Vietnam, Japan promote investment to develop food chains Business

Vietnam, Japan promote investment to develop food chains

Vietnam and Japan have achieved many positive outcomes in agriculture cooperation, and the two sides will continue working together to build sustainable food value chains in the near future, according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Japan supports Vietnam’s food value chain development Business

Japan supports Vietnam’s food value chain development

Vietnam holds great potential in food value chain development with a large consumption market and high export values, especially as the country is a member of various free trade agreements (FTAs), heard a seminar held in Hanoi on January 14.
Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans Society

Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans

It is crucial to incorporate the enforcement of child rights into socio-economic plans and State budget allocation, particularly in the next five years, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong said at a conference on November 23.
JETRO studies investment climate in Hau Giang Business

JETRO studies investment climate in Hau Giang

Representatives of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) worked with leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on October 30 to learn about the local investment environment.
Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Can Tho Business

Japanese firms seek investment opportunities in Can Tho

Can Tho city attracted the largest number of Japanese businesses who came to the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Ho Chi Minh City to learn about the investment environment in Vietnam’s southern provinces and cities, a JETRO official has said.
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management Business

Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.