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Art performances celebrate Hanoi Liberation Day

09:23 | 10/10/2015

Some 30 art performances will be held across Hanoi to herald 61 years of the capital’s Liberation Day (October 10, 1954).

Vietnamese expats in Australia raise fund for homeland’s sea, islands

16:12 | 10/07/2015

Nearly US$17.750 was raised by overseas Vietnamese in Australia from September 23 to October 5 to support the “For beloved Hoang Sa and Truong Sa” club.

Indonesian plane crash victim bodies retrieved

11:43 | 10/07/2015

Indonesian rescuers on October 6 found the bodies of ten passengers and crew from Aviastar’s Twin Otter plane that went missing in the country last week, said National Search and Rescue Agency chief Henry Bambang Sulistyo.

Vietnam, US hold sixth Defence Policy Dialogue

16:01 | 10/02/2015

(VOV) -The sixth Vietnam-US Defence Policy Dialogue was held in Washington D.C during Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh’s trip to the US from September 29- October 2.

Indonesia needs three years to end forest fires

09:15 | 10/02/2015

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on September 30 that his country needs three years to completely put an end to forest fires which have been occurring more frequently in recent years.

Vietnam, RoK share information on missing soldiers

17:05 | 10/01/2015

The Vietnamese Government is keen to share information and build a coordination mechanism with the Republic of Korea in the search for soldiers missing in action during wartime.

Singapore detains two men planning to join IS

12:08 | 10/01/2015

Singapore has detained two men who intended to travel to Syria to join the self-claimed Islamic State group (IS), according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Myanmar: Ceasefire talks between gov’t and armed rebel groups collapse

12:04 | 10/01/2015

Ceasefire talks between the Myanmar government and armed ethnic rebel groups in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, have collapsed after the government declined three factions in the Kobang border area to join the deal.

Vietnam to compete in CISM Military World Games

09:53 | 09/30/2015

The Vietnam Military team will compete in the International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games 2015 which is scheduled to be held in Mungyeong, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 2.

Taliban attack airport after seizing northern Afghan city

09:46 | 09/30/2015

Taliban fighters clashed with Afghan government forces near Kunduz airport on September 29, a day after the militants seized control of the northern city in arguably the biggest victory of their 14-year insurgency.

President’s Cuba visit to enhance friendship: Ambassador

08:40 | 09/30/2015

President Truong Tan Sang’s visit to Cuba aims to intensify political relations and economic links between the two countries, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Duong Minh.

US, Vietnam hold fifth defence policy dialogue

10:27 | 09/28/2015

Vietnam and the US are seeking to boost defence ties in the coming time during their fifth defence policy dialogue in the US.

The floating life of Vietnamese children in Cambodia

10:15 | 09/28/2015

Most people of Vietnamese origin on the Tonle Sap Lake are stateless for leading an isolated life in Cambodia and do mainly two jobs: fishing and begging.

NA Standing Committee closes 41st session

18:49 | 09/25/2015

(VOV) -The 41st session of the National Assembly Standing Committee concluded in Hanoi on September 25 with a series of laws and draft laws under discussion.

Army retiring age set to rise

09:39 | 09/24/2015

The working age cap for Vietnamese soldiers is expected to be raised by a maximum of six years, according to the draft Law on Professional Soldiers and Military Personnel.