Tuoitrenews briefs some of the leading stories published on Vietnamese media today (March 16) as follows:
At a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on March 15, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung ordered relevant ministries, sectors and localities to continue taking practical moves to implement the Government’s resolution on constraining inflation after initial positive outcomes were achieved.
Hanoi’s National Assembly (NA) delegation hosted a conference on March 15 to review the city’s activities during the 2007-2011 term.
Cambridge ESOL Tuesday launched the English Public Speaking contest in Asian region, attracting participation of 10 countries and territories including Vietnam, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and India.
The trial for two young men Nguyen Trong Nhan and Luong Hoai San who were charged with killing a senior Communist Party official in Ho Chi Minh City was delayed on March 15.
Waste water from China is suspected of causing water pollution in Song Hong (Red River) in Vietnam.
Damaging cold is forecast to hit the North again when the temperature in Hanoi may drop.
Working groups organized by the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan made a field trip to Sendai and Fukushima cities on March 15 to rescue Vietnamese citizens from the areas that were hard hit by the March 11 catastrophic quake and tsunami.
H1N1 is forecast to hit Ho Chi Minh City in the coming time, according to the city’s Department of Health.
Flight tickets from Japan to Vietnam are still available after the huge earthquake and catastrophic tsunami hit Japan on March 11, Vietnam Airline (VNA)’s representative told Tuoi Tre on March 15.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 15 to boost economic, trade and investment cooperation between Vietnam and Israel, especially in hi-tech agriculture.
At a seminar on shipbuilding cooperation between Vietnam and India in Hanoi on March 15, Ambassador Ranit-Rae said India is keen on Vietnam’s shipbuilding, since the Southeast Asian country boasts a long coastline and low-cost labor -- an ideal potential for developing the industry.
The third national coffee festival in central highlands city of Buon Me Thuot wrapped up at 8:00pm on March 15.
By last weekend, there are 21 candidates ready to fill in the empty seat of head coach of Vietnam national team with Bulgarian former star footballer Hristo Stoichkov Stoichkov, who was awarded the World Cup Golden Boot and the Bronze Ball award in 1994, being the most prominent now.
Inter Milan reached the Champions League quarter-finals after a dramatic 3-2 win at Bayern Munich in Tuesday's Last 16 second-leg clash put them through on the away-goals rule.
Manchester United edged into the Champions League quarter-finals as Javier Hernandez's double-strike clinched a 2-1 win over Marseille in the last 16 second leg on Tuesday.
Dozens of workers battling to control radiation at Japan's stricken reactors face a far greater risk of developing cancer than normal, but Tokyo residents are within the safe range for exposure, US nuclear experts said.
Supporters of a no-fly zone to halt Libyan government air strikes on rebels circulated a draft resolution at the UN Security Council Tuesday that would authorize one, but other states said questions remained.