PM talks labour, migration in Geneva Politics

PM talks labour, migration in Geneva

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on January 26 received the leaders of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN Office in Geneva.
Society

Switzerland helps in community-based management

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is sharing the 3 billion VND (162,000 USD) cost to build a model that promotes their involvement in community management with locals in the capital city of Nam Dinh province.
Society

Quality of private enterprises improved: CIEM

The quality indexes for the management, operation and finances of private enterprises has improved considerably, according to a report from the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Society

State to spend 1 mln USD upgrading railway

The Government has decided to spend 20 billion VND (1.05million USD) in advance to urgently upgrade the railway sector connecting the two provinces of Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa, which was damaged by the tropical storm Mirinae.
Asian, European media players discuss cooperation Sci-Tech

Asian, European media players discuss cooperation

Around 100 journalists and management of the media industry from Europe and Asia-Pacific convened in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from Nov. 9-10 for a conference to promote understanding of media issues and enhance world cooperation.
Public smoking ban starts soon Society

Public smoking ban starts soon

In 10 days time the ban on smoking in public spaces will take effect, but many people still have no idea about the new regulation.
Business

Quality industrial zones attract investors

Nomura Industrial Zone in the northern port of Hai Phong City (NHIZ) has attracted an increasing number of both domestic and international investors due to its comprehensive infrastructure and strong support from authorities.

According to Ellchi Yumoto, general director of the IZ, 97 percent of land has been occupied. As many as 53 investors have been operating in the IZ with a total investment of nearly 1 billion USD. The Japanese account for 46 of the 53 total investors, and include well-known brands, such as Rorze Robotech, Hi-Lex, Yazaki, Toyoda Gosei, Tohoru Pioneer and Nakasima.
Politics

US weekly: Agent Orange still poisons Vietnam new generations

The US Time magazine on Dec. 16 ran a feature reflecting the fact that the levels of cancer-causing dioxins in Danang airport area are still 300-400 times higher than what is deemed to be safe, yet the US is using aid on meetings rather than practical deeds like cleanup of the toxic.