Australia kicks off direct aid programme for 2018-2019 Business

Australia kicks off direct aid programme for 2018-2019

The Australian Embassy in Hanoi on June 29 began receiving applications for its Direct Aid Programme (DAP), which grants financial support for projects carried out in localities from the north to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue during 2018-2019.
President Tran Dai Quang meets Nauru President Politics

President Tran Dai Quang meets Nauru President

President Tran Dai Quang on June 28 hosted a reception for President of the Republic of Nauru Baron Divavesi Waqa, who is in Vietnam to attend the sixth Global Environment Facility Assembly (GEF 6).
Vietnam wants to further ties with Haiti: Ambassador Politics

Vietnam wants to further ties with Haiti: Ambassador

Vietnam stands ready to step up relations with Haiti, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba and Haiti Nguyen Trung Thanh affirmed while presenting his credentials to Haitian President Jovenel Moise during his trip to the Caribbean Sea nation from June 11-16.
PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit Politics

PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Group of Seven (G7) Outreach Summit in Quebec, Canada on June 9 (Canada time), affirming Vietnam’s commitment to joining the international community in early translating the Paris Agreement into reality.
Forest database significant to national forestry strategy Environment

Forest database significant to national forestry strategy

Up-to-date information on forest coverage, forest fires, and silviculture are fully integrated in the Management Information System for Forest Sector in Vietnam (FORMIS) software, which is useful for the State management and the building of forestry strategy.
NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker Politics

NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker

Vietnam always attaches importance to developing friendship and cooperative ties with the Federated States of Micronesia, said Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during her talks with Micronesian Speaker of the Congress Wesley W. Simina in Hanoi on June 5.