Asian News Network aims for common voice of Asia


Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung took photo with participants to the annual conference of the Asia News Network (Photo: VNA)

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VN wins bid to export 200,000 tonnes of rice to Philippines


Rice harvest in Hau Giang province (Photo: VNA)

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Export Market Restructuring: Potential Direction


"Export-driven economic policy is still one of the pillars of Vietnam's industrialisation strategy," said Dr Tran Du Lich, Member of the National Assembly's Economic Commission, at the Export Forum 2014 held by the Ho Chi Minh City Trade and … [Continue reading]

Ebola affecting 8.5 million children and young people

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said the Ebola outbreak that has affected about 8.5 million children and young people under the age of 20 in the affected areas of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The Ebola outbreak has now killed more … [Continue reading]

Florida man kills his daughter and her six children


A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police have said. The children range in age from 3 months to 10 years old, said Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz. … [Continue reading]

Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 2 more dead

Rain from typhoon Kalmaegi caused the deaths of two children in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province on Wednesday, bringing the typhoon's death toll to 11. An eight-month-old baby died on Wednesday when his house collapsed due to torrential rain … [Continue reading]

Erosion-prevention projects behind schedule as landslides continue in HCM City


VietNamNet Bridge - Residents living along banks of rivers and canals in HCM City have been in a state of anxious suspense for many years as landslides often occur after heavy rains or high tides. Meanwhile, implementation of the city's … [Continue reading]

Vietnam, Germany boost economic cooperation


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ADB to give USD1.37 billion for Vietnam in 2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (right) receives ADB President Takehiko Nakao (Photo: VNA)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to provide Vietnam with funding packages worth USD1.37 billion in 2014 and USD1.24 billion in 2015 to support its sustainable growth. Vietnam hopes to receive assistance from the international … [Continue reading]

VNAT takes part in Seminar on tourism in Saint Petersburg

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