Vietnam assigns first ambassador to Bhutan Politics

Vietnam assigns first ambassador to Bhutan

Vietnamese Ambassador to India, Nepal and Bhutan Ton Sinh Thanh on June 19 presented his credentials to Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, becoming the first Vietnamese ambassador to the Buddhist country.
Happiness Day to promote well-being in Vietnam Society

Happiness Day to promote well-being in Vietnam

“Love and Sharing” is the theme of the International Day of Happiness, which will be celebrated for the first time in Vietnam on March 20 with the aim of promoting the well-being of people from all walks of life.
Seminar discusses new prosperity measurements Business

Seminar discusses new prosperity measurements

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) along with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) on May 3 held talks to discuss the use of other indices rather than GDP (Gross Domestic Product) to measure national prosperity.
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Thailand tops ASEAN in number of senior citizens

The Institute for Population and Social Research of the Mahidol University has indicated that Thailand has the most number of senior citizens in ASEAN, creating concerns for the economy in the future.