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Greetings on UN solidarity day with Palestinians

22:52 | 11/24/2014

President Truong Tan Sang has sent his greetings to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on the occasion of the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people (November 29).

PM Dung attends 9th East Asia Summit

16:20 | 11/13/2014

(VOV) - On November 13, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and ASEAN leaders attended the 9th East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar as part of the 25th ASEAN Summit.

PM Dung meets with UN Secretary General

17:32 | 11/12/2014

(VOV) -Vietnam has been actively and responsibly taking part in many important agencies of the United Nations (UN), as well as making significant contributions to building UN strategies and programmes of action, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

09:42 | 11/10/2014

Concerned agencies and non-government organisations in Vietnam are working hard to save wild bears from extinction and from being used in the production of bile.

Rare flora species recognised as Vietnam Heritage Trees

09:01 | 11/07/2014

Hoang Lien National Park in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai received certificates of Vietnam Heritage Trees for two rare flora species in the park at a ceremony on November 5.

UN Secretary General hails Vietnam’s achievements

12:47 | 11/06/2014

Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-moon spoke highly of Vietnam’s comprehensive development achievements at a meeting with Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, in New York on November 5.

Vingroup opens five-star resort in Phu Quoc

17:01 | 11/02/2014

(VOV) -Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort welcomed 4 charter flights from the Republic of Korea, China, and Russia on its inauguration on November 1 after ten months of construction.

Easier foreign ownership likely to revive property market

19:13 | 11/01/2014

(VOV) -A Construction Ministry recent proposal on creating more favourable conditions for foreigners to buy property is considered a step in the right direction to attract stronger foreign investment inflows.

Vietnam urged to meet int'l standards for TPP

21:32 | 10/22/2014

The US asked Vietnam to comply with the international regulations on intellectual property, the environment and labour, which would facilitate the timely conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, visiting Trade Representative Michael Froman told President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on October 22.

Vietnam to lift casino ban for Vietnamese citizens

12:33 | 10/20/2014

Casinos are to be open to Vietnamese citizens aged 21 and above who meet certain background and financial criteria, according to the amendments to the draft decree on casinos that are currently under consideration.

Five-star ship brings over 3,000 foreign visitors to Vietnam

18:43 | 10/13/2014

(VOV) -Royal Caribbean International's Voyager of the Seas docked at Cai Mep international port, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, on October 12, bringing more than 3,000 foreign passengers and crew members to the southern province.

Vietnam considers lifting import ban on French beef

08:58 | 10/09/2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked with assessing whether to lift the ban on beef imports from France once the products meet Vietnamese requirements.

EU warns Vietnam fruit and vegetable growers

12:54 | 10/07/2014

(VOV) -The European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) has issued a warning to Vietnam fruit and vegetable growers, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s European Market Department announced on Oct. 6.

US considers Vietnam a promising partner in Asia Pacific

18:39 | 10/02/2014

(VOV) - The US views Vietnam as a promising partner in the Asia Pacific Region, according to policymakers for Southeast Asian Studies in a report on US-Vietnam relations released by the Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) on October 2.

Arms sales ban lifting benefits US-Vietnam ties

11:29 | 10/01/2014

If the US lifted its ban on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam it would mark a positive move in bilateral relations, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen said.