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CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Society

CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will help create 17,000-27,000 jobs each year for Vietnamese workers from 2020, Director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs Dao Quang Vinh has said.

Australian project promotes gender equality in agriculture

Society

Australian project promotes gender equality in agriculture

The Australian Government-funded “Integrating gender in agricultural value-chain research” project looks to settle gender social constrains, encourage ethnic men and women’s involvement in agricultural value chains, as well as promote the adoption of high-tech application towards a sustainable agriculture.

British festival opens in Hanoi

Culture - Sports

British festival opens in Hanoi

The InspireMe Festival, organised by the British Embassy in Vietnam with cooperation from the Hanoi People’s Committee opened in the capital city on November 9 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK diplomatic ties.

VIETWATER 2018 opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Business

VIETWATER 2018 opens in Ho Chi Minh City

The 10th International Water Supply, Sanitation, Water Resources and Purification Event - VIETWATER2018 – opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City on November 7.

CPV official greets Cuban guests

Politics

CPV official greets Cuban guests

The head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission on Mass Mobilisation, Truong Thi Mai, hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 1 for a visiting delegation from the Cuban Women’s Federation (FMC) led by its Secretary General Teresa Maria.

PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

Politics

PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

“We cannot become an ASEAN community of solidarity, resilience, innovation and sustainable development without the engagement of women and girls. Thus, they deserve equality in families and society, protection and empowerment to realise their full rights”, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

Society

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists - Asia and Pacific Nation Network (INWES-APNN) opened its eighth annual meeting in Hanoi on October 18, drawing over 200 female scientists from Asia-Pacific and representatives from the UN, international organisations and some ministries and agencies of Vietnam.