PM attends great national unity festival in Hanoi Politics

PM attends great national unity festival in Hanoi

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the great national unity festival in Dien Bien ward, Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district, on November 17 on the occasion of the 89th founding anniversary of Vietnam Fatherland Front (November 18).
 ASEAN, Japan step up transport cooperation World

ASEAN, Japan step up transport cooperation

ASEAN and Japan agreed to enhance transport cooperation towards environmental sustainability at the 17th ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers Meeting, which was held in Hanoi on November 15.
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.
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic and attended the closing ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) in Belgrade on October 17.
NA Vice Chairwoman meets IPU leader, Cuban counterpart Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman meets IPU leader, Cuban counterpart

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings with President of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron and Vice President of the Cuban National Assembly Ana Maria Mari Machado on October 15 on the sidelines of the 141st IPU Assembly.
Forum raises public awareness of ageing population Society

Forum raises public awareness of ageing population

Society should have a more positive look at ageing population, and work to turn its challenges into opportunities as well as enhance the understanding of momentum of an aging society, heard a forum in Hanoi on September 30.