In the afternoon of January 9th, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee Nguyen Van Quang chaired a meeting with the delegation of Savannakhet Province visiting and working with Da Nang City. The Savannakhet delegation was led by Mr. Phoxay Xaynhasone, Alternate Member of the Central Executive Committee of The Lao People's Revolutionary Party, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Deputy Governor of the province.

In the morning on 13th January, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attended and delivered a speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Viet Nam - Japan economic, labor and tourism conferences held in Da Nang City. This event was within a visit to Viet Nam by the Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Chairman of the Japan - Viet Nam Parliamentary Friendship Union Nikai Toshihiro, and attracted nearly 800 delegates from both countries.

New Australian ambassador says education cooperation will increase
During his first official visit to Da Nang, the new Australian ambassador to Viet Nam, Mr. Hugh Borrowman, expressed his delight at the fine development of the relationship between the city and Australia.