Vietnam chairs 395th session of UNESCAP advisory committee Politics

Vietnam chairs 395th session of UNESCAP advisory committee

Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Phan Chi Thanh, who is also Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UNESCAP, on September 7 chaired the 395th session of UNESCAP's Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives and other Representatives Designated by Members of the Commission (ACPR).
Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance  Society

Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has confirmed the list of over 795,000 workers from more than 29,300 employers who are eligible for financial support in 62 out of 63 cities and provinces under the Government's Resolution 68/NQ-CP and the Prime Minister's Decision 23/QĐ-TTg on policies supporting employees and employers affected by COVID-19.
Prime Minister orders gradually restoring production, trade  Society

Prime Minister orders gradually restoring production, trade

In order to best achieve 2021 targets, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered giving the top priority to curbing the pandemic soon and gradually restoring production and trade in areas meeting safety conditions, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Tran Van Son has said.
Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with IPU President Politics

Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with IPU President

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue met with President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Duarte Pacheco in Vienna on September 6 (local time) as part of his trip to Austria to attend the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5).
Further progress seen in curbing corruption Politics

Further progress seen in curbing corruption

Vietnam has continued to see progress in curbing corruption this year, consolidating people’s trust in the Party and State and heightening Vietnam’s position on the international arena, according to a government report on anti-corruption in 2021.
Vietnam aims to enter top 50 countries in tourism competitiveness Travel

Vietnam aims to enter top 50 countries in tourism competitiveness

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung has signed an action programme on tourism development in the 2021-2025 period, with an aim to make tourism a spearhead sector and put Vietnam into top 50 nations with the highest tourism competitiveness in the world.
President urges education sector to act amid COVID-19 Society

President urges education sector to act amid COVID-19

The education sector should act up to the COVID-19 situation and take measures to minimise its negative impact, requested President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in his letter sent to the sector at the outset of the 2021-2022 school year.
Vietnam condemns use of chemical weapons at UNSC discussion World

Vietnam condemns use of chemical weapons at UNSC discussion

Vietnam has reiterated the consistent policy in favour of non-proliferation and disarmament regimes, as well as the country’s support for the role of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in ridding the world of chemical weapons.
PM urges solutions to effectively use land resources Society

PM urges solutions to effectively use land resources

More solutions should be developed to improve the efficiency of State management, prevent waste and corruption in land use, and effectively use land resources to serve the task of national development, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said on August 30.
Vietnamese, Chinese Parties seek stronger cooperation in popularisation work Politics

Vietnamese, Chinese Parties seek stronger cooperation in popularisation work

Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education Nguyen Trong Nghia held phone talks with Head of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee’s Publicity Department Huang Kunming on August 30 to discuss measures to strengthen collaboration between the two commissions.