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Vietnam tightens ties with political parties in Latin America

22:19 | 08/04/2015

A Party delegation led by Nguyen Viet Thao, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, paid a working visit to Mexico and attended the 21st meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum from July 29 to August 3, aiming to tighten friendship and cooperation with political parties in Latin America.

Plaintiff lawyers in French AO lawsuit determined to follow case

18:46 | 08/02/2015

Plaintiff lawyers in the lawsuit against 26 US chemical companies over their supply of chemical toxins used during the Vietnam War have expressed their firm determination to follow the case, though it could last 20 years or longer.

Australian veteran seeks mass grave of 42 Vietnamese soldiers for 12 years

11:01 | 08/02/2015

Haunted by burying 42 Vietnamese soldiers who sacrificed in a battle, Brian John Cleaver has returned to Vietnam to find the mass grave.

Quang Tri citadel embraces a glorious history

10:03 | 08/02/2015

(VOV) -Quang Tri citadel on the bank of river Thach Han was the site of fierce battles during the US war in Vietnam. The site became the tomb of tens of thousands of Vietnamese soldiers who sacrificed their lives for national liberation.

State President offers incense in tribute to late leader

08:34 | 08/02/2015

State President Truong Tan Sang offered incense in tribute to late lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho (1910-1996), who was Acting State President of Vietnam from 1980-1981, at the latter’s memorial site in southern Long An province on August 1.

Son My massacre victims remembered

16:20 | 07/29/2015

(VOV) - A poignant memorial service took place on July 29 to remember 504 civilians, many of whom were women and children that were killed in the 1968 massacre at Son My in central Quang Ngai province.

Additional 126 heroic mothers honoured in HCM City

17:29 | 07/26/2015

The State title of “Heroic Vietnamese Mothers” was presented to 126 women for their sacrifices to the national safeguarding cause at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 26 to mark the 68th War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

PM attends war memorial stele erecting ceremony in Kien Giang

17:22 | 07/26/2015

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 26 attended a ceremony to erect a memorial stele at a war relic site, which used to house the headquarters of armed forces of Rach Gia province (now known as Kien Giang province) during the anti-US resistance war from 1967-1969.

VUFO bolsters international friendship activities

08:55 | 07/23/2015

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) held a conference reviewing people-to-people relationships between Vietnam and other countries in the first six months of 2015 and to outline plans for the remaining months of the year.

Vietnam-Russia friendship space-flight celebrated

17:09 | 07/22/2015

The Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association and the Military Technical Academy held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 22 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam-Russia friendship space-flight mission (July 23).

Police sector honours revolution devotees

08:47 | 07/22/2015

The Ministry of Public Security acknowledged revolutionary devotees working in police forces at a meeting in Hanoi on July 21 which also saw the presence of State President Truong Tan Sang.

State leader receives former Soviet Union astronaut

22:13 | 07/21/2015

President Truong Tan Sang on July 21 met with astronaut of the former Soviet Union Viktor Vasilyevich Gorbatko, who together with Vietnamese astronaut Pham Tuan made a successful flight into space 35 years ago.

Ceremony honours war heroes, heroic Vietnamese mothers

17:23 | 07/19/2015

A ceremony in tribute to war heroes, heroic Vietnamese mothers and those who rendered their services to the revolutionary war took place in the central province of Quang Tri on July 18, ahead of the War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).

Italian, Vietnamese communist parties share experience

11:47 | 07/14/2015

(VOV) -A delegation from the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education headed by its Deputy Head Vu Ngoc Hoang on July 13 had a working session with the Communist Party of Italy (CPI) in Rome.

Party journalists visit India

11:42 | 07/11/2015

A delegation from the Nhan dan (People) newspaper, the organ of the Communist Party of Vietnam, paid a working visit to India from July 3–11 at the invitation of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.