Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019 Business

Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019

The Hanoi People’s Committee has set 22 targets for socio-economic development in 2019, focusing on State budget restructuring, improvement of its investment and business environment and promotion of the innovation and startup ecosystem.
Hai Duong gains another new-style rural district Society

Hai Duong gains another new-style rural district

Cam Giang district has become the third district in the northern province of Hai Duong recognised as a new-style rural area under Decision No.1595/QD-TTg recently inked by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the Steering Committee for the National Target Programme.
Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official Politics

Friendship Order bestowed upon WHO official

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to present the Friendship Order to Dr. Shin Young-soo, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, for his contributions to Vietnam’s healthcare sector.
Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people Society

Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Vietnam has faced legal barriers as the law currently only recognises two genders, without any acknowledgement of other gender identifications or of same-sex marriage, said Dinh Thi Thu Thuy, head of the Department of Law under the Ministry of Health.
President Tran Dai Quang passes away, aged 62 Politics

President Tran Dai Quang passes away, aged 62

Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang passed away at 10:05am on September 21 in Hanoi.