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Australia announces USD23.4 mln fund for ASEAN’s smart cities
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on March 17th announced Australia will provide an investment of AUD30 million (USD23.4 million) to support “smart cities” in Southeast Asia.
Hanoi goes vibrant with activities response to Earth Hour
12:02 18/03/2018
Over 1,000 people came together at the walking and painting events held on the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake, Hanoi on March 17th in response to the Earth Hour 2018.
Successful lung transplant from brain dead donor announced
11:59 18/03/2018
Doctors at the 108 Military Central Hospital announced on March 16th that they successfully performed the first lung transplant from a brain dead donor in Vietnam, marking a huge step forward in the tissue and organ transplant field of military doctors, opening more opportunities for patients in Vietnam with dangerous diseases.
Special Announcement: Former PM Phan Van Khai passes away
10:17 18/03/2018
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), the National Assembly, the President, the Government, and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) issued a special announcement on the death of former Prime Minister Phan Van Khai.
State funeral of former PM Phan Van Khai on March 20th-21st
10:13 18/03/2018
A State funeral will be held on March 20th-21st for former Prime Minister Phan Van Khai, who passed away on March 17th.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc urges Australian businesses to invest in Vietnam
11:44 17/03/2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Australian companies to invest in the potential market of Vietnam at the Vietnam-Australia Business Forum in Sydney on March 16th, which was held during the Vietnamese PM’s official visit to Australia.
Top legislator visits National Press Festival 2018
11:31 17/03/2018
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on March 16th visited the National Press Festival 2018, which opened the same day at the Hanoi Museum.
Australian press highlights Vietnamese Prime Minister’s visit
11:25 17/03/2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Australia and the signing of a joint statement to establish the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership were given wide coverage on the local press on March 15th and 16th.
PM congratulates Angela Merkel on re-election
11:18 17/03/2018
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on March 16th, sent a congratulatory message to Angela Merkel on her re-election as Chancellor of Germany.
Overseas Vietnamese in Czech Republic commemorate martyrs on Gac Ma
17:08 16/03/2018
A ceremony was organized by overseas Vietnamese in the Czech Republic to commemorate martyrs sacrificed on Gac Ma Island, in Prague on March 14th.