Women-led businesses on the rise Business

Women-led businesses on the rise

The number of women-owned businesses increased from 21 percent in 2011 to 24 percent in 2018, according the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality Society

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.
Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official Politics

Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control Vu Duc Dam hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 29 for Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific Eamonn Murphy.
Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day Health

Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day

The fight against HIV/AIDS has always been a priority of Hanoi, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son said at a meeting on November 29 in response to the World AIDS Day (December 1).
Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs Society

Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs

Many Vietnamese enterprises lack understanding about sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are not applying them to their business, Tran Thi Lan Anh, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.
Vietnam - bright spot in fighting HIV/AIDS Society

Vietnam - bright spot in fighting HIV/AIDS

Vietnam has made a stride in the fight against HIV/AIDS in recent years, recording a declined number of new newly-diagnosed cases of HIV, those living with and killed by AIDS.
VNA leader suggests ways to win public trust in fake news combat  Politics

VNA leader suggests ways to win public trust in fake news combat

General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi has highlighted necessary efforts and actions to win public trust in the fight against fake news, while addressing the 17th General Assembly of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) that is taking place in the Republic of Korea (RoK) from November 6-9.
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Politics

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia Politics

Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia

Vietnamese National Assembly Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong is joining top legislators and heads of delegations from 150 parliaments at the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, Serbia, from October 13 to 17.
Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business Business

Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business

Business leaders, representatives of civil society, international organizations and consumers all agreed that promoting diversity and inclusion makes business sense at an event on inclusive business on October 11.