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500 poor families helped to build new houses
Some 500 disadvantaged families in the central provinces of Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Phú Yên and Khánh Hoà have received financial aid worth a total of VNĐ25 billion (US$1.07 million) to build their own houses.
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Maritime security cooperation would reduce risks of confrontation in the South China Sea

Maritime law enforcement agencies should help uphold order, not become the tools of governments to “project power and change the order” in the East Sea, said Dr Phạm Lan Dung, vice president of the Diplomatic Academy of Việt Nam.Go »
Binh Dinh’s Phu Cat airport to serve international flights

The People’s Committee of the south central Binh Dinh province and the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on November 30 agreed to start using Terminal 2 of Phu Cat airport to handle international flights.Go »
PM agrees in principle licencing of Bamboo Airways

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle the granting of an air transportation business licence to Bamboo Airways of Viet Bamboo Airlines Company, owned by property developer FLC Group.Go »
NA deputies to continue discussing CPTPP ratification on Nov. 5

National Assembly deputies will discuss the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and related documents on November 5 morning as part of their ongoing sixth session.Go »
Sixth session of 14th National Assembly opens

The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly opened at the National Assembly Hall at 9 am on October 22, with the opening sitting broadcast live on national television and radio.Go »
Japanese seafood processing plant built in Binh Dinh

Japan’s Binh Dinh Evertrust firm began construction on a seafood processing and preservation plant, the first of its kind in the Nhon Hoi economic zone in Quy Nhon city, in the central province of Binh Dinh on October 10.Go »
Party chief nominated for Presidential post

All members of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee have agreed to introduce General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as a candidate for the post of President, to be elected in the 14th National Assembly’s sixth session.Go »
Former Party General Secretary Do Muoi passes away

Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Do Muoi passed away at 23:12 on October 1.Go »
Party Central Committee to convene 8th session next week

The 12th Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee will organise its eighth session from October 2-6.Go »
President Tran Dai Quang passes away, aged 62

Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang passed away at 10:05am on September 21 in Hanoi at the age of 62.Go »
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