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Presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings highlighted

Society

Presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings highlighted

Ensuring the principle of presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings was the topic of a seminar co-hosted by the Supreme People’s Procuracy of Vietnam, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the Embassies of Canada, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland (G4) in Hanoi on May 31.

Vietnam slips in childhood index

Society

Vietnam slips in childhood index

Vietnam has outperformed some ASEAN neighbours including Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines in keeping children safe and happy, but inequality is holding its poorest children back, a report revealed.

Vietnam, EU boast high potential to bolster partnership

Business

Vietnam, EU boast high potential to bolster partnership

There is room for Vietnam and the European Union to further bolster their economic, trade and investment cooperation although their partnership is growing strongly, said Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son at the “Meet Europe 2018” that was held in Hanoi on May 24.

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate

Business

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate

About two years ago I read on Viet Nam News about the willingness of the Vietnamese Government to let foreign companies set up shop in Vietnam, which I think is a good idea in developing economies. In the initial stages, typically an economy doesn’t have all the skills needed for growth to get momentum.