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Gender equality

Australia Day celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

Politics

Australia Day celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City

A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22 by the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) to celebrate the 231st anniversary of Australia Day (January 26, showing the friendship and solidarity between the city’s people and their Australian counterparts.

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

World

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success.

Women should thrive at work

Society

Women should thrive at work

Women should be free to choose the job they want to do without being hindered by discriminations on the grounds of their gender or physical capabilities.

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament

Politics

Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament

A conference was held in the central city of Da Nang on December 17 to introduce a set of tools to help parliaments self-evaluate their efficiency and share international experience in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDG).