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Official affirms Vietnam’s defence policy of peace, self-defence

Peace and self-defence form the basic features of Vietnam’s defence policy, which remains updated since the previous edition issued in 2009, according to Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.

ASEAN army chiefs gather in Indonesia

The 20th ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting (ACAMM) was held in Bandung city, Indonesia’s West Java province, on November 25.

SEA Games: Vietnam crush Brunei 6-0 at first men’s football match

The men’s football team of Vietnam secured a perfect start for their 30th SEA Games journey with an emphatic 6 – 0 victory against Brunei at Binan stadium in the Philippines on November 25 afternoon.

Phu Cat airport to welcome first international flight

Phu Cat airport in Quy Nhon city, the south central province of Binh Dinh, is scheduled to welcome the first international flight by the end of December this year.

NA committee chairman, health minister relieved

Member of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee and Chairman of its Committee for Legal Affairs Nguyen Khac Dinh and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien were relieved from their posts to assume new duties on November 22.

Vietnam, China hold talks on less sensitive marine cooperation areas

The Vietnam-China working group on cooperation in less sensitive sea-related areas held the 13th round of negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City on November 19 and 20.

ILO applauds Vietnam’s adoption of revised Labour Code

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has praised Vietnam’s adoption of the revised Labour Code on November 20, saying that the code will held everyone gain fair benefits of economic growth.

VN Defence Minister stresses trust in cooperation to solve security challenges

Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich addressed an ASEAN ministers’ meeting with partners on November 18, describing trust as the most important for countries to cooperate substantively and sincerely in dealing with security challenges in the region.

Vietnamese Talent Awards honour innovation

A speech-to-text software application with accuracy of up to 93.6 percent was honoured on November 15 as the winner of the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2019 IT category.

Vietnamese intellectuals in Japan discuss “Make in Vietnam” policy

The first forum of Vietnamese intellectuals in Japan was held in Tokyo on November 16, focusing on the “Make in Vietnam” policy that Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc mentioned at a national technology forum last June.

Vietnam marks 25th anniversary of UNCLOS’s entry into force

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 14 to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s membership of the treaty.

Vietnamese boxer to fight for WBC Australasian title

Vietnamese boxer Tran Van Thao will compete against Australia’s Billy Dib for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Australasian title in Australia on December 20.

Vietnam wins three ASOCIO awards for 2019

Three representatives of Vietnam won ICT awards for 2019 of the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO), according to the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA).

Hanoi seeks to strengthen ties with Israeli, British partners

A delegation of the Hanoi People’s Committee paid working visits to Israel and the UK from November 4-13 to seek ways to enhance cooperation between the Vietnamese capital and the two countries’ cities, partners and businesses.

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in salary growth

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in terms of salary growth with a 5.1 percent increase expected in 2020, according to a report by ECA International.

Viettel Peru gains more than $24.5 million in 9 months

Bitel, a subsidiary of the Viettel Military Industry and Telecomes Group in Peru, reported that its total revenue reached 274.2 million USD and profit before tax of 24.5 million USD in the first nine months of this year.

Enforcement of fire safety policies, laws in focus of parliament sitting

The National Assembly (NA) looked into the implementation of policies and laws on fire prevention and fighting between 2014 and 2018 on the 18th working day of its eighth session on November 13.

Vietnam's province calls for more support from RoK for the disabled

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s non-governmental organisation Medipeace held a forum on November 11 to seek ways to enhance the Vietnam-RoK cooperation in supporting the disabled in the central province of Quang Tri.

World's smallest ungulates spotted in Vietnam after nearly 30 years

For the first time in almost three decades, the silver-backed chevrotain or mouse deer that is thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in a jungle in Vietnam.

Vietnam eligible to export catfish, fish products to US

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recognised Vietnam as a country eligible to export Siluriformes fish (catfish, including tra fish) and fish products to the US.