Thailand opens electric ferry route on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River ASEAN

Thailand opens electric ferry route on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over the opening ceremony of the “MINE (Mission no Emission) Smart Ferry” project, which features an electric ferry route on Chao Phraya river and Thailand’s first smart pier at CAT Tower Pier in Bangkok’s Bangrak district.
Vietnam consistently ensures human rights Society

Vietnam consistently ensures human rights

The Vietnamese Party and State’s policies consistently define human rights as a common value of humanity and human development as the goal and the driving force of the cause of national construction and defense. Over the past years, Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring human rights have been acknowledged by the international community.
VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future Environment

VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future

“If we only focus on immediate benefits, it is difficult to go far but if we want to grow high and reach far, sustainable development is the only way,” said Binu Jacob, CEO of Nestle Vietnam, who is co-chair of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD).
Vietnam hosts 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum Business

Vietnam hosts 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum

The 33rd ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) Chairs’ Meeting was held via video conference on December 9 as the final event among the activities within the scope of the ACMF in 2020 held under the chair and coordination of Vietnam’s State Securities Commission (SSC).
Conference seeks to enhance productivity in ASEAN ASEAN

Conference seeks to enhance productivity in ASEAN

A three-day conference on ASEAN-APO cooperation in enhancing productivity opened in Hanoi on December 9 to raise mutual understanding between ASEAN and the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), towards fulfilling the United Nations sustainable development goals.
OECD’s Multi-dimensional Review of Vietnam launched Society

OECD’s Multi-dimensional Review of Vietnam launched

A report on multi-dimensional review of Vietnam was launched in a Hanoi ceremony co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 8.
UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai Society

UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai

A total of 600 poor households of ethnic groups in four communes of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai which were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received financial assistance to buy food and improve their livelihoods on December 4.
Japanese locality leader lauds Vietnam’s success in COVID-19 control World

Japanese locality leader lauds Vietnam’s success in COVID-19 control

Governor of Gunma Prefecture of Japan Ichita Yamamoto showed his admiration for Vietnam’s success in controlling COVID-19 pandemic and said he hopes to learn from the country in the field while meeting Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam during a concert at Takasaki opera house on December 5.
Vietnam attends WIPO Coordination Committee’s 79th session Politics

Vietnam attends WIPO Coordination Committee’s 79th session

Vietnam fully supports the proposed list of new leaders of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and highly values the excellent contributions of their predecessors to WIPO’s past activities, said Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, Switzerland.
ESCAP keen to bolster cooperation with Vietnam Politics

ESCAP keen to bolster cooperation with Vietnam

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana on December 3 spoke highly of the determination, efforts and achievements of Vietnam in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Vietnam contributes to ASEAN’s success in 2020: expert ASEAN

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN’s success in 2020: expert

Vietnam’s chairmanship has ensured ASEAN has retained its ability to effectively channel regional cooperation, according to a senior analyst from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)’s defence and strategy programme.