The Health Ministry has issued a warning to residents of mountainous areas about the spread of the Tsutsugamushi disease, which has already infected 78 people in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with Chairwoman of the Belgian Senate Sabine de Bethune and Deputy Chairperson of the Chamber, Françoise Schepmans on October 13.
President Truong Tan Sang on October 12 attended a memorial service dedicated to 36 soldiers who died in Long Khanh town, the southern province of Dong Nai , during the US war.
A service to commemorate the heroic soldiers who laid down during the war was held at Hanoi’s Martyrs Cemetery in Tu Liem district on October 8.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam (CBCV) has raised VND3 billion to support the soldiers and people of Truong Sa island district.
(VOV) - Though six decades have elapsed, the images of the victorious army returning triumphantly to liberate the capital city after years of occupation by French colonialists remain deeply imbedded in the minds of those old enough to remember.
Over 250 documents, maps, photographs and objects are on display at an exhibition launched in Ho Chi Minh City on October 3.
An exhibition on old photos of the former Hoa Lo Prison – one of Indochina’s largest – and its political inmates is taking place in Hanoi until the end of this month to celebrate the capital city’s 60th liberation anniversary.
As many as 400 revolutionary soldiers who once were imprisoned by the enemy during the resistance wars attended a meeting with President Truong Tan Sang in the capital on October 2 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day (October 10).
(VOV) - Vietnam and Cambodia on September 25 agreed to strengthen and consolidate the friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two nation’s armies and peoples.
State President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Vietnam’s founding fathers, Hung Kings, at the national historical relic site of the Hung Kings’ Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on September 18.
Typhoon Kalmaegi left at least nine people dead and 10 injured after making landfall in northern provinces on September 16.
(VOV) - Category 10 tropical storm Kalmaegi made landfall in Quang Ninh and Haiphong on September 16 with sustained wind speeds in excess of 118km/h, uprooting big trees and ripping off house roofs.
(VOV) - Photos of the Vietnam War were featured at the 2014 Visa Pour L’Image-the 26th annual international festival of photojournalism in Perpignan City, France from August 30 to September 14.
Cambodia and Vietnam intend to work together to inspect and repair the memorials for Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who fell on Cambodian soil.