Society

Talk on Protestant faith history in Vietnam

A talk on the development of the Protestant faith in Vietnam from 1911 to 1975 took place in Hanoi on December 1 with the participation of researchers, managers, observers and clergy from Vietnam and the US.
Society

Social science studies links Vietnam, India

A delegation from the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences has paid a week-long visit to India as part of a cooperation programme with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) from Oct. 18.
Culture - Sports

Exhibition revels in diversity

The cultures and diversity of Southeast Asia are on display in a new exhibition of lacquerware and Indonesian glass paintings entitled “A Glimpse of Southeast Asia” that opens at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi.
Politics

Vietnam’s socio-economic development discussed

A seminar themed, “ Vietnam towards a new decade and the future” was held in Hanoi on August 18 to collect ideas and opinions around the formulation of the country’s development strategy for the 2011-2020 period.
Society

Families blamed for rise in teen crime

The central province of Quang Nam has seen a remarkable increase in teen crime that includes robberies, gang fighting and even murder, according to the province's police department, which reported that over half of the 587 arrests in the province last year were of persons under 16 years of age.
Society

Thang Long Imperial Citadel relics to be exhibited

The Hanoi People’s Committee and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) have agreed to showcase a part of the relics at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel on the occasion of the capital city’s 1,000 th founding anniversary.
Japanese studies discussed in Vietnam Culture - Sports

Japanese studies discussed in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences has suggested the establishment of a centre for Vietnam-Japan exchange, research and cooperation to facilitate Vietnamese researchers in conducting Japanese studies.
Business

Top economists talk growth, development

Growth theory and economic development were the main topics of a seminar co-hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Party Central Committee’s Theory Council in Hanoi on August 17.

Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development in the UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs, and Prof. James Riedel from the US’s Johns Hopkins University, participated in the event.