Sci-Tech

Securities Commission enhances IT capacity to improve management

The State Securities Commission of Vietnam over the past time has constantly applied information technology in market supervising to improve management efficiency, ensure transparency and protect the legal rights of investors, said the Vietnam Business Forum (VIB Forum).
Business

EC launches polyester subsidy probe

The European Commission has initiated an anti-subsidy investigation into polyester staple fibre imported from Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority.
ASEAN to develop insurance market ASEAN

ASEAN to develop insurance market

Despite global economic crisis, the insurance market continues to post a rapid growth in ASEAN countries and new emerging economies.
Business

Exporters to face more anti-dumping lawsuits

Vietnamese exporters should be prepared to cope with an increasing number of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy lawsuits filed by key export markets, heard a conference held in HCM City on December 6.
Politics

Deputy PM calls for joint effort to deal with disasters

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered an opening speech at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-Level Meeting on Disaster Prevention and Relief in Response to Climate Change in Hanoi on November 18, calling for cooperation in disaster risk reduction, management and mitigation.
Asia, Europe join hands to mitigate natural disasters World

Asia, Europe join hands to mitigate natural disasters

Senior officials from Asia-Europe Meeting members and leading experts from ASEM partners, the United Nations and regional and international organisations gathered in Hanoi on November 18 for an ASEM high-level meeting on disaster prevention and relief in response to climate change.
Asia, Europe join hands to mitigate natural disasters World

Asia, Europe join hands to mitigate natural disasters

enior officials from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) members and leading experts from ASEM partners, the United Nations and regional and international organisations gathered in Hanoi on November 11 for an ASEM high-level meeting on disaster prevention and relief in response to climate change.
World

WB warns of losses from disasters in East Asia-Pacific

Rapidly growing cities are becoming increasingly vulnerable to disasters in the East Asia-Pacific region due to poor planning, with economic losses increasing dramatically as the region grows wealthier, says a new World Bank report.
World

ASEAN, Japan boost ICT cooperation

ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh and Japanese Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Shindo Yoshitaka have discussed cooperation in information and communications technology (ICT) and disaster management.
Ceremony commemorates Dr. Carlo Urbani Health

Ceremony commemorates Dr. Carlo Urbani

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 11 to commemorate Dr. Carlo Urbani, an Italian doctor who devoted his life to fight against SARS in Vietnam , who died 10 years ago.
Environment

USAID supports central province’s response to disasters

The USAID Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and Vietnam Red Cross Society jointly held a seminar on March 1 to evaluate the current situation and propose solutions to reduce the risk of natural disasters in Thua Thien-Hue central province.
Society

More funds to combat disasters in VN and Laos

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) will provide an 87.39 million USD package of loans and grants to help Vietnam and Laos deal with the consequences of floods and droughts.