(VOV) - The Defence Ministry’s General Department of Techniques on September 10 hosted a solemn ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of its Traditional Day (1974- 2014) and receiving the Order of Military first class.
(VOV) -Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, has been bestowed the Knight Grand Cross (first class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand.
(VOV)- Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defence Minister received Brigadier John Mackenzie from the International Policy Division of the Australian Department of Defence in Hanoi on September 8.
Police from 17 countries are gathering in HCM City to strengthen regional efforts to combat people smuggling and human trafficking.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung recently approved a development plan for Vietnam’s shipping industry for 2020, with a vision for 2030, aiming to ease the transportation burden on roads.
(VOV) - Representatives from over 130 Republic of Korea (RoK) companies attended a dialogue with the Dong Nai Province Customs Department on August 28 to stay abreast of Vietnam’s tax and customs policies.
Vietnam's export turnover rose sharply last year and in the first half of 2014, but challenges in legal and administrative procedures and other risks remain for enterprises.
(VOV) -The Vietnamese and Lao armies will bolster their cooperation, especially in personnel training and Party building, said Lao Lieut. Col. Sombat Bunkhamkong while working with the Military High Command of the central province of Khanh Hoa on August 21.
(VOV) -The public security force must work harder to nip in the bud any reactionary forces’ insidious schemes attempting to sabotage the revolution and undermine national unity, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
The People's Court of Dien Bien on August 14 sentenced to death six defendants in the biggest drug trafficking case in the northern province to date.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed that the US assist Vietnam in joining UN peacekeeping missions and soon lift its ban on lethal weapons sales to the country.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Social Assistance system strengthening project was officially launched on August 7 with the aim to ensure minimum living standard for people and sustainable poverty reduction.
(VOV) -HCM City customs officers on August 6 announced they seized three African elephant tusks sent from France to Danang city, with an estimated cost of VND3 billion (nearly US$150,000).
(VOV) - The Indian naval ship INS Shivalik carrying more than500 officers and crew anchored at Chua Ve port in Haiphong city on August 5.
A Vietnamese senior military official has hoped that Germany will help Vietnam in training German language for military officers, search and rescue activities, and building UN peacekeeping forces.