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Recently, an agreement between the Vietnamese and Lao governments engaging on addressing undocumented migration and marriages has contributed to maintaining safety and order in the locality.

US kicks off withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The United States began on Monday (November 4) the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, according to a statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister says

Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says.


Yvette Lundy: French Resistance member who survived Nazi camps dies at 103

Yvette Lundy, a well-known member of the French Resistance and a Nazi concentration camp survivor, has died at the age of 103.


McDonald's boss Steve Easterbrook fired after dating employee

McDonald's has fired its chief executive Steve Easterbrook after he had a relationship with an employee.


Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns

António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis.

Japan festival to show 'comfort women' film after backlash

Organisers of a festival in Kawasaki had initially cancelled the screening citing safety concerns.

Delhi air quality: Severe pollution drives car rationing

Officials hope that car rationing will reduce pollution, but experts doubt its effectiveness.

Sales of ‘.shop’ domain name surge

VietNamNet Bridge - As the ‘.shop’ domain name becomes more popular, e-commerce experts believe a record number of registrations will occur.

Vietnam’s legendary turtle dies

VietNamNet Bridge – The giant turtle of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi reportedly died in the afternoon of January 19. This was shocking news to Hanoians in particular and Vietnamese in general.

VN airlines report record profits

VietNamNet Bridge - The warming of the domestic economy combined with the fall in fuel prices have brought about record-high revenue and profits for most Vietnamese air carriers in 2015.

The policies that influenced the VN stock market the most in 2015

 The performance of Viet Nam's stock market has been relatively stable this year, sustained by a string of policies to ensure solid development in the medium and long term.

FPT to spend $50-$100 million for M&A deals in the US

 VietNamNet Bridge - In an interview with Nikkei, Chairman Truong Gia Binh of the FPT Corporation said that FPT aims to implement one or two mergers and acquisition deals each year to expand the market and develop new businesses.

Film adapted from online game opens

 A comedy-adventure film adapted from the online game League of Legends, known as LoL, will be released in cinemas this weekend to begin the Christmas season in HCM City.

Information and Communications Ministry to up social network safety

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Truong Minh Tuan, emphasised the need for ensuring information safety and security for social network's users at a meeting with social network service providers and news websites.

Prime Minister urges ministers to reduce expenses

 Government members stressed the importance of the fight against corruption and waste in the country's effort to improve its national budget during the Government monthly meeting held yesterday in Ha Noi.

Vietnam's Prime Minister to visit EU next week

 PM Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris from November 30-December 1 and pay working visits to Belgium and the EU on December 2.

Vietnam’s Le Quyen introduces charity project at Miss Supranational

 VietNamNet Bridge - The second runner-up of 2015 Miss Ao Dai Vietnam Nguyen Thi Le Quyen is participating in Miss Supranational 2015 beauty pageants in Poland from November 19 to December 4th.

National Assembly adopts important laws

 The National Assembly on November 25 adopted several important laws, including the revised Civil Procedures Code, the revised Law on Administrative Procedures, the Law on Referendum and the Law on Fees and Charges.

Vietnam's President hails growing trade ties, friendship with Germany on visit

 President Truong Tan Sang and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck expressed pleasure at the rapid development of the Vietnam-Germany strategic partnership at their talks in Berlin on November 25 (local time).