Vietnam commemorates troops who died in Spratly battle
A memorial service was held Tuesday on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago to honor 64 fallen sailors from the Vietnam People’s Navy who died battling the Chinese in 1988.

Hanoi elevated railway project under fire for delays, ballooning costs
The Ministry of Transport and the Hanoi government were ordered to determine who is to blame for the slow progress railway project funded mostly by Chinese money.
Vietnam metro building up government center
Ho Chi Minh City is restoring and expanding its administrative center, aiming for more interaction with the public.
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Vietnam court to reconsider grand graft case at major shipping company
The Supreme People’s Court will hear an appeal on the corruption case at the state-owned shipping giant Vinalines Tuesday and reconsider the death sentence issued to former Chairman Duong Chi Dung.
Vietnam's chief prosecutor seeks info in Japanese ODA bribe allegations

The Supreme People’s Procuracy, Vietnam’s highest prosecutors' office, has officially asked Japan for information related to allegations of official misconduct made against a Vietnamese official.


Vietnam seeks legislative exchange with US
During US Senator Patrick Leahy's visit to Hanoi on Thursday, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung suggested both legislative bodies enhance their cooperation to promote a swift recognition of Vietnam as a market economy.
21 Chinese migrants arrested elsewhere on day of fatal gunfight in Vietnam
Vietnamese border police arrested  21 illegal Chinese migrants after they attempted to enter Vietnam last Friday, at a site 54 kilometers away from a gunfight that left two guards and five Chinese migrants dead.
US, Vietnam begin dioxin decontamination in Da Nang
US Senator Patrick Leahy visited the site of the former US Army airbase in Da Nang, where USAID has begun the process of removing toxic chemicals from thousands of tons of contaminated.
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