Friendship association works to foster Vietnam-China ties

Friendship association works to foster Vietnam-China ties

Representatives from the Vietnam-China Friendship Association chapters in 11 northern midland, mountainous and border cities and provinces gathered in Lao Cai province on October 19 to discuss activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Vietnam-China diplomatic relations in 2020.

Role models in building new-styled rural areas honoured

Role models in building new-styled rural areas honoured

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony in the northern province of Nam Dinh on October 18 to honour role models in the emulation movement “The whole nation joins hands to build new-style rural areas” in the period of 2010-2020.

MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted

MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 19 notified the prosecution of two former ministers of information and communications (MIC) – Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, along with 12 other defendants in relation to the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).

Vietnam to produce its own satellite

Vietnam to produce its own satellite

Vietnam will produce its own satellite using radar-tracking technology, LOTUSat-1, following the signing ceremony for the package ‘LOTUSat-1 – Equipment and Capacity Development’ between the Vietnam Space Centre and the Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation on October 18.

HCM City consular club to organize 26th charity bazaar

HCM City consular club to organize 26th charity bazaar

The Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City, whose members are volunteers from foreign diplomatic missions, will be holding its 26th international charity bazaar at the Adora Convention Center in Tan Binh District on November 9.

21 in high-profile corruption case prosecuted

21 in high-profile corruption case prosecuted

The Supreme People's Procuracy has prosecuted 21 people involved in the high-profile corruption case relating to Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu Nhom), the agency said on October 18.

Press delegation of Laos impressed by VOV development

Press delegation of Laos impressed by VOV development

VOV.VN - Voice of Vietnam (VOV) Vice President Ngo Minh Hien hosted a working session alongside a press delegation from Laos which was led by Deputy Director General of Lao National Television Thongvanh Bounbouthong at VOV headquarters in Hanoi on October 18.

Information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

Information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) will soon announce a roadmap for full termination of the second generation network (2G) technology to release broadband support for 3G, 4G and 5G.

Female international drug trafficker arrested in Haiphong

Female international drug trafficker arrested in Haiphong

VOV.VN -Police in Haiphong have successfully arrested a Vietnamese woman suspected of being the gang leader of an international drug trafficking ring between the northern port city and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

New policies needed for radiation technology development

New policies needed for radiation technology development

Better cooperation is needed between domestic and international agencies, organisations and enterprises in the development of advanced radiation technologies, Hoang Anh Tuan, Director of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency said at a conference on atomic energy held in HCM City on October 17.

Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers

Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers

The Women’s Union of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai and the Department of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia’s Stung Treng province have worked closely to enhance the “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, sustainable and long-term cooperation” between the two nations, heard a conference held in Pleiku city on October 17.

Students need support for start-up innovation

Students need support for start-up innovation

Lack of capital and appropriate training were hindering the developing of start-up innovations among students at vocational training facilities, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 17.