WB: Business environment in Philippines improved World

WB: Business environment in Philippines improved

Ease of doing business in the Philippines improved over the past year, with the Southeast Asian country climbing 29 notches in World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” report released on October 24.
Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session Politics

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung stressed the need for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to continue fostering constructive cooperation and dialogue when attending the UNHRC’s 39th session which closed in Geneva on September 28.
IORA summit promotes maritime links for shared prosperity    World

IORA summit promotes maritime links for shared prosperity

Representatives from 21 member nations of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) gathered at the association’s summit in Indonesia on March 7 to seek to promote maritime cooperation for peace, stability and prosperity in the Indian Ocean.
Indonesia marks 12 years since tsunami in Aceh World

Indonesia marks 12 years since tsunami in Aceh

Thousands of Indonesian people prayed for their loved relatives at churches and mass graves on December 26 to mark 12 years since a tsunami devastated the northernmost province of Aceh on Sumatra island - one of the worst disasters in history.
German graphic work on show Culture - Sports

German graphic work on show

Selected prints from novels by award winning German graphic artist and author Reinhard Kleist are on display at an exhibition at the Goethe Instiute in Hanoi which runs until the end of the month.