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Artefacts reveal national history through names, capitals

The exhibition kicked off on June 20 in Hà Nội providing historical documents and antiques showing national sovereignty as well as the establishment and development of the country through different reigns.

Blood donors needed to save more lives in Vietnam

Although emergency blood donations in remote, border and island areas have been launched in recent years, they are yet to meet the needs of urgent cases.

National Assembly wraps up with working agenda fulfilled

Laws and resolutions have been discussed carefully during the seventh session of the 14th National Assembly and passed with high rates of approval votes, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the session’s closing ceremony.

Vietnam to review localities' child protection services

An inter-ministry task force will review child protection efforts in cities and provinces across the country in June, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair Dao Ngoc Dung

Le Pho masterpiece fetches record price at Christie’s Hong Kong painting auction

An oil-on-canvas painting featuring a nude woman by master painter Lê Phổ (1907-2001) was sold at nearly US$ 1.4 million (HK$10,925,000) at an auction sale at Christie’s Hong Kong on May 26.

General elections set to be held on May 22, 2016

The election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels of the 2016-20 tenure will take place on May 22, 2016, which is a Sunday in line with the law.

Flexible policies needed to curb public debt: Finance Minister

 More flexible policies are needed to gradually restructure public debt and ensure debt safety, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung was speaking at the Q&A session of the 10th meeting of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 17.

27th APEC Ministerial Meeting winds up in Manila

 The 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting wrapped up in Manila, the Philippines, on November 17 after two working days under the theme “Inclusive Growth through Sustainable and Resilient Communities”.

Czech Senate President highly values Vietnamese community

 The Czech Republic always regards the Vietnamese community as part of its people, President of the Senate of the Czech Republic Milan Stech told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung during their meeting in Hanoi on November 17.

National Assembly asks gov't about reforms, corruption

 The National Assembly (NA) continued its second day of Q&A sessions yesterday, with all cabinet members attending the event for the first time.

Vietnam, South Africa hold defence policy dialogue

 Officers of Vietnam and South Africa met in the Vietnam-South Africa Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi on November 17, focusing on orientations to promote defence links between the two nations in the near future.

Czech Republic forges scientific affiliations with Vietnam

 Vietnam and the Czech Republic see great potential in a wide range of sectors, particularly scientific research, Czech Senate President Milan Stech said while meeting with President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on November 16. 

VN, NZ pledge to raise two-trade value to US$1.7 billion

PM Nguyen Tan Dung and PM John Key agreed to lift up the two-trade volume between Viet Nam and New Zealand to US$1.7 billion by 2020 during their talks in Ha Noi on November 15.

New Zealand PM arrives on official visit

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Key arrives in Viet Nam today to begin his official visit to the country from November 14 to 17 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

US, Vietnam seek closer ties in war consequence settlement

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh suggested Vietnam and the US work more on post-war consequence settlement, focusing on searching for US servicemen’s missed remains, unexploded ordnances clearance and Agent Orange/dioxin decontamination.

Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

 VietNamNet Bridge – Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.