Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women Society

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the UN Women in Vietnam held a conference in Hanoi on July 11 to give ideas to the draft national review report on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the world’s most comprehensive documents on gender equality and women empowerment.
Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi Society

Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi

A meeting took place in Hanoi on July 11 to mark World Population Day (July 11) under the theme of Vietnam’s 25 years implementing the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development’ Programme of Action.
Vietnam elected as APF Vice President Society

Vietnam elected as APF Vice President

Chairwoman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophone (APF)’s Vietnam Sub-Committee Nguyen Thuy Anh has been elected as APF Vice President for the 2019-2021 tenure.
Vietnamese, Japanese firms cooperate in LNG & Gas research Business

Vietnamese, Japanese firms cooperate in LNG & Gas research

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in researching in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas in Vietnam was signed between the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) and the JXTG Tsutomu Sugimori Group of Japan in Hanoi on July 1.
Deputy PM: petty corruption erodes public trust Politics

Deputy PM: petty corruption erodes public trust

Petty corruption has eroded trust of the people, businesses and investors, hindering socio-economic development, permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh admitted at a national teleconference in Hanoi on June 27.
PM praises establishment of recycling organisation Society

PM praises establishment of recycling organisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised domestic and multinational companies in the food and beverages industry for their initiative of setting up PRO Vietnam, an organisation for recycling packaging materials.
Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam Society

Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam

The Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD) has recently launched the Business Partnership Facility to support and develop the private sector involvement in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam and other developing countries, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Belgium.
PM: Vietnam ready to contribute to int’l efforts for peace, security Politics

PM: Vietnam ready to contribute to int’l efforts for peace, security

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has written an article entitled “Partnership for sustainable peace: Vietnam stands ready to make active contributions to international efforts for global peace, security, development and progress” after Vietnam was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 tenure.
Vietnam aligns with UN SDGs Politics

Vietnam aligns with UN SDGs

Three years ago, 193 member countries approved the UN Agenda for Sustainable Development, pledging that no one will be left behind by 2030. Since then, Vietnam’s efforts to realise the agenda
Vietnam joins economic discussions at St. Petersburg forum Business

Vietnam joins economic discussions at St. Petersburg forum

Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh joined other countries’ senior officials in discussing major international economic issues at a forum opened in St. Petersburg city, Russia, on June 6.