist spending, and create more jobs for poor and ethnic minority communities.

Government inspectors visit Cambodia

01:24 | 11/26/2014

President of the Cambodian National Assembly Heng Samrin received a delegation of the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam led by Deputy Inspector General Nguyen Duc Hanh in Phnom Penh on November 24.

Vi-Giam folk singing seeks UNESCO recognition

12:39 | 11/25/2014

(VOV) -Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien is leading a Vietnamese delegation seeking UNESCO recognition for Vi-Giam folk singing at a conference in Paris.

Experts seek to improve community learning centres’ effectiveness

12:29 | 11/25/2014

Japan’s experience in implementing community-based learning centres (Kominkan/CLCs) was shared at an international workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24 with an aim to improve the effectiveness of similar facilities in Vietnam.

Vietnam-Korea Technology College inaugurated

12:24 | 11/25/2014

The Vietnam-Korea Vocational College of Technology in northern Bac Giang province officially inaugurated and launched its 2014-15 academic year on November 24.

Running event calls for no violence against women

14:43 | 11/24/2014

The Vietnam Farmers’ Union and the United Nations Population Fund co-organised a running event in Hanoi on November 23 in response to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls (November 25).

Party chief’s visit to Russia draws media attention

11:29 | 11/24/2014

Russia’s Pravda newspaper remarked Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Russia as a historical milestone in bilateral relations in an article featuring the event.

Property market on road to recovery

09:43 | 11/24/2014

Potential is seen in the development of the Vietnamese property market in the next 10 years, as it is now on the path of recovery.

Panama, Vietnam hold first deputy-ministerial consultation

21:29 | 11/23/2014

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc have agreed on a proposal to facilitate visits at all levels and establish effective cooperation mechanisms with Panama in a recent political consultation with his Panamanian counterpart Luis Miguel Hincapie.

BIDV increases support for businesses in Russia

21:24 | 11/23/2014

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) officially launched its working team in the Russian market at a ceremony in Moscow on November 22.

Party leader: Russia is Vietnam’s important partner

16:23 | 11/22/2014

(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has applauded Russia as a primary important partner of Vietnam in a recent interview given to the Russian News Agency TASS in the run up to his Russia visit.