Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (L) and President of the Senate of the Netherlands Ankie Broekers-Knol (Photo: VNA) The Hague (VNA) - Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has expected that her ongoing official visit to the Netherlands will further deepen the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and the European country in general and the Dutch parliament in particular. During her talks with President of the Senate of the Netherlands Ankie Broekers-Knol in The Hague on March 27, Chairwoman Ngan expressed her hope that the visit will open up new cooperation prospects in bilateral relations as well as cooperative ties between Vietnam, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU), especially when Vietnam and the Netherlands are celebrating the 45th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties. [Vietnam’s top legislator holds talks with speaker of Dutch lower house] … [Read more...] about NA leader expects stronger Vietnam-Netherlands relations
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Featured Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta (GMT+7) Oldest Latest Has news updated November 28 90'+3 Final whistleVietnam lead 6-1 and secure their top position of Group B, with three games to spare. 90'+2 VIETNAM SCOREQuang Hai brings the goal to 6-1 seconds before the game ends. SEA Games: Vietnam continues impressive run, beating Laos 6-1 Quang Hải lập công 90' The second half has three extra minutes. 88' Hoang Duc misses a chance to score. Trong Hoang reacts after scoring the fifth goal for Vietnam. Photo by Duc Dong. 83' VIETNAM SCORETrong Hoang brings the score to 5-1 for Vietnam. SEA Games: Vietnam continues impressive run, beating Laos 6-1 Trọng Hoàng ghi bàn 80' Newcomer Hoang Duc misses a chance to score, sending the ball beyond the bar. 75' Hattrick hero Tien Linh is replaced by Hoang Duc. 74' Ngoc Bao heads in from Viet Hung's corner, but it lacks accuracy. 71' … [Read more...] about SEA Games: Vietnam continues impressive run, beating Laos 6-1
Vietnam’s head coach Park Hang-seo (right) and Indra Sjafri of Indonesia at the press conference ahead the final match of men’s football category of the SEA Games. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Linh The final at Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila kicks off at 7pm today (Hanoi time). In the semi-finals on December 7, Vietnam beat Cambodia 4-0, while Indonesia defeated Myanmar 4-2 after extra time. The final will be Vietnam's first in 10 years in a competition Vietnamese fans are still waiting for a title. “The whole team are only one step from the SEA Games’ gold medal. Fans, training board as well as Vietnamese footballers can be proud of what Vietnam did at this year’s event,” said coach Park at a press conference in the Philippines. “Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also sent a message to encourage and support the team. We will do everything we can to take gold medal. We will fight with all our hearts,” said Park. The veteran coach … [Read more...] about Games glory awaits Vietnam: coach Park
Vietnam 6-0 Brunei: Despite coach Park Hang-seo stashing away some key players, including midfielders Nguyen Quang Hai and Nguyen Trong Hoang, Vietnam still had a resounding victory against Brunei in their first game on November 25. Forward Ha Duc Chinh (R) scored a poker. Vietnam 6-1 Laos: Striker Nguyen Tien Linh replaced Chinh and scored a hattrick on November 28. One goal was scored by Nguyen Trong Hoang (number 8), who was with Vietnam the last time they reached SEA Games final 10 years ago and lost it to Malaysia. Vietnam 2-1 Indonesia: A mistake from goalkeeper Bui Tien Dung allowed Indonesia midfielder Sani Rizki Fauzi to open the scoreboard in the December 1 match. Vietnam then managed to turn the table with a headshot from defender Nguyen Thanh Chung, and then a last minute stunner by midfielder Nguyen Hoang Duc, ending the match with a 2-1 result. Vietnam 1-0 Singapore: Singapore put up a good fight despite their inevitable ejection from the tournament. … [Read more...] about Crowning glory: Vietnam’s long road to SEA Games football triumph
Emanuel Hänsenberger, 24, and Fabian Seiler, 25, from Switzerland, who were also inspired to come to the Southeast Asian country by a tourist’s video on Youtube, spent 4 weeks traveling over 1700 km from Hanoi to Saigon by motorbike. “I’m a bike fanatic, and I heard that Vietnam is great to travel by bike,” said Hänsenberger. They bought two Honda Wins on their third day in Hanoi and started the trip southwards. “We didn’t have any specific plan, except from that we didn’t want to spend too much time in touristic places. So no schedule, we just decided spontaneously.” Hänsenberger recalled. "What impressed me the most was the people, like it was very easy to build friendships and have an emotional bond in a short time with a lot of them," said Hänsenberger. Photo taken in Phong Nha, Quang Binh Province. “I have always had a fascination for Asian countries and their cultures, … [Read more...] about Bike-packing in Vietnam: why not?