Hà Nội speeds up preparatory activities for its millennium 18:30 | 28/08/2009
VGP – At a meeting of the Organization Committee for the 1000th anniversary of Thăng Long-Hà Nội, held this afternoon, leaders of Hà Nội and relevant agencies stressed their determination to carry out celebratory activities on schedule.
Representatives of VN, Vatican talk of bilateral ties 18:11 | 28/08/2009
VGP – Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Đặng Khánh Thoại had a meeting with representative of Vatican, Undersecretary for Relations with States Ettore Balestrero, to discuss the relations between Việt Nam and Vatican.
HN to embellish itself with ginkgo biloba trees 11:40 | 26/08/2009
VGP - The Hà Nội Municipal People's Committee recently agreed with the Hà Nội Construction Department's proposal to plant ginkgo biloba trees in some major parks, main streets, flower gardens and historical sites of the city.  
Australian ambassador tours Mekong Delta to review cooperation potential 11:36 | 26/08/2009
VGP - Australian Ambassador to Việt Nam, Mr. Allaster Cox, will make a week-long tour to some provinces in the Mekong Delta in late August to review projects funded by Australia and to assess further development cooperation potential in the region.
First beach art exhibition in Vũng Tàu 15:47 | 24/08/2009
VGP - Under the theme "Sea and Shore", the first assemblage art exhibition in Việt Nam hosted by the Hồ Chí Minh City Fine Arts Association and Hồ Tràm Beach Resort & Spa was kick-started yesterday in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu.
Fourteen int’l airlines to launch routes to Huế 15:10 | 24/08/2009
VGP - Fourteen international airlines have lately inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch new flights to Thừa Thiên-Huế, the central province housing a UNESCO-recognized world heritage site.
Fund raised for poor people in Đồng Tháp 09:40 | 23/08/2009
VGP - The fund-raising program “For-the-Poor Night in Đồng Tháp” in Hồ Chí Minh City on Saturday mobilized over VND 100 billion for disadvantaged people and families in the southern province of Đồng Tháp.
USAID assists handicapped people to study IT 09:10 | 22/08/2009
VGP – The Hà Nội College of Information Technology (HCIT) and the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), a contractor of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), are joining efforts in a USAID-funded program to support Vietnamese disabled people to study IT.
HCMC to host 1st int’l real estate exhibition 16:22 | 21/08/2009
VGP – VNREA EXPO, an international real estate exhibition with related seminars will be held in Hồ Chí Minh City in late September as an activity to promote the development of Vietnamese real estate market and perfect real estate policies.
Slight CPI increase continues in big cities 17:02 | 20/08/2009
VGP - Consumer price index (CPI) of Hồ Chí Minh City is estimated to grow by 0.22% in August, slower than last month (0.68%). In Hà Nội, the indicator stands at 0.47%.