PM calls for youth’s stronger engagement in COVID-19 fight Politics

PM calls for youth’s stronger engagement in COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the youth to engage more strongly in the fight against the COVID-19 while speaking at a working session with the Secretariat of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee in Hanoi on March 25, one day ahead of the union’s founding anniversary.
HCM City wishes to lead in startup activities Business

HCM City wishes to lead in startup activities

As Vietnam’s economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City boasts advantages to develop startups, with its science-technology resources accounting for 25 percent and the number of operating businesses taking up 50 percent of the country’s, while its labour productivity is 2.5 times higher than the national average.
APPF-26: Delegates back Vietnam´s gender equality topic Politics

APPF-26: Delegates back Vietnam´s gender equality topic

Delegates to the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) voiced their support for Vietnam´s initiative to take gender equality and empowerment of women and girls as one of the key topics discussed at the meeting this year.
Techfest 2017: 4.5 million USD committed for Vietnamese startups Sci-Tech

Techfest 2017: 4.5 million USD committed for Vietnamese startups

The innovation and start-up festival Techfest wrapped up in Hanoi on November 15 with 29 investments worth more than 4.5 million USD committed for startups and 170 investment and business connections, according to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung.
Vietnam looks towards better investment climate Business

Vietnam looks towards better investment climate

Do Nhat Hoang, head of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, has underlined the need for Vietnam to further improve its investment environment in order to attract more Japanese businesses.
Vietnam promotes tourism startups Business

Vietnam promotes tourism startups

Tourism startup projects with innovative solutions to diversify tourism products will be nurtured at a programme to speed up Vietnam Tourism Startup, launched in the central city of Da Nang on April 14.
Vietnam, US beef up humanitarian cooperation Society

Vietnam, US beef up humanitarian cooperation

Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Don Tuan Phong has suggested US activists call on the US Government to pay more heed to decontaminating “environmental hot spots.”
Society

US state shares disaster mitigation experience with Quang Nam

The central province of Quang Nam wants to work closely with the US state of Oregon and international community on community-based early warning and disaster mitigation, a senior official was speaking to the Vietnam–Oregon Initiative conference in the locality on July 6.
Society

Binh Duong fosters PCI improvement

The southern province of Binh Duong is making every effort to improve the environment for investment, production and business in a bid to boost its provincial competitiveness index (PCI), according to Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Thanh Cung.