Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces Society

Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces

Politburo member and Chairwoman of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai on November 10 attended the great national unity festival in Dong Song hamlet, Kien Thanh commune, Tran Yen district, the northern province of Yen Bai.
IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam Business

IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged to provide further support for Vietnam while meeting with Politburo member and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh in Hanoi on November 7.
ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop Society

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

International experts, scholars and organisations gathered at a workshop held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on November 7 to discuss how to use Information Communications Technology (ICT) to promote gender equality and empowerment of women.
Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020 World

Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020

The Thai Commerce Ministry has approved a farmers aid fund worth 4.38 billion THB (145 million USD) for the 2020 fiscal year, focusing on rice, tapioca, palm oil, fruit, shrimp, pork, eggs, salt, onions and garlic.
Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction Society

Free surgeries offered to children needing genital reconstruction

Eighty-four Vietnamese children with severe urological birth defects and rare urological conditions in HCM City, Da Nang and Hanoi are receiving free genital surgeries this month under the Thien Nhan & Friends - Child Genital Reconstruction Surgery Vietnam programme.
35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM World

35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM

The 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, held in Thailand from November 2-4, had concluded successfully, said Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at a press conference on November 4 evening.
Party’s economic official receives IMF guest Politics

Party’s economic official receives IMF guest

Head of the Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 4 for Era Dabla-Norris, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Article IV Consultation of the Department of Asia-Pacific.
ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges World

ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) underlined the importance of bilateral cooperation in solving global challenges at the 10th ASEAN-UN Summit in Thailand on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.
New policy needed for young start-ups Business

New policy needed for young start-ups

Building the correct legal framework is one of the major challenges holding back start-up businesses and now the Government is looking at easing red-tape and giving an easier ride to both young companies and the private sector.