UN Women supports victims of gender-based violence Society

UN Women supports victims of gender-based violence

The UN Women Vietnam on September 30 handed over essential equipment worth 483.4 million VND (21,200 USD) to three Peace House Shelters in Hanoi and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to upgrade free helpline (1900 969680) in order to improve responses to domestic and international calls and reports of violence against women, and to continue to improve the overall quality of the support services for victims of violence and human trafficking.
Malaysia raises budget deficit prediction World

Malaysia raises budget deficit prediction

Malaysia's budget deficit is expected to grow to 6.5-7 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) this year from a previous forecast of 6 percent after taking into account recent economic stimulus packages announced by the nation’s Government.
Vietnam, Cuba write new pages in glorious history Politics

Vietnam, Cuba write new pages in glorious history

The 60th anniversary of Vietnam - Cuba diplomatic relations was celebrated on December 2 (1960 - 2020), with the special amity filled with outstanding milestones in mutual support, from Vietnam’s past struggle for national independence to the two nations’ current fight against COVID-19.
Japanese bank eyes EVN’s energy projects Business

Japanese bank eyes EVN’s energy projects

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is interested in investment plans for energy projects of the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), unveiled Kazuhisa Yumikura, Managing Executive Officer and Global Head of Infrastructure and Environment Finance Group at JBIC.
Laos vows to preserve relationship with Vietnam Politics

Laos vows to preserve relationship with Vietnam

Leaders of Laos on May 23 reaffirmed that the country will work together with Vietnam to preserve the great friendship and special solidarity between the two countries, and pass down the relationship to next generations.
Top leaders of Vietnam and Laos hold talks in Vientiane Politics

Top leaders of Vietnam and Laos hold talks in Vientiane

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with his Lao counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith in Vientiane on February 24 following an official welcome ceremony for the Vietnamese leader. ​
Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties Business

Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties

The Russian Centre for Sciences and Culture in Vietnam and the Saint Petersburg State University jointly organised a workshop to promote trade ties between Vietnam and Russia in Hanoi on September 22.