Society

Workshop promotes employee rights

A workshop was held in Hanoi on April 20 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), focusing on recommendations for Vietnam’s policymaking regarding employee rights.
Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region Society

Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has allowed the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City to implement a research programme on scientific and technology tasks necessary for sustainable development in the southwest region between 2015 and 2019.
Society

Students join charity Tet programme

Nearly 400 students from 32 universities, colleges, vocational schools and high schools in Ho Chi Minh City have joined the charity campaign Nha sach don Tet (Cleaning House to Welcome Tet) organised by the South African Honorary Consulate and VASS Assurance Corporation.
Society

Vietnam hands over facilities to Lao science academy

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) handed over the Library - Documentation Centre and Office Building to the Lao Academy of Social Sciences (LASS) at a ceremony in capital Vientiane on December 9.
Politics

Vietnam, Iran intensify scientific research cooperation

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and Iran’s Centre for International Education and Research signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on scientific research and information exchange at a workshop on Iran’s foreign policy in Hanoi on November 12.
Society

Scientific evidence improves policy making

Vietnam and Laos agreed to share their experience in boosting basic research on social science and improving scientific evidence to serve policy making in a seminar held in Hanoi on October 6.
Society

Vietnamese social scientists visit Norway

A delegation from the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), led by its President Nguyen Xuan Thang, met with scientists in Norway from September 17-19 to exchange research results on issues of mutual concern.
Global human development report launched Society

Global human development report launched

The 2014 Human Development Report was launched in Vietnam on September 11 by the UN Development Programme in collaboration with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).
Vietnam, Laos to further young scientist training Society

Vietnam, Laos to further young scientist training

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Lao National Institute of Social Sciences agreed to take heed of the development of young scientists at a working session in Vientiane on July 28 as part of a visit by a VASS delegation to Laos.