Workshop promotes comprehensive planning system Society

Workshop promotes comprehensive planning system

Building a comprehensive planning system is the main focus of a workshop organised by the Institute of Rural and Urban Planning under the Ministry of Construction in conjunction with Japan’s Tokyo University and Nikkensekkei Research Institute in Hanoi on March 17.
Southern region needs better linkages Business

Southern region needs better linkages

The Southern Key Economic Zone needed better linkages and training for human resources, Deputy Head of Central Economic Commission Le Vinh Tan told a workshop at Vietnam National University – HCM City on October 23.
Environment

Experts discuss climate change

With around 75 percent of Vietnam's urban population living in low elevation coastal zones, many people will be affected by rising sea levels, experts have warned.
Business

Hoa Binh calls for foreign capital

Improving investment environment to exert a pull to foreign investors is seen as a key task of the northern province of Hoa Binh. Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Hai spoke with the Vietnam Business Forum about the realities and prospects of investment attraction in Hoa Binh.
Environment

Vietnam attends regional climate change training programme

As many as 18 lecturers from Vietnam’s Forestry University, Da Lat University and Vinh University are joining those from 13 other universities and institutes in the Asia Pacific region in a training course on climate change held in Malaysia from August 4-8.
Politics

New legal documents take effect in July

A range of policies took effect on July 1 including the revised Land Law, a decree on methods to evaluate land prices, and a decree to monitor multi-level marketing.
Business

Vietnam moves towards a green economy

Green economy has been a common trend in the global economic system. As a developing country, Vietnam needs to continue studying and perfecting relevant mechanisms and policies while learning lessons from the experience of other front-running countries to bridge the gap with advanced economies and move towards a green economy in the near future, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.
Society

New Land Law outlines latest rights, obligations

The revised Land Law will come into force on July 1. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly, has talked the changes made to the existing law on Vietnam News Agency's English-language newspaper Vietnam News.
Politics

Proper policies help defeat religious abuse plots

The Vietnamese Party and State’s religious and belief policies have vanquished schemes to abuse religions to conduct a “peace evolution”. This is the title of an article by Major General Ass. Prof. Tran Minh Thu, Editor-in-Chief of the People’s Public Security Magazine, released on the occasion of Human Rights Day.