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Social News 9/9

 Authorities uncover illegal timber trade; Factory workers suffocate to death; Five children drown across weekend; HCM City seeks investors for playgrounds; Heavy rain damages Ca Mau Province dike

Vietnam to go ahead with new Hanoi-HCM City route

Though a simulated flight showed somewhat unsatisfactory results, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has stated it still believes in the feasibility of the route between Hanoi and HCM City over Laos and Cambodia airspace.

VN to negotiate with Laos, Cambodia on transit fees for new air route

Airlines are taking a wait and see attitude about the proposed air route between Hanoi and HCM City that will fly over Cambodia and Laos airspace, cutting flight time compared to the current route,

Political News 20/8

 Party leader affirms closer Vietnam-Cambodia ties; Vietnam wants to tighten ties with Mexico; Vietnam fosters cooperation with the Netherlands; Egyptian Socialist Party delegation welcomed in Hanoi

Vietnam considered Cambodia’s good neighbour

 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.

Political News 18/8

Big challenges remain for East-West corridor nations; Brazilian Ambassador given fond farewell; Cambodia's top legislator to visit Viet Nam; VARANS signs MoU on radiation, nuclear safety; hi-tech agriculture

Vietnam condemns burning national flag in Cambodia

 Vietnam vehemently opposes Khmer Kampuchea Krom extremists for organizing illegal demonstrations and burning Vietnamese flag in Phnom Penh on August 12, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh.

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of atrocities - 17 years later

 The presiding judge, Nil Nonn, had spent the best part of ninety minutes summarising the evidence against the two defendants, when suddenly he seemed to pick up speed.

King Sihamoni hails Cambodia-Vietnam ties

 VietNamNet Bridge – King Norodom Sihamoni said he was satisfied with the positive development of the friendship, solidarity and cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam over the years, especially in economics and trade.

Political News 11/7

 President Office announces newly-approved laws, resolution; Vietnam treasures relations with the Netherlands; President says farewell to Dutch Ambassador; Government rejects proposal to establish Formosa exclusive economic zone

Vietnam asks Cambodia to prevent wrongful acts against ties

 Vietnam has asked the Cambodian administration to take effective measures to prevent wrongful activities against the bilateral flourishing traditional friendship and neighbourliness.

Political News Headlines 10/7

Cuban expert: China takes wrong actions in East Sea; Hanoi hosts first Vietnam–India defence industry workshop; Vietnam hopes for multi-faceted links with German state; Kagoshima learns about HCM City’s investment environment

Political News Headlines 26/6

 President hails Vietnam-Japan agriculture cooperation; Vietnam, Laos unveils La Lay border gate; Vietnam vows to enhance economic ties with Francophone states; Vietnam, Norway ink MoU on diplomacy cooperation

Smuggling continues unabated across Vietnamese-Cambodian border

 VietNamNet Bridge - Smuggling from Cambodia to Vietnam occurs at border gates in southwestern provinces, with the common products being sugar, tobacco, petrol and cattle.

Political News Headlines 17/6

 Vietnam attends US Communist; Vietnam, Cambodia armies to boost training partnership; NA may beef up social insurance law; NA continues discussing draft revised laws; CPV boosts ties with Middle East- North Africa parties

Political News Headlines 15/6

 NA passes amended health insurance law; Vietnam backs Cambodian sappers; Senior military officials visit Cambodia; Seminar on US-Japan ties and Southeast Asia; East Sea seminar held in South Africa

Japan praises Vietnam’s JTC scandal settlement

Japan is appreciative of Vietnam’s rapid response and strict settlement of those involved in the alleged graft scandal of the Japan Transportation Consultants, Inc. (JTC).

Political News Headlines 14/5

NA Standing Committee to convene 28th meeting; Fisheries Society calls on fishermen to continue to go offshore; Party Central Committee discusses draft reports; Vietnam boosts anti-terrorism work with Cambodia

Illegally logged timber carried day and night across check-points

 VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal loggers and timber traders now can easily escape the foreign rangers’ notice and carry illegally cut wood in broad daylight.

Red-headed cranes leave Vietnam for Cambodia

 VietNamNet Bridge – Most of the members of the red-headed crane flock have left Vietnam for Cambodia. Only 44 now make Vietnam their permanent home.