Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs Society

Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs

Many Vietnamese enterprises lack understanding about sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are not applying them to their business, Tran Thi Lan Anh, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.
ADB funds over 20 mln USD for women-led SMEs World

ADB funds over 20 mln USD for women-led SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reported that it received 20.2 million USD from the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) in support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) led by women.
Seminar looks to support economic empowerment for women Society

Seminar looks to support economic empowerment for women

Lao Cai province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) organised a seminar in the northern mountainous locality on April 26, seeking measures to promote economic empowerment for rural women.
APEC workshop seeks to enhance digital literacy in women, girls Society

APEC workshop seeks to enhance digital literacy in women, girls

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 12 to seek ways to advance inclusive development through enhancing women and girls’ digital literacy and related skills in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum Society

Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum

Vietnam will focus on completing its social welfare legal and policy system while prioritising the reform of social insurance and life-long learning for women and girls, and creating jobs for elderly and migration women, thus fulfilling the gender equality targets, stated Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung.
APEC should uphold role in regional, global connectivity: PM Politics

APEC should uphold role in regional, global connectivity: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to carry forward its role in driving regional and global connectivity while addressing a working session within the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on November 18.
Australia announces application for 2018-2019 DAP Society

Australia announces application for 2018-2019 DAP

The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City announced on August 20 that it has opened applications for the grants round for the 2018-2019 Direct Aid Programme (DAP), which is dedicated to projects in provinces and cities from Da Nang southwards.