Vietnam attends APPF annual meeting in Australia Politics

Vietnam attends APPF annual meeting in Australia

A delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) led by its Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has been attending activities within the framework of the 28th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum Annual Meeting (APPF-28) in Canberra, Australia, from January 13-16.
Quality of life improving in Vietnam Society

Quality of life improving in Vietnam

Vietnam’s population quality has significantly improved during the past 10 years with improved education level and healthcare, especially maternal and child health, experts agreed at a conference held in Hanoi on December 26.
Women-led businesses on the rise Business

Women-led businesses on the rise

The number of women-owned businesses increased from 21 percent in 2011 to 24 percent in 2018, according the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality Society

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.
International conference on gender opens in Hanoi Society

International conference on gender opens in Hanoi

Delegates from 18 countries and many international organisations are gathering in Hanoi for the 4th Gender Focal Point Conference, which is jointly held by the Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU).
Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs Society

Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs

Many Vietnamese enterprises lack understanding about sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are not applying them to their business, Tran Thi Lan Anh, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.
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.