Seminar talks human rights promotion Society

Seminar talks human rights promotion

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, remains relevant today, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 14.
Hanoi aims to become national logistics hub Business

Hanoi aims to become national logistics hub

Hanoi is expected to become one of the country’s three major logistics hubs that meet international standards, said a municipal official. Nguyen Thanh Hai, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, said Hanoi has launched a project on managing and developing logistics services in the locality by 2025.
Top legislator’s RoK visit – important milestone in bilateral ties Politics

Top legislator’s RoK visit – important milestone in bilateral ties

The official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) made by National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from December 4-7 was described by Korean leaders as an important milestone in the fine Vietnam-RoK relations, said head of the NA Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau.
NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship Politics

NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship

The Party and State of Vietnam highly appreciate the activities of people friendship organisations as well as intellectuals of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in contributing to the promotion of people-to-people exchange and friendship between the two nations, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day Society

Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day

After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).
Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province Health

Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province

An outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza, also known as bird flu, which is transmittable to humans, has been detected in the central province of Phu Yen, said a local official.
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets Business

FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets

Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.