VN, China commit cooperation in urban construction, planning and management 08:16 | 20/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Deputy PM Trương Vĩnh Trọng gave a reception in the afternoon of December 19 at the head office of the Government to Chinese Construction Minister Wang Guangtao on the latter's working visit to Vietnam.
Expanded Uông Bí Thermoelectric Plant hooked to national grid 08:12 | 20/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The Uông Bí Thermoelectric Plant in Quảng Ninh province started operation and hooked up to the national grid in the afternoon of December 18.
VN-Cambodia comprehensive cooperation enhanced 10:04 | 19/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The special flight transporting PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and the Vietnamese Government’s high-ranking delegation to the Kingdom of Cambodia landed the Pochentong International Airport (Phnom Penh) at 10 AM of December 18. Cambodian PM Samdech Hun Sen welcomed his Vietnamese counterpart at the foot of the airplane. PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng was then warmly welcomed by Phnom Penh people.
Individuals, enterprises encouraged to invest in vocational training 07:08 | 19/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The Government has issued Decree 139/2006/NĐ-CP stipulating in details and instructing the implementation of some articles in the Law on Education and the Code on Labor and Vocational Training. The Decree covers targets, programs, and areas of vocational training; business and vocational training; recruitment and apprentice contracting; examination, testing and authority to issue vocational certificates and diplomas; policies and responsibility of the State management agencies in charge of vocational training.
Hanoi commemorates 60th anniversary of National Resistance War Launch 07:04 | 19/12/2006
VNGOVNet – In the morning of December 18, at the Friendship Culture Palace (Hanoi), the City’s Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and the Fatherland Front commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Launch of Nationwide Resistance War (December 19, 1946-December 19, 2006).
PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng visits Cambodia, Laos and Thailand 11:00 | 18/12/2006
VNGOVNet – At the invitations of Cambodian PM Samdech Hunsen, Lao PM Buasone Bouphavanh and Thai PM Surayud Chulanont, on December 18, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and a senior delegation from the Vietnamese Government have left Hanoi for their separate official visits to the Kingdom of Cambodia on December 18-19, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic on December 19-20, and the Kingdom of Thailand on December 20-21. PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng will attend the inauguration of the Friendship Bridge over the Mekong River connecting Savanakhet Province (Laos) and Mudahan Province (Thailand) on December 20, 2006.
US to spend budget to deal with Vietnam AO impact 09:00 | 18/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The Special Envoy of the US Senate’s Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs has claimed that the US Congress will spend budget to handle Agent Orange/dioxin impact in Vietnam. This is the first time the US Government has set aside budget appropriations to such activities.
ASEAN students for cooperation, creativity and success 07:00 | 18/12/2006
VNGOVNet – The 13th ASEAN University Games (ASEAN Universiade - Aug-13th) began at 8.00 PM on December 16, 2006 at the Hanoi Stadium under the theme “ASEAN Students: Cooperation, Creativity and Success". This is the first time Vietnam has hosted such event, the biggest for ASEAN students.
NA Standing Committee wraps up its 45th session 11:03 | 16/12/2006
VNGOVNet – On December 15, the National Assembly Standing Committee ended its 45th session with the making of some important decisions.
MCI declares ten most outstanding cultural events in 2006 09:09 | 16/12/2006
VNGOVNet – Leaders of Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture and Information (MCI) declared ten most prominent cultural and information events in Vietnam for 2006 in a press conference held in December 15 afternoon to review the ministry's performance this year.