PM urges central, Central Highland regions to promote green growth Politics

PM urges central, Central Highland regions to promote green growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the central and Central Highland regions to make all-out efforts for green development, while chairing a working session in Dak Lak province on July 12 between regional localities and the subcommittee for socio-economic affairs preparing for the coming 13th Party Congress.
Hi-tech pepper cultivation expands in Quang Tri Business

Hi-tech pepper cultivation expands in Quang Tri

The central province of Quang Tri is promoting the application of high technology in the cultivation of pepper trees, one of the three main industrial crops of the province, in order to meet standards of the US and the EU.
HCM City to hold second annual trade event in Laos Business

HCM City to hold second annual trade event in Laos

Ho Chi Minh City’s Investment and Trade Promotion Centre will organise the second HCM City Trade-Service-Tourism Promotion Conference in Savannakhet, Laos, in October to help Vietnamese businesses tap the Lao market and enhance co-operation between the two countries, a workshop heard on August 28.
PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines Politics

PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had meetings with leaders of the South Pacific countries of Nauru and Marshall, and Guyana, a South American country, on the sidelines of the sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.
NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker Politics

NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker

Vietnam always attaches importance to developing friendship and cooperative ties with the Federated States of Micronesia, said Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during her talks with Micronesian Speaker of the Congress Wesley W. Simina in Hanoi on June 5.
Picture book on post-war consequence recovery launched Society

Picture book on post-war consequence recovery launched

Victims of leftover bombs in the central province of Quang Tri and support from the Roots of Peace (ROP), a non-governmental organisation of the US, are depicted in a pictorial book which was launched by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the ROP on April 24.
World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty Society

World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty

Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank (WB) report.
Winter-Spring crops start nationwide Society

Winter-Spring crops start nationwide

Northern localities have basically completed rice sowing for the 2017-2018 Winter-Spring crops, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.