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Danang to host East Asian Seas Congress

11:45 | 05/26/2015

The central city of Danang will host the fifth East Asian Seas Congress in November this year, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on May 25.

Promoting Vietnamese agro-produce through PPPs

10:10 | 05/26/2015

Vietnam’s farming sector has been transformed over the last five years through the public-private partnership model between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and various multinationals.

Vietnam, Laos foster media cooperation

17:32 | 05/25/2015

As many as 41 reporters from Lao news agencies are participating in a week-long training course on press briefing and commentary skills run by the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC).

US scholars, experts discuss East Sea situation

17:30 | 05/25/2015

Leading experts and scholars from US universities and institutes came together at a workshop in Washington last weekend to discuss the convergence of marine science and geopolitics in the East Sea.

Conduct code to combat sexual harassment at work made public

16:55 | 05/25/2015

A code of conduct to prevent sexual harassment at work was made public at a seminar in Hanoi on May 25 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs in coordination with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest

16:24 | 05/25/2015

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on May 24, beating Russia and Italy in the world's biggest international music show.

Most expensive films ever made in the world

09:29 | 05/26/2015

(VOV) - “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”, “Avatar” or “Avengers: Age of Ultron” become most expensive films ever made in the world.

Ministry aims to build more roads in Central Highlands

17:19 | 05/24/2015

The Transport Ministry aims to mobilise some VND65 trillion (US$3 billion) through 2020 to complete the national highway system in the Tay Nguyen Central Highlands, according to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands Region.

When local talents earn trust

10:48 | 05/24/2015

Gifu Kogyo Vietnam Co., Ltd. is one among the small contingence of software companies in Vietnam which are run by 100%-Vietnamese staff although it is a wholly Japanese owned investment by Gifu Kogyo Group.

Israel thanks US for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UN

10:58 | 05/24/2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear weapons ban at a major United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on May 23.

Creative festive day for Vietnamese aspirations opens

17:38 | 05/23/2015

Books offering lodestar for a better life will be introduced to the youth during the creative festive day for Vietnamese aspirations which kicked off at the Vietnam Youth Academy in Hanoi on May 23.

Vietnam arrests 2 Korean fugitives wanted by Interpol

10:35 | 05/22/2015

Police in Hanoi said they would hand over to the Republic of Korea (RoK) authorities two fugitives who were hunted for allegedly defrauding a dozen of victims of US$9 million in their native country.

American investors see Vietnam as strategic market

10:34 | 05/22/2015

Ranked No. 7 of 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam for the past five years, the United States has invested more capital in the country through new brands.

Fencers hoping to take first blood at SEA Games

09:57 | 05/22/2015

Vietnamese fencers are aiming to win the first gold medals for the Vietnam sports delegation at the coming 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Singapore next month.

Vietnam food watchdog reassures consumers amid fake rice rumor

10:06 | 05/22/2015

The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA), the country’s food safety watchdog, has asked members of the public to settle their nerves as a rumor about fake rice made of plastic is sweeping through several Asian countries.