Check out the news you should not miss today, January 14
-- Vietnam maintains consistent policy of attaching much importance to the relations with the US, and is ready to work with the new administration, Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc told reporters Friday.
-- Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his delight at the development of Vietnam-U.S. ties, particularly after the establishment of comprehensive partnership, as he received visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Hanoi on Friday.
-- China’s Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang said the Chinese government will closely work with its Vietnamese counterpart to fully implement the common perceptions and agreements reached by the two countries, as he met Vietnam’s Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in Beijing on Friday.
-- Repairs to the three submarine cable systems to revive Internet speed in Vietnam could only finish after February 7, well after the Tet holiday, instead of by the Lunar New Year's Eve (January 27) as earlier reported.
-- A 15-year-old schoolgirl was found dead in an EPS box at an apartment complex in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, with her same-age friend suspected of being the murder.
-- Vietnamese punters must be at least 21 years old with a minimum monthly income of VND10 million to be allow to enter casinos at home, according to a draft law.
-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam is poised to auction off a Boeing B272-200 left abandoned by Royal Khmer Airlines at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport since March 2007 as the Cambodian carrier refused to take it home despite repeated requests from the Vietnamese side.
-- India’s TATA Group has plans to invest in a wide range of business sectors, including solar- and wind-power projects, in Vietnam, CEO Indronil Sengupta, revealed as he was received by Vietnam's State President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on Thursday.
-- Vietnamese airlines will offer more flights after midnight to meet spiking demand for the Lunar New Year holiday, officials at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport said Friday.
-- Buc Tuong (The Wall), one of Vietnam’s greatest rock bands, will perform tonight, January 14, at Hard Rock Café in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, the first concert nearly a year after a live show in Hanoi, where vocalist and leader Tran Lap had his last performance before succumbing to cancer.