Ongoing Belgium exhibit shows Vietnam’s etched paintings


An exhibition displaying etched paintings by Vietnamese and Belgian artists is on view at a museum in Verviers City, Belgium until next month. " /> … [Read more...]

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Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern coastal areas


Typhoon Kalmaegi on September 16 hits northern coastal areas. Photo: VNA … [Read more...]

Vietnam in the heart of Ukrainian people: President Proshenco

President of Ukraine Petro Proshenco has affirmed that the image of Vietnam is always in the heart of Ukrainian people while meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to the country Nguyen Minh Tri in Kiev recently. The President held that Vietnam and Ukraine, despite geographical distance, share a traditional friendship and close economic-trade cooperation. He thanked the Vietnamese people, including those living and working in Ukraine, for showing their solidarity with and support for the … [Read more...]

Da Nang University Director honoured with Japanese university’s degree

Ass. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam, Director of Da Nang University, has been awarded Honourary Doctorate Degree of Japan's National Yokohama University in recognition of his contributions to strengthening the connectivity between the two universities. Prof. Suzuki Kunio, Director of Yokohama University, presented the noble title to Nam at a ceremony on September 16 in the central city of Da Nang . Speaking at the event, Nam thanked Yokohama University for the honour, pledging to continue his … [Read more...]

Vietnam refutes wrongful Human Rights Watch claims

Vietnam rejects recent wrongful allegations by Human Rights Watch organisation, Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Tran Thi Bich Van told reporters on September 16. Vietnam's ratification of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment was proof of the country's strong commitment to observing basic human rights, in particular with regard to individuals' rights to investigations and trials free from torture and cruel punishment. … [Read more...]

President Sang receives Lao Defence Minister


President Truong Tan Sang (R) meets Lao Defence Minister Sengnoune Sayalath. Photo: VNA … [Read more...]

Vietnam supports peace, unification on Korean peninsula

Vietnam consistently backs a Korean peninsula of peace, unification, stability and development, meeting the legitimate aspirations of people on the peninsula. Hoang Binh Quan, head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, made the statement while receiving a delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s Democratic Women's Union in Hanoi on September 16. He also expressed his wish that the DPRK will support the settlement of … [Read more...]

HCM City commences electronic tax claim system

Ho Chi Minh City has launched an online tax filing service for businesses in a bid to reduce bureaucratic delays and improve tax management. Taxpayers with bank accounts at BIDV, Vietcombank, Vietinbank, Agribank and MB Bank can use the service. All the documents will be verified via digital signatures. This year, BIDV is offering the service for free. Businesses are required to register online at Once they have set up an account, they need to sign in and … [Read more...]

NA Chairman: Vietnam boosts ties with ASEAN community


National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung. Photo: VNA … [Read more...]

Indian magazine focuses on Vietnam-India ties

The Indian Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) Today magazine released a special issue on September 15 highlighting the India-Vietnam ties on the occasion of Indian President Pranab's strategic visit to Vietnam from September 14-17. The magazine featured a number of photographs of high-level meetings and the countries' landscapes, and a dozen articles written by leading experts from research institutes and universities, as well as the President of the India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee in the state … [Read more...]