NA deputies yesterday questioned a regulation in the draft Law on Belief and Religion which states the state will officially recognise a religious institution only when it has run for at least 10 years, saying it is "scientifically baseless".
The health sector called on health workers and residents to use antibiotics responsibly by only taking medicine doctors prescribe at a meeting on Saturday in Ha Noi.
Vietnamese shares may extend their gains this week as smaller speculative stocks such as property firms become more attractive amid mixed results from large-cap stocks, brokerage firms forecast.
Animated short film My Home, made by overseas Vietnamese Nguyen Phuong Mai, is among 10 movies nominated for the Best Animated Short Film Award at the 88th Academy Awards 2016.
Viet Nam's Nguyen Hoang Yen won a silver medal at the Asian Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Championships that ended in Singapore on November 20.
Excavating mud from the Hoan Kiem Lake bed, a Ha Noi symbol, will effectively clean it up and save the life of the legendary tortoise, the city's Aquaculture Department said.
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An event was held on Sunday in remembrance of road traffic victims this year by the National Committee for Traffic Safety. During the first 10 months of the year, nearly 7,200 people died and 17,000 were injured in traffic accidents across the country.
Hoi An and Da Nang have not only wooed tourists with their breath-taking landscape, fresh sea and friendly people, but the localities are a special attraction for their food.
Every year on November 18, the Sultanate of Oman celebrates the anniversary of the blessed Renaissance Day, led by His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Allah bless him, and during the prosperous era of His Majesty, Oman has achieved many accomplishments in all political, economic and social aspects, which returned Oman to its pre-eminent position among nations, as a secured country enjoying political stability.