Vietnam leader sends condolence to S.Korea over ferry tragedy
President Truong Tan Sang Thursday offered his condolence to his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye over the ferry accident that has left at least 29 dead and more than 270 missing.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung leads a delegation to visit a shipbuilding company in Da Nang City April 14

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called on government ministries and agencies to cooperate with Da Nang's municipal administrators to further develop the central hub's infrastructure.
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