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Heavy clashes on Saudi-Yemeni border

11:11 | 04/01/2015

Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on March 31 in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid Arab intervention on the ground.

Vietnamese leaders welcome US congressional delegation

13:48 | 03/31/2015

(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi concurred to promote dialogues, delegation exchanges and share legislative experience at their meeting in Hanoi on March 31.

Binh Phuoc, Kratie tighten ties

10:34 | 03/31/2015

The southern province of Binh Phuoc took a further step to tighten ties with its Cambodian bordering province of Kratie with a memorandum of understanding on cooperation and mechanism for a twinning relationship in the field of defence.

Breaking the mould

11:18 | 03/30/2015

Nguyen Thi Thanh Tam was the first woman to play the dan bau in Vietnam and she has wowed audiences around the world with her musical gift.

Phu Quoc prison recognised as special national heritage site

09:39 | 03/29/2015

The southern province of Kien Giang on March 27 held a ceremony to announce a Prime Minister’s decision recognising Phu Quoc prison in Phu Quoc island district as a special national heritage site.

Foreign soldiers assist poor people in central Vietnam

17:09 | 03/27/2015

Dozens of US, Cambodian, Thai, and Singaporean soldiers have helped repair schools, clinics and given check-ups for the poor in Quang Ngai province.

Rescue for workers in scaffold collapse nears its conclusion

08:58 | 03/27/2015

Search and rescue for workers trapped under rubble from a scaffold collapse in the central province of Ha Tinh is nearly concluded, according to local authorities.

US war veterans visit Vietnam

18:20 | 03/25/2015

(VOV) -President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong held a reception on March 25 for a delegation from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Hanoi.

US, Vietnam discuss defence cooperation

22:31 | 03/24/2015

Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh met with US Senator Patrick Leahy and senior officials from the US Departments of State and Defence on March 23 and 24 to discuss practical measures on boosting bilateral defence cooperation.

The luxury of having medicine in Truong Sa archipelago

10:47 | 03/24/2015

Fisherman Le Quang Minh from the central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh has experienced the challenges doctors faced to save him on islands in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

Vietnam aids Cambodia to build military school

21:53 | 03/23/2015

The Engineering High Command of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) inaugurated the Vietnamese-funded building for the management board of the Decho Sapper School in Kampong Cham province on March 23.

Café Saigon 1975

10:36 | 03/24/2015

Operational for more than one month, Café Saigon 1975 has quickly become an attractive destination, especially for Saigonese, as it reminds them of the wartime as seen through a number of items and pictures.

Vietnam, Australia look towards enhanced partnership

15:15 | 03/18/2015

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott have agreed to further strengthen comprehensive partnership at their talks on March 18.

Cambodia, Vietnam provinces boost military cooperation

11:50 | 03/18/2015

The military commanders of Vietnam’s southern Tay Ninh province and the military subregions of Cambodian provinces Prvey Veng and Svay Rieng have signed an agreement to enhance bilateral cooperation.

Activities to mark 40 years of national reunification

15:43 | 03/15/2015

(VOV) -A symposium is to be held on March 17 to shed light on HCM City’s development and integration as part of activities marking the 40th anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam and national reunification.