Vietnam, Bhutan seek stronger audit cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Bhutan seek stronger audit cooperation

Bhutanese Auditor General Tshering Kezang has said it was an honour for the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Audit Office of Vietnam to strengthen relations and improve the quality of audit activities of the two countries in the coming time.
Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director Business

NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 21 appreciated the World Bank (WB)’s comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam and its contributions to the country’s development in recent times.
Finance-banking system ready for tech Business

Finance-banking system ready for tech

Digital transformation would push Vietnam’s finance-banking system in the years to come, helping it catch up with global standards, said Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Kim Anh.
ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges World

ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) underlined the importance of bilateral cooperation in solving global challenges at the 10th ASEAN-UN Summit in Thailand on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.
New policy needed for young start-ups Business

New policy needed for young start-ups

Building the correct legal framework is one of the major challenges holding back start-up businesses and now the Government is looking at easing red-tape and giving an easier ride to both young companies and the private sector.
PM attends plenary meeting of 35th ASEAN summit Politics

PM attends plenary meeting of 35th ASEAN summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the plenary meeting of the 35th summit of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and related meetings in Bangkok in the afternoon of November 2.
Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo Politics

Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo

Within the framework of the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations, Cuba plans to present a draft resolution asking the US to lift its economic blockade against Cuba. On this occasion, the Vietnam News Agency interviewed Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Lianys Torres Rivera on the impact of the US policy of unilateral embargo, as well as on Vietnam’s support to the Cuban people.
PM’s attendance in summits aims to enhance ASEAN solidarity Politics

PM’s attendance in summits aims to enhance ASEAN solidarity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 2 to 4 is set to demonstrate Vietnam’s efforts to join hands with other members to enhance the bloc’s solidarity and relations with partners.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Forum discusses smart, sustainable, adaptable cities Society

Forum discusses smart, sustainable, adaptable cities

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan touched upon the role of smart, low-carbon transport system in building smart, sustainable and adaptable cities, while presiding over a plenary session of the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia in Hanoi on October 29.