Vietnam attends ESCAP’s 74th session in Bangkok Politics

Vietnam attends ESCAP’s 74th session in Bangkok

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has led a Vietnamese delegation to the 74th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), which is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 11-16.
Programme supports women in border, island areas Society

Programme supports women in border, island areas

The Vietnam Women’s Union and the Border Guard High Command launched a programme to improve the life of women in border and island areas in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son on March 7 in response to International Women’s Day (March 8).
Wealth inequality drags growth: experts Society

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.
Top 10 events that shaped Hanoi in 2017 Society

Top 10 events that shaped Hanoi in 2017

A seven-year-high growth rate, being listed among the world’s top 10 cities with fastest tourism growth and breakthroughs in administrative reforms were some of Hanoi’s achievements in 2017.
Lao Cai seeks measures to optimise poverty reduction aid Society

Lao Cai seeks measures to optimise poverty reduction aid

The People’s Committee of Lao Cai held a meeting with representatives from several foreign embassies and non-government organisations in Vietnam to review their collaboration and exchange ideas for managing poverty reduction projects.