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20 years of Vietnam – US relations marked

16:20 | 07/02/2015

(VOV) -The HCM City Union of Friendship Organizations on July 2 celebrated the 20th anniversary of Vietnam – US diplomatic ties (1995 -2015) and 239 years of US Independence Day (1776 -2015) in the presence of municipal leaders, representatives from US Consulate General and students in Ho Chi Minh City.

Volunteers swing into action for season of exams

12:14 | 07/02/2015

As more than a million students sat for the national high school exam on July 1, volunteers with the programme Give Strength During Exam Season were busy helping candidates from other provinces who came to the big cities to take the exam.

AusAID helps coastal residents adapt to climate change

11:34 | 07/02/2015

An internationally-funded climate change response project in the Mekong Delta province Tien Giang has proved effective, providing local authorities and residents with a fundamental understanding of the issue.

Health sector opens new training courses against MERS-CoV

09:24 | 07/02/2015

The Ministry of Health has asked health departments across the country to increase training courses for doctors and nurses to proactively cope with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) as it develops.

ASEAN, UN pledge to strengthen cooperation

09:07 | 07/02/2015

The ASEAN and United Nations and will continue to strengthen cooperation and institutional ties within the framework of the Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership between the two organisations signed in 2011.

Muong Khuong, Bat Xat - new destinations in Lao Cai province

17:08 | 07/01/2015

Muong Khuong and Bat Xat districts in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai boast high potential for tourism development alongside popular destinations like Sa Pa town and the Bac Ha market.

Logo and mascot for Asian beach games approved

16:34 | 07/01/2015

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has officially approved the logo and mascot for the 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) to be held in the central city of Da Nang in 2016, announced the Vietnam Sports Administration on July 1.

US, Iran presidents issue warnings as nuclear talks extended

11:40 | 07/01/2015

Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on June 30, while US President Barack Obama said there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off.

Well-known Vietnamese in America

11:02 | 07/01/2015

The strength of the overseas Vietnamese community in the economy in the US has been featured in the American media. Therefore, Vietnam’s policy of calling for contributions from overseas Vietnamese to the country’s development is necessary.

Football coaching for vulnerable children

08:56 | 07/01/2015

CEO of the Manchester United Foundation John Shields and a number of football coaches will visit Ho Chi Minh City and provide free football coaching for local social workers and vulnerable children from June 30-July 3.

Vietnam, Thailand holds fifth political consultation

08:40 | 07/01/2015

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung and Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Foreign Ministry Norachit Sinhaseni co-chaired the fifth political consultation between the two ministries on June 29 in Hanoi.

Nguyen Van Linh’s 100th birth anniversary commemorated

16:50 | 06/30/2015

Party and State leaders officiated a celebration of the 100th birth anniversary (July 1) of the late Party chief Nguyen Van Linh in his hometown, the northern province of Hung Yen, on June 30.

China’s land reclamation triggers major concern

11:07 | 06/30/2015

The Diplomat, an online international news magazine covering politics, society and culture in the Asia- Pacific, on June 24, published an article about China’s land reclamation in the East Sea, internationally known as the South China Sea.

40 years of Vietnamese integration in Germany

08:44 | 06/30/2015

A festival featuring the Vietnamese community’s 40-year integration and development in Germany was held in Berlin on June 28 as part of activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.

Ao dai fashion show hits Berlin runway

10:18 | 06/29/2015

A fashion show of ao dai, the traditional Vietnamese long robe, was held in Berlin on June 27 with the participation of Spanish designer Diego Cortizas.