Authorities of the Central Highland province of Kon Tum on May 18 held a memorial service for 16 Vietnamese volunteer experts and soldiers whose remains had just been brought back from Laos and Cambodia.
(VOV) -Two-way trade between Vietnam and Cambodia reached US$1.3 billion in the first four months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 10 percent.
An e-learning centre at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology was inaugurated on May 15 with financial aid of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
(VOV) - Vietnamese businesses are intensifying investment abroad in the agro-forestry-fishery sector to expand their markets and save production and transport costs.
Delegations of Vietnam and Cambodia concluded the first round of negotiations on a draft bilateral extradition treaty in Hanoi on May 13.
(VOV) -The Vietnamese Marine Police and the US Department of State began a joint multilateral training course in Haiphong on May 13 to improve law enforcement capacity and increase maritime cooperation in the Gulf of Thailand.
(VOV) - The second Mekong Resources Forum on investment cooperation and the sustainable development of the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) - was held in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on May 10.
(VOV) - There are promising signs that timber exports will further pick up this year.
(VOV) - Buddhist nuns, monks and followers across the country along with those from Tu Nghiem and Duoc Su pagodas have donated more than US$17,000 to build a school for poor Vietnamese people living in Cambodia.
(VOV) - A regional conference on social welfare was held in Hanoi on May 6 to discuss ways to promote the field in four Southeast Asian nations- Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
(VOV) - Two Vietnamese and a Thai were killed in a road accident in Thailand on May 5.
More than 80 representatives of overseas Vietnamese (OV) organisations and Vietnamese living abroad have visited and presented gifts to officers, soldiers and residents in Truong Sa island district, central coastal Khanh Hoa province since early May.
As many as 160 competitors will take part in the ninth International Kite Competition on the beach at the Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort and Spa on May 18.
(VOV) - The number of tourist arrivals increased sharply during the past five-day holiday in celebration of National Reunification Day and May Day.
(VOV) - The Foreign Affairs Committees of National Assemblies from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam held their fifth conference in Cambodia from April 23-26 to discuss the role of parliaments in supporting the Development Triangle Area.