Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on March 31 in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid Arab intervention on the ground.
The finance ministry (MoF) has increased the export duty on gold jewellery of more than 95% purity from zero to 2%.
(VOV) -Themed “Sustainable development goals: Turning words into action”, the 132nd General Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU 132) in Hanoi from March 28 to April 1 will be an important forum to enhance the parliament’s voice in implementing international development goals.
(VOV) - Speed films such as “Speed”, “Gone in 60 Seconds” or “Fast & Furious” are considered the masterpieces of the world, which are most favourite all time.
(VOV) - The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company of Vietnam Ltd has been named the – Best Life Insurance Company in Vietnam at its annual Golden Dragon Awards Ceremony.
The 2015 Spring Book Festival, presenting 5,000 book titles, will take place from March 25 to 29 at the Vietnam Women's Museum, No.36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi.
Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is likely to edge up to 6.1% in 2015 and 6.2% in 2016, according to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2015 released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
A five-member gang in HCM City, headed by a Taiwanese person, was prosecuted for impersonating the police to commit fraud and steal nearly VND1.8 billion (US$85,700).
Police in Hanoi have suggested the local People’s Procuracy prosecuted two women for alleged child trafficking that investigations have showed took place at a pagoda.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has released an ultimatum for commercial banks that they must sell all their bad debts by the end of the third quarter of 2015.
Athletes of Vietnamese national teams are now in their peak training period in Hanoi ahead of the 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in Singapore from June 5 to 16.
A high ranking military delegation led by Vietnam’s Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh attended the opening ceremony of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2015 (LIMA2015) in Malaysia on March 17.
It is essential to prioritise draft laws to realise the 2013 Constitution in the law and ordinance development programme for 2016, said National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu at the ongoing 36th session of the NA Standing Committee on March 16.
Construction begin on March 15 on a 3.5-km road to the Bac Luan II bridge, which will connect Mong Cai city of the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh with Dongxing in China’s Guangxi province.
Recently, police have arrested a vice director of OceanBank in an extensive investigation in allegations of the lending violations committed by the Hanoi-based bank leaders.