Women contribute to social wellbeing, economy: researcher Business

Women contribute to social wellbeing, economy: researcher

Women make up about half of the world’s population and contribute to society’s well-being as well as the economy, said Assoc. Prof. and Dr Truong Thi Nam Thang, Director of the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurships at the National Economics University.
Fund praised for 20-year charitable work Society

Fund praised for 20-year charitable work

The "Golden hearts " fund, under the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), has been awarded with the Labour Order – third class for its contributions to charitable activities nationwide.
Society

RoK companies sponsor social activities in the south

Twenty major businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) including the Shinhan Bank, Hanwha Life Insurance and Hana Tour have pledged to sponsor social activities in the south of Vietnam, reported the Sai Gon Giai phong (Liberated Saigon) daily.
Hanoi grand ceremony marks Lord Buddha’s birthday Society

Hanoi grand ceremony marks Lord Buddha’s birthday

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s central executive committee and the VBS’s Hanoi executive board held a grand ceremony at Quan Su pagoda on June 1 (the 15 th day of the fourth lunar month) to mark Lord Buddha’s 2559 th birthday.
Business

Binh Duong joins forces with FDI firms

Authorities of southern Binh Duong province have paid a visit to foreign direct investment (FDI) firms in the My Phuoc 3 and My Phuoc 1 industrial parks to inquire about their operations so as to take prompt assistance measures.
Society

Vietnam attends chairty bazaar in Japan

Vietnam and 26 other member countries of the Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) sold their typical dishes and handicrafts at a charity fair in Japan’s capital Tokyo on April 8 to raise money for welfare activities and natural disaster victims.
Society

Charity responds to Mandela Day

South Africa’s Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14 presented 100 scholarships to disadvantaged children in the city, as part of its charitable activities in response to Mandela International Day (July 18).
Society

Hoang Anh-Gia Lai refutes accusations

Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (HAGL group) has refuted accusations made by Global Witness that the group has acquired vast amounts of land for rubber plantations in Cambodia and Laos.
Society

HCM City helps Muslims to feel at home

HCM City has always created the best possible conditions for religious followers, including Muslims, so they can join in public activities for the development of the city and the country.
Protestant celebrations wind up in Da Nang Society

Protestant celebrations wind up in Da Nang

The centennial celebration of Protestantism in Vietnam closed in the central city of Da Nang on June 16, with the participation of 13,000 domestic and foreign followers and dignitaries.