Insurance ensures social welfare Business

Insurance ensures social welfare

Vietnam’s insurance market plays an important role in socio-economic development, thus implementing social welfare policies, particularly in agriculture, fisheries, and human lives.
Society

Workshop exchanges nuclear radiation response experiences

Experiences in state of emergency mechanisms for dealing with nuclear radiation were shared during an event jointly organised by the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and the Office of Nuclear Energy under the US Department of Energy in Ninh Thuan province on August 25-26.
Society

Leaders extend sympathy to China over deadly quake

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Truong Tan Sang on August 4 sent their condolences to Chinese General Secretary and President Xi Jinping over heavy losses in property and human lives caused by a recent earthquake in Yunnan province.
Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness Environment

Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness

Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, shared Vietnam’s experience on disaster preparedness at the launch of IASC/ODI Report “Dare to Prepare: Taking Risks Seriously” on February 27. Following is the full text of his presentation.
Destructive flooding puts central Vietnam at risk Environment

Destructive flooding puts central Vietnam at risk

Life after the recent spate of floods in central Vietnam is so tough that many residents are wilting under the strain. All aspects of life seem to have been turned upside down, from food and housing to education and work.
Deputy PM hails central localities for storm response Society

Deputy PM hails central localities for storm response

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc commended central provinces for their well-prepared plans thus helping limit losses caused by tropical storm Nari while chairing a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on October 16.
Society

Localities urged to gear up for storm Nari

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on October 13 issued a notice regarding measures to cope with tropical storm Nari, the 11 th storm to hit Vietnam this year, which is forecast to land on the central region on October 15.