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Vietnam attends ASEAN foreign, defence ministers’ meetings in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Deputy Minister of National Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh are leading Vietnamese delegations to the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat) and ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM Retreat) in Singapore on February 4-6.Go »
Extra efforts to care for labourers essential: President

President Tran Dai Quang stressed the need for trade unions to make continued efforts to improve incomes and working conditions...Go »
Defense ministry approves VietBamboo Airlines project

The Ministry of National Defense has given the nod to an air transport project of VietBamboo Airlines, a subsidiary of FLC Group JSC, Giao Thong newspaper reports.Go »
Cabinet’s year-end meeting focuses on institution building

Cabinet members focused discussions on the building of institutions during a regular meeting in Hanoi on December 29, also the last sitting of the government in 2017.Go »
National Tourism Year 2017 winds up

The National Tourism Year 2017 Lao Cai-Tay Bac rounded off with a ceremony held in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on December 16.Go »
NA Standing Committee approves spending on rice for national reserve

The National Assembly Standing Committee on December 12 passed a resolution approving the addition of 553 billion VND (24.2 million USD) to the budget estimates to buy rice for the national reserve.Go »
Central provinces to get heavy rainfall

Central provinces from Quảng Bình to Phú Yên, as well as the northern part of the Central Highlands will experience strong rainfall, which will subside starting from December 6.Go »
Binh Dinh fishing vessel sinks in Vung Tau waters

Rescue forces recovered the bodies of two crewmembers 6 nautical miles from sunken fishing vessel 30366 TS of central Binh Dinh province on the morning of November 28.Go »
ASEAN sends aid to typhoon victims in Việt Nam

An aid package from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for victims of deadly typhoon Damrey arrived in the south central province of Khánh Hoà Thursday morning.Go »
NA adopts Resolution on 2018 socio-economic development plan

With 84.93 percent of approval, the Resolution targets a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.5-6.7 percent.Go »
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