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Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

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Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.

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.

Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day marked in HCM City

Politics

Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day marked in HCM City

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City hosted a ceremony on January 17 to celebrate Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day with the participation of municipal leaders, representatives of the Cuban Consulate General and the Cuban community in the city.

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Politics

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has requested the continued effort to better tap into the strengths of people-to-people diplomacy during a conference in Hanoi on January 16 to review the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations’ 2018 activities and launch its 2019 tasks.

Vietnamese, Cambodian provinces reinforce friendship

Politics

Vietnamese, Cambodian provinces reinforce friendship

Vietnam’s Central Highland province of Dak Lak has maintained its twin ties with Cambodia’s eastern province of Mondulkiri over the past time, according to Ho Quang Tam, Chairman of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association’s chapter in Dak Lak.

Japanese-standard dairy products to enter Vietnamese market

Business

Japanese-standard dairy products to enter Vietnamese market

Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (NutiFood) and Japanese beverage group Asahi, the owner of baby food brand Wakodo, on January 10 announced the establishment of their joint venture, aiming to bring nutritional products for children that fit Japanese standards into Vietnamese market.

Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

Society

Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

President of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu on January 5 presented 30 gift packages to poor children who are undergoing treatment at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.