Traffic accidents down in June

Traffic accidents down in June

The National Committee for Traffic Safety yesterday said traffic accidents killed 643 people and injured 1,348 others in June, a decrease of 16.93 percent compared to the same period last year.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) welcomes Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni during the latter's visit to Vietnam in 2012 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese, Cambodian leaders exchange congratulations

Top leaders of Vietnam and Cambodia have exchanged letters of congratulations on the 50th founding anniversary of diplomatic relations (June 24) and the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Year 2017.
Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang

Vietnam asks US to lift embargo against Cuba

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has answered reporters’ question regarding the US’s recent adjustment of its policy towards Cuba, noting that the US needs to lift its embargo against Cuba.
Erosion in My Hoi Dong Commune (photo: SGGP)

Gov’t deals with relocation of residents in eroded areas

Numerous islanders in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have lost their lives, relatives, houses, land and other belongings because of rampant soil erosion that has caused many islands to disappear and difficulties for authorities in Mekong delta provinces in relocation for residents in erosion-plagued villages