ADB calls on expansion of social protection

Asian Pacific nations need to broaden social protection systems as growing income inequality leaves large numbers of poor and vulnerable people exposed to risks and unexpected difficulties like unemployment, ill health and natural disasters.

Nation ranks 76th in innovation

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released its Global Innovation Index 2012 (GII), in which Vietnam was ranked 76th in innovation performance.
VN leaders pledge to boost ties with Armenia Politics

VN leaders pledge to boost ties with Armenia

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will actively implement agreements reached during Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s visit to further develop the two countries’ relations.

Vietnam, Armenia eye strong trade ties

Economic and trade links between Vietnam and Armenia are yet to tap their potential, said President Truong Tan Sang while receiving Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian in Hanoi on Feb. 24.

VN Ambassador to Armenia presents credentials

Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Xuan Son to Russia and the Republic of Armenia on Nov. 10 presented his credentials to the Republic of Armenia ’s President Serzh Sargsyan in Armenia ’s capital city of Yerevan.

Vietnam jumps 10 places in ICT Development Index

Vietnam ranks 81 st among 152 countries in the International Telecommunication Union’s ICT Development Index (IDI), moving up 10 places from its 91 st position in 2008, the Ministry of Information and Communication said on Sept. 26.

Vietnam gets more National Day congratulations

Leaders of the Vietnamese Party, State, Government and National Assembly have continued to receive congratulatory messages from leaders worldwide on the country’s 66 th national day (Sept.2).