FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements Politics

FAO chief lauds Vietnam’s development achievements

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Jose Graziano Da Silva has expressed his admiration for Vietnam’s development achievements, especially in poverty reduction and food security. ​
World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty Society

World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty

Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank (WB) report.
 President busy with activities in New York Politics

President busy with activities in New York

President Truong Tan Sang had a meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in New York on September 25, stating that Vietnam attaches much importance to boosting ties with Norway.
Vietnam eyes increased cassava production Culture - Sports

Vietnam eyes increased cassava production

The Vietnam Cassava Association (VCA) organised a conference in southern Tay Ninh province to seek to reap higher output for cassava, which is viewed as one of the staples helping eliminate hunger in the country.
Vietnamese children given special care Society

Vietnamese children given special care

The Vietnamese Party, State and the whole community pay special attention to taking care of children, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds in the nation’s far-flung areas.
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HIV/AIDS, gender equality remain challenges in MDGs fulfilment

The fight against HIV/AIDS and the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment have remained Vietnam’s challenges on the path towards realising its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, said National Assembly Vice Chairperson Tong Thi Phong.
Consensus - key to protect lower Mekong River Environment

Consensus - key to protect lower Mekong River

As a nation in the lower Mekong River basin, Vietnam potentially bears serious impacts from programmes and development projects deployed on the mainstream of the upper river, and therefore needs to put forward solutions to deal with different development scenarios.
Vietnam appreciates WB’s support of SOE reform Business

Vietnam appreciates WB’s support of SOE reform

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh met with the World Bank’s Country Director for Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa in Hanoi on January 16 to discuss the financial sector’s reformation, and the restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the country.