World

ASEAN targets sustainable growth

The secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Le Luong Minh, has urged the bloc's policymakers and businesses to pro-actively take decisions and actions to tackle challenges to sustainable development.
Southern region needs better linkages Business

Southern region needs better linkages

The Southern Key Economic Zone needed better linkages and training for human resources, Deputy Head of Central Economic Commission Le Vinh Tan told a workshop at Vietnam National University – HCM City on October 23.
Business

Businesses urged to invest in green production

Businesses have played an important role in promoting advanced manufacturing technology in an effort to create a green and sustainable economy, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported on August 18.
Society

Oceanography sector active in international integration

The oceanography sector should active join the country’s international integration process, said Dr. Vo Si Tuan, Director of the Institute of Oceanography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, adding that the sector has engaged in international cooperation since its early days.
Society

Workshop discusses environmentally friendly cities

Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.
Vietnam tightens medical waste management Environment

Vietnam tightens medical waste management

A project worth around 8 million USD will help better the management of medical waste in Vietnam towards reducing emissions of organic compounds and mercury that are resistant to environmental degradation.
Politics

FM delivers speech on human rights

Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh delivered a speech affirming the Vietnamese Government’s consistent policy of ensuring human rights at the High-level Segment of the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 25.