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2016

FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security

World

FAO assists Myanmar to improve food security

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Myanmar government have signed a multi-year framework agreement to improve nutrition and food security in the country while safeguarding and sustainably managing the use of natural resources.

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Business

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Trade between Vietnam and Russia was estimated at 4.57 billion USD in 2018, up 28.6 percent year on year, partly thanks to the enforcement of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency

Business

Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency

The General Statistics Office (GSO) will continue improving the quality of its statistics and increasing information sharing with ministries and sectors, thus better serving the Government’s management over the macro-economy and socio-economic development, GSO General Director Nguyen Bich Lam said.

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Environment

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Vietnam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration has said.

Quality of Vietnamese universities improves

Society

Quality of Vietnamese universities improves

Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City has placed among the top 25 universities and research institutes in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in terms of scientific research articles (ISI) published in the world's leading prestigious journals.