Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system Health

Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system

The Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment and the Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre of Japan on September 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in developing antimicrobial monitoring system in Vietnam.
Indonesia’s Bali faces garbage problem World

Indonesia’s Bali faces garbage problem

Only 48 percent of Bali's trash is managed responsibly through recycling or landfill, while thousands of tonnes are burned or dumped in rivers and the ocean, according to a five-month study by The Bali Partnership that was announced on June 20.
Vietnam aligns with UN SDGs Politics

Vietnam aligns with UN SDGs

Three years ago, 193 member countries approved the UN Agenda for Sustainable Development, pledging that no one will be left behind by 2030. Since then, Vietnam’s efforts to realise the agenda
Forum looks to promote children’s rights in business Society

Forum looks to promote children’s rights in business

Domestic and international experts and businesses gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16, discussing and sharing good practices that companies worldwide are undertaking to respect and promote children’s rights in business.
NA Chairwoman meets with Belgian Senate President Politics

NA Chairwoman meets with Belgian Senate President

Belgium wants to strengthen relations with Vietnam and further expand new cooperation fields, President of the Belgian Senate Jacques Brotchi told Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers Society

Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers

Vietnam has made an important step in the development of its labour market by ratifying ILO Convention 159 on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Disabled Persons, further proving the country’s commitment to eliminating employment discrimination against people with disabilities.
Vietnam steers towards better water for everyone Society

Vietnam steers towards better water for everyone

Many families in Hong Linh commune in Ha Tinh province still keep water pipes running from mountain creeks. Others in the province’s Thuan Loc commune prefer to use their wells, just in case tap water dries up.
Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency Health

Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed (MARD) on March 20 that the information carried by some foreign news agencies with the content “FAO recommends Vietnam to declare African swine fever (ASF) as a state of national emergency” is inaccurate.
FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever Society

FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam has pledged to help the country control the spread of African swine fever (ASF), that recently broke out in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen.