NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141 Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Vietnamese NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.
Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database Business

Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database

A database of coffee areas would be used as a digital tool to assist partners in managing coffee plantations and quality in Vietnam, participants heard at a workshop held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Global Coffee Platform (GCP) in Hanoi on May 23.
Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia Environment

Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia

French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas.
Forum looks to promote children’s rights in business Society

Forum looks to promote children’s rights in business

Domestic and international experts and businesses gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16, discussing and sharing good practices that companies worldwide are undertaking to respect and promote children’s rights in business.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Japan helps to promote financial services for Vietnamese women Society

Japan helps to promote financial services for Vietnamese women

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Vietnam Office and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) signed a record of discussions for the “project of promoting gender responsive financial inclusion through the Vietnam Women’s Union” in Hanoi on November 28.
SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Vietnamese tea wins “Teas of the World” awards Business

Vietnamese tea wins “Teas of the World” awards

The special savour of Vietnamese tea has won the heart of the most prissy jury at the first International Gourmet Tea Competition “Teas of the World” recently held by the Agency for the Valorisation of Agricultural Products (AVPA) in Paris, France.