Exhibition showcases photos and films of ASEAN Community ASEAN

Exhibition showcases photos and films of ASEAN Community

About 300 photos and nearly 60 films by ASEAN artists, featuring the countries, people, environmental protection and climate change in ASEAN community, are on display at an exhibition that opened at the Cultural Centre of the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 15.
Women’s role in peace building upheld Society

Women’s role in peace building upheld

The role of women in building peace was upheld by delegates to the international conference on women, peace and security themed “Strengthening women’s role in building and sustaining peace: from commitments to results” which opened on December 7 evening.
AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official World

AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official

In the midst of uncertainty and seemingly unending health and economic shocks brought about by the COVID-19 global crisis, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) is in a strategic position to serve as a platform to coordinate and integrate efforts of AIPA member parliaments to help stem the tide of the contagion, according to a Philippine official.
Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 43rd session Society

Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 43rd session

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on June 15.
Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi Society

Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi

A meeting took place in Hanoi on July 11 to mark World Population Day (July 11) under the theme of Vietnam’s 25 years implementing the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development’ Programme of Action.
HCM City tackles pollution in outlying districts Society

HCM City tackles pollution in outlying districts

HCM City will focus on reducing pollution in rural districts and communes, local authorities said at a conference held in the city on March 3 to review the National Target Programme for New Rural Areas 2016.
Government cracks down on child labour Society

Government cracks down on child labour

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has urged local authorities to increase inspections and punish all establishments using child labour or forced labour.