Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

12/3/2011 - 16:57

Chairman of the Thang Long-Hanoi Pottery and Antique Researchers and Collectors, Dao Phan Long, once said: “The country’s artifacts are sacred so we have to learn to treat them in a proper way”. With that aim, the association’s members have organized many private exhibitions of artifacts to help educate public about history and the quintessence of their predecessors.

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EuroCham launches White Book on Vietnam's business environment

EuroCham launches White Book on Vietnam's business environment

12/2/2011 - 17:31

The EuroCham’s 2012 White Book summarizes the key issues affecting the business climate for European businesses in Vietnam.

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GMS nations discuss green growth

GMS nations discuss green growth

12/1/2011 - 18:50

Delegates emphasized that it is time for GMS nations to restructure the economy by promoting the role of nature in order to achieve steady growth and improve the livelihood of nearly 400 million people in the region.

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Vietnam keeps improving population quality

Vietnam keeps improving population quality

11/30/2011 - 19:53

The Head of the General Office for Population and Family Planning highlighted Vietnam’s progress over the last 5 decades in changing the population structure, improving the average life expectancy and controlling the fast population growth. Mr. Duong Quoc Trong said that the average number of children per household in Vietnam dropped remarkably, from six in 1960 to two in 2009.

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Communications on Vietnam’s sea, islands and border demarcation discussed

Communications on Vietnam’s sea, islands and border demarcation discussed

11/29/2011 - 19:27

Participants said that Vietnam’s external, defense and security relations with regional countries, particularly with China, Laos and Cambodia are based on the principles of equality, long-term cooperation and mutual benefit.

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Vietnam marks World AIDS Day with National Month of Action

Vietnam marks World AIDS Day with National Month of Action

11/27/2011 - 20:17

The campaign “For a Hanoi with no new HIV carriers” has been launched in response to National Month of Action on HIV/AIDS Prevention. This year’s action month, which marks World AIDS Day (December 1), aims to achieve 3 goals: no new HIV carriers, no discrimination and no death of HIV/AIDS. To this end, HIV/AIDS prevention will continue to be integrated...

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FDI keeps pouring into Vietnam

FDI keeps pouring into Vietnam

11/26/2011 - 23:35

Vietnam has attracted new or increased investments from 52 countries and territories since the beginning of this year. Hong Kong topped the list with 3 billion USD, followed by Japan with 2.1 billion USD and Singapore with 1.6 billion USD. The northern province of Hai Duong, Hanoi and HCM city took the lead in foreign direct investment attraction.

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Project to preserve ethnic culture in Central Highlands launched

Project to preserve ethnic culture in Central Highlands launched

11/25/2011 - 16:56

The project will inventory cultural values of the ethnic minority groups, work out emergency preservation plans, eliminate backward customs, and promote unique cultural heritages in schools and festivals.

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Education and finance issues questioned at NA hearings

Education and finance issues questioned at NA hearings

11/24/2011 - 18:57

Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan has promised to pay more attention to improving tertiary education quality.

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Vietnam supports international efforts to achieve disarmament

Vietnam supports international efforts to achieve  disarmament

11/22/2011 - 18:47

Vietnam pays special attention to conventional arms negotiations and disarmament.

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November 20th marks Vietnam Teachers’ Day

November 20th marks Vietnam Teachers’ Day

11/20/2011 - 16:50

November 20th marks the Vietnam Teachers’ Day and celebrations are underway throughout the country.

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Cambodia takes over ASEAN Chair for 2012

Cambodia takes over ASEAN Chair for 2012

11/19/2011 - 23:14

The 19th ASEAN Summit and related meetings have closed at a ceremony in Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Indonesia, on Saturday.

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Bali Declaration on the ASEAN Community

Bali Declaration on the ASEAN Community

11/18/2011 - 16:36

ASEAN leaders meeting in Bali, Indonesia, have signed the Bali Declaration on the ASEAN Community in a Global Community of nations, or Bali Concord III.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front marks founding anniversary

Vietnam Fatherland Front marks founding anniversary

11/17/2011 - 17:51

The Front's President Huynh Dam reviewed the organization’s glorious tradition over the past 81 years and said national unity has been a precious tradition in the struggle for national liberation, reunification and construction.

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Vietnam vows to work hard for a successful 19th ASEAN Summit

Vietnam vows to work hard for a successful 19th ASEAN Summit

11/16/2011 - 22:10

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Hanoi on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 for the 19th ASEAN Summit and its related meetings, which will be held in Bali in the coming three days. The visit was made at the invitation of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

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Ha Long Bay became new wonder of the world

Ha Long Bay became new wonder of the world

11/15/2011 - 0:01

Located in the Quang Ninh province in north Vietnam, Halong Bay is home to nearly 2,000 islands and inlets along its 75-mile coastline. Among its coves, caves, and beaches are floating villages of fisherman, who count among their catch 200 species of fish and 450 different kinds of shellfish. UNESCO recognized the area in 1994 as a world heritage site...

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Vietnamese President urges APEC to prioritize changing

Vietnamese President urges APEC to prioritize changing

11/14/2011 - 20:53

The 19th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum opened on Monday in Honolulu in the US state of Hawaii with the theme “Increasing Trade and Strengthening Regional Economic Integration”. The forum includes three sessions on “growth and employment”, “effective use of energy and energy security” and “management reform and competitiveness”.

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Law on Advertising tops NA session

Law on Advertising tops NA session

11/14/2011 - 20:12

A draft law on advertising topped the National Assembly’s discussion on Monday. As advertising is a strong economic sector with revenue of 10 billion USD annually, the deputies suggested the Ministry of Information and Communication to take over the task from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to control the advertising sector. Ms Nguyen Thuy Trang is a deputy...

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