(VOV) -Twenty two teams from Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia are set to participate in a cycling tournament from May 1-6 to mark the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory over French colonialism.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged ministries, sectors and localities to prepare measures to ensure road safety and tackle traffic jams during the upcoming holidays for Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).
(VOV) -More than 120 members of the Vietnam-Romania Friendship Association, HCM City branch, held their first congress in the city on April 19.
Law enforcement authorities in the central province of Quang Tri on April 14 arrested three men smuggling drug from Laos into the province.
(VOV) -A wide variety of activities, including a huge military parade, will be held on May 7 in the north-western province of Dien Bien to mark the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory.
(VOV) -The General Department of Customs reported that 4,095 cases of transnational smuggling were detected in the first quarter of 2014, involving a total property value of VND78 billion (nearly US$4 million).
More than 40 overseas Vietnamese from 20 countries and territories across the world on April 9 offered incense in tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap at his grave in the central province of Quang Binh’s Quang Trach district.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is drafting a six-year plan beginning this year to improve labour relations and curb illegal strikes.
(VOV) -Combating trade fraud and smuggling is an import task of the entire Party and people, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at an April 8 meeting in Hanoi by the National Steering Committee for Anti-Smuggling, Trade Frauds and Counterfeit Goods.
(VOV) - Two US naval ships, the USS John S. McCain and USNS Safeguard, docked at Tien Sa Port in Danang on April 7, beginning an exchange visit to Vietnam.
(VOV) -A 450kg bomb, 1.5m in length, was discovered in Van Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on April 3.
The Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954, which ended French colonial rule in Vietnam, became a pride of Vietnamese people and a symbol of national strength.
(VOV) -Reforming the approach to managing official development assistance (ODA) infrastructure projects with the aim of speeding up disbursement of funds was the subject of a conference held in Hanoi on March 29.
Vietnam wants to receive continued support and assistance from the European External Action Service (EEAS) in the fields of search and rescue, maritime security and safety, and humanitarian aid.
Vietnamese and Filipino naval forces should further cooperation in skills training, information sharing, and search-and-rescue drills, said Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh.