Citizens with major contributions to community honoured Society

Citizens with major contributions to community honoured

National Assembly Chairwoman attended a ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in Hanoi on November 28 to honour outstanding organisations and individuals who made major contributions to the community.
Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme Environment

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

Local authorities of Con Dao Island District, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), have launched a Zero Plastic Waste programme, aiming to eliminate single-use plastic products.
Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children Society

Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children

Budget airline Vietjet and the Vietnam Association for Protection of Child's Rights on November 25 announced a programme called “A cosy Tet for you 2021” to support disadvantaged children in rural areas.
Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children Society

Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children

The White Ribbon Breakfast was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24 to encourage the participation of men and the community as a whole in preventing violence and sexual harassment against women and children, particularly in the context of COVID-19.
Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response Society

Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, authorised by the Government, and Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries on November 24 signed an agreement on the bank’s emergency grant of 2.5 million USD to help Vietnam address natural disasters’ consequences in the central region.
UNFPA offers support to women in central region Society

UNFPA offers support to women in central region

Over 5,700 dignity kits have been presented to female members of the Vietnam Farmers Union (VFU) in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Nam which were badly affected by recent floods.
Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges Politics

Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien on November 21 agreed that Vietnam and the US will continue cooperating in order to cope with common challenges, thus significantly contributing to peace, stability, prosperity and cooperation in the region and the world.