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VN, Norway sign Letter of Intent on marine aquaculture co-operation

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien and Norway’s State Secretary Trine Danielsen on Friday signed a Letter of Intent on promoting trade, co-operation and investment in the marine aquaculture sector.

VN, Cambodia, Laos enhance drug control co-operation

Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos should work together across their borders to fight the illegal drug trade, said participants at the 18th trilateral/bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control co-operation   among the three nations.

VN, Laos police bust meth gangs, seize 110,000 pills

Police in the north-western province of Dien Bien have seized 110,000 methamphetamine pills in a transnational operation over the last two days.

China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: spokeswoman

 Vietnam has once again demanded that China respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in response to China’s live-fire drills and construction plan in Hoang Sa.

VN Foreign Minister asks Malaysia for ’fair trial’ and release of Doan Thi Huong

 Foreign Minister Pham Bình Minh had a telephone conversation today with his Malaysian counterpart Saifuddin Abdullah regarding the trial of a Vietnamese national involved in the murder of a North Korean citizen.

Good qualified graduates to be directly employed in ward public offices in HCMC

Fresh graduates with good qualification of local universities or their peers with relatively good qualification of foreign universities and those with MA/PhD degree will be directly employed to be civil servants in ward public offices in HCMC.

VN, US to introduce White Book on trade ties

 The US Chamber of Commerce is now coordinating with Vietnamese ministries and agencies and the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to introduce a White book on the future of the two countries’ trade ties.

DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-un arrives at Dong Dang Station, beginning Vietnam visit

DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-un arrived at Dong Dang Station in Lang Son province on February 26 morning, beginning a trip to Vietnam to attend the second DPRK-USA Summit and an official friendship visit to the country.

VN, European universities develop curriculum in molecular sciences

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and European universities are developing a research-based curriculum in molecular and materials sciences (MOMA).

“Tet is a wonderful time in Vietnam that symbolizes inclusion and togetherness”

 On the occasion of 2019 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Pig, Ambassador of Canada to Vietnam Deborah Paul talks on the Canada – Vietnam relationship in 2018 and hopes for an impetus in 2019. 

Microsoft to support Vietnam in cybersecurity and IT infrastructure development

 Vietnam’s economy is growing at a rapid rate and attracting most of world’s leading IT companies, including Microsoft.

VN, Australia launch $7m innovative project

 The Ministry of Science and Technology and the Australian Government launched the Australia – Viet Nam Innovative Project, under the name Aus4Innovation, on Thursday.

Vietnam, French artists' paintings in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – “Reality and Consciousness” is the title of a group exhibition of five Vietnamese and French artists at the HCM City Exhibition Centre.

Da Lat and Mai Chau among Asia’s travel hotspots and off-the-beaten path alternatives

 Travel to Southeast Asia is hot right now, you’re likely going to visit the main cities anyway, but there is a treasure trove of hidden gems to add along the way.

National Assembly adopts resolution adjusting medium-term public investment plan

The 14th National Assembly adopted a resolution on adjustments to the medium-term public investment plan for 2016-2020 with 89.48 percent of votes on November 12 during the on-going 6th session.  

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VN, Japanese administrators talk on local government model, Vanuatu treasures traditional ties with Vietnam, WEF ASEAN: Deputy PM attends Asia’s geopolitical outlook panel session, MRC official hails Vietnam’s contributions

Full-time NA deputies meet to discuss bills on anti-corruption, higher education

 The National Assembly Standing Committee convened a conference of full-time NA deputies on September 6 to discuss the draft revised law on fighting corruption and draft adjustments to the Law on Higher Education. 

VN, Korean singers release new music video

 VietNamNet Bridge – Singer Soobin Hoang Son of Vietnam is collaborating with singer and actress Park Jiyeon of South Korea to introduce a music video titled Dep Nhat La Em (Between Us).  

VN, KoK boxers compete in friendly event in Dong Nai

 Vietnamese boxers are competing with professional boxers from the Republic of Korea at the Vina Boxing Cup 2018, held in the southern province of Dong Nai on July 7.

Laos asks Vietnam’s Ministry of Home Affairs for personnel training assistance

 Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and Vice President Phankham Viphavan have urged Vietnam’s Ministry of Home Affairs to continue assisting its Lao counterpart in personnel training, particularly at the district level.