Society

Vietnam plans for a green future

Vietnam should bolster activities to cope with climate change by including strategic investments in low-carbon growth in socio-economic development and budget planning in the next five years.
Environment

Vietnam strives to reduce CO2

From improving institutions to devising detailed plans for each sector, Vietnam is making every effort in order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.
Business

Corn co-ops ease farmers' concerns

In a poor district in the Mekong Delta province of Long An, the setting up of maize co-operatives is ushering in greater efficiency and helping protect the environment.
Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height Politics

Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height

During their talks in Tokyo on March 18, President Truong Tan Sang, now on a state visit to Japan , and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to establish the extensive strategic partnership between the two countries for peace and prosperity in Asia. Following is the full text of the statement on the establishment.
Joint Statement of ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit World

Joint Statement of ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit

Leaders of member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan issued a joint statement on the occasion of their summit in Tokyo on December 14 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan dialogue relations.
World

ADB new policy targets clean energy for Asia

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) Board of Directors has approved a new energy policy to help Asia and Pacific countries secure adequate energy supplies while cutting levels of greenhouse gas emissions.