Daily Archives: December 2, 2017

Vietnam attaches importance to promoting cultural diversification

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), underscored that Vietnam attaches great importance to preserving and promoting diverse cultural identities of different nations, considering this an important factor to ensure peace, stability and sustainable development.…

Congratulatory messages sent to Lao leaders on National Day

Top leaders of Vietnam on Friday sent messages of congratulations to their Lao counterparts on the nation’s 42nd National Day (December 2).

Congratulatory messages from General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan were delivered to General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President Bounnhang Vorachith, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, and National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou.…

International Day for the Disabled marked in Hanoi

The National Committee for People with Disabilities and the Hanoi Association for the Disabled held a meeting in Hanoi on Saturday in response to the International Day of People with a Disability.…

Poet Mai Van Phan receives Swedish Cikada Prize

Mai Van Phan has become the second poet from Vi?t Nam to win the prestigious Cikada Prize.

Established in 2004, the Cikada Prize is awarded to an East Asian poet who in his/her poems shows poetic sensitivity for the inviolability of life.…

National Voluntary Prize announced

The Youth Union and the Vietnam Confederation of Youth held a ceremony on Saturday to confer the Award of National Volunteers and launch a national voluntary festival.

Secretary of the Youth Union, Nguyen Phi Long, praised youth volunteers’ efforts to address challenges facing the community: The upcoming 11th Youth Union Congress will uplift the youth voluntary movement over the next 5 years to encourage young people’s participation in national development.…

Vietnam’s seafood takes actions on EU warning

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are taking drastic measures to satisfy 9 demands made by EU after the bloc announced a yellow card warning on Vietnamese seafood, said Deputy Minister Vu Van Tam at a press conference following the government monthly meeting on Friday.…