(VOV) - Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s August 25-26 visit to Hanoi will give fresh impetus to our bilateral relations, said Vietnamese Ambassador to India Nguyen Thanh Tan.
(VOV) - Sixty-nine years ago the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh launched a national uprising to wipe out feudalism, overthrow the French colonialists and establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the first worker-peasant state in Indochina.
(VOV) - Cambodia always regards Vietnam as its good friend, brother and neighbour in every period, said the visiting Cambodian National Assembly (NA) President, Heng Samrin while meeting with President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on August 18.
(VOV) - Three years after the US withdrew its troops out of Iraq in December 2011, the country once again has plunged into violence due to the insurgence of jihadists of the Islamic State.
(VOV) - General Martin Dempsey said he will ask the US to strengthen Vietnam’s navy capacity if a ban on lethal arms sales to the Southeast Asian nation is lifted.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Xuan Lich, head of the General Department of Politics under the Vietnam People’s Army, held talks with Acting Director of the Lao People’s Army’s General Department of Politics Major General Vilay Lakhamphong in the central city of Danang on August 12.
Officials from the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and southern Sekong province of Laos met for talks in Hue city on August 10 to enhance bilateral cooperation in economics, culture, security and defence.
(VOV) - Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Laos staged a grand ceremony at Phat Tich pagoda in Vientiane on August 10, marking the Vu Lan festival - a Buddhist ritual.
(VOV) -Heartbreaking portraits of the everyday struggle and horrifying effects Agent Orange victims continue to suffer some 40 years after the US war are the inspiration for a photo exhibition opened in HCM City on August 8.
The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and southern Sekong province of Laos have agreed to move their ties forward across the board, especially economics and border security defence.
(VOV) - The Indian naval ship INS Shivalik carrying more than500 officers and crew anchored at Chua Ve port in Haiphong city on August 5.
(VOV) -A grand ceremony honouring the 50th anniversary of the first triumph of the Vietnam People’s Navy in the resistance war against American imperialism was staged in the northern port city of Haiphong on August 4.
The Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) worked hard to protect the nation, producing many documents that confirm Vietnam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) and archipelagoes.
(VOV) - Twenty-eight valuable documents and twelve objects and photos about the US war in Vietnam are on display at an exhibition at Quang Ninh province’s museum from August 2-5 marking the 50th anniversary of the first victory of the Vietnam People’s Navy.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the establishment of two DNA testing facilities.