Business

FDI info system launched

Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.
Society

WB-funded project helps improve social assistance system

A World Bank-funded project aiming at supporting efficiency and enhancing reforms in the social assistance system was launched on November 24 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in the central province of Quang Nam.
New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs Society

New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs

The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association was established in Hanoi on November 12 with the aim to assist efforts to tackle the impacts of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and aid UXO victims.

The association, headed by former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Soat, has gathered more than 200 voluntary scientists, researchers and war veterans with experience in the field.
Society

Vietnam to build youth development index

The building of a youth development index (YDI) and a national database on young people and related affairs was discussed at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on September 23.
National population database to be set up Society

National population database to be set up

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has passed a project proposed by the Ministry of Public Security on building a national database system that is dedicated to population management.
PM urges for further development of IT application Sci-Tech

PM urges for further development of IT application

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministries, agencies and localities to accelerate the application of information technology in State management, especially in the fields of health, education, tax and customs.
Vietnam Science and Technology Day declared Sci-Tech

Vietnam Science and Technology Day declared

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has officially declared May 18 as the Vietnam Science and Technology Day in a bid to honour the great contributions of scientists to the national revolution, protection and development.
Business

Database to facilitate industry, trade

The Ministry of Industry and Trade launched a national database on June 2 with the aim of providing official information to economic organisation and enhancing State management.
Sea-resources project points way to future Environment

Sea-resources project points way to future

A national project to explore and assess the management of sea resources and the environment during the 2006-11 period was able to yield important results, including building centres to cope with oil spills in three regions and collecting important data on sea resources to help boost the country's marine economy potential.

Politics

VN shares Brazil’s poverty reduction experience

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan visited Brazil to learn from the country’s experience in sustainable poverty reduction, as shared by the Brazilian ministries of social development, hunger prevention and education.