Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting World

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.
UN has crucial role in Vietnam: diplomat Politics

UN has crucial role in Vietnam: diplomat

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung has highly appreciated support of United Nations) agencies and organisations for Vietnam while affirming the UN has a crucial role in Vietnam.
Vietnam attends int’l meeting on preschool education in Mexico Society

Vietnam attends int’l meeting on preschool education in Mexico

Nguyen Thanh Long, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, introduced Vietnam’s achievements in preschool education, at the 19th International Meeting on Early and Preschool Education in Mexico’s Monterrey city from October 9-13.
Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy World

Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy

Singapore on October 14 decided to ease monetary policy for the first time in more than three years as the national economy has narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter of 2019.
Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia Politics

Vietnam attends 141st IPU Assembly in Serbia

Vietnamese National Assembly Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong is joining top legislators and heads of delegations from 150 parliaments at the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, Serbia, from October 13 to 17.
Indonesia promotes development of blue economy World

Indonesia promotes development of blue economy

The Indonesian Government is focusing efforts on developing its blue economy in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supported by technology, tourism and energy innovations.
HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official Society

HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official

As of April 1, Ho Chi Minh City’s population was nearly 9 million, being the most populous locality of Vietnam, announced vice head of the municipal Statistics Office Vo Thanh Sang on October 11.
Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop Business

Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop

Ocean accounting, which is built based on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), helps experts and policy-makers evaluate the actual contribution the seas make to the economy, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 11.