Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU Business

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

Vietnam will be able to boost its wood exports when the Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) takes effect.
Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare Society

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.
Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs Society

Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.
NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship Politics

NA Chairwoman meets with contributors to Vietnam-RoK friendship

The Party and State of Vietnam highly appreciate the activities of people friendship organisations as well as intellectuals of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in contributing to the promotion of people-to-people exchange and friendship between the two nations, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Experts talk over Vietnamese digital economy Sci-Tech

Experts talk over Vietnamese digital economy

Domestic and foreign experts gathered at the Vietnam Digital Economy Forum 2018 (VDEF 2018) on November 1 to share strategic visions, practical experiences of the sector’s forerunners, and the indispensible trends of modern digital economy.
IMF raises funds to aid quake-tsunami survivors in Indonesia World

IMF raises funds to aid quake-tsunami survivors in Indonesia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s staff have raised a total of 2 billion Rupiah (around 131,000 USD) to assist survivors of earthquakes and subsequent tsunami in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province as well as quake-affected people in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara province.
Handicapped children lack access to education Society

Handicapped children lack access to education

Handicapped Vietnamese children face obstacles to access education, leaving the majority of them with a low level of education and few job opportunities, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.