Society

Rural residents get improved sanitation through CHOBA programme

East Meets West (EMW), Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and other stakeholders in water supply, sanitation and public health met at a conference on December 5 to evaluate two years of implementation of the Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid (CHOBA) Programme in 10 provinces.
Politics

VN commits to promoting human rights: Deputy FM

Facilitating people’s more proactive and efficient participation in the policy-making and policy-execution processes forms part of the Government’s strong commitment to promoting human rights to the international community, Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has said.
Politics

Vietnam, Laos update mass mobilisation

Officials from the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation are running a course in Hanoi starting on October 9, to exchange experiences with their counterparts from the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC).
Politics

The evolution of democracy in Vietnam

Democracy possesses many commonly held values of humankind, however the development process of democracy differs from country to country, exhibiting particular characteristics shaped by specific historical circumstances, according to a Vietnamese social scientist.