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science

Ha Nam to become resort centre by 2030

Business

Ha Nam to become resort centre by 2030

The northern province of Ha Nam will be developed into a resort centre in the Red River Delta region by 2030, according to the locality’s master plan for tourism development for 2030, with a vision to 2050.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

Society

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists - Asia and Pacific Nation Network (INWES-APNN) opened its eighth annual meeting in Hanoi on October 18, drawing over 200 female scientists from Asia-Pacific and representatives from the UN, international organisations and some ministries and agencies of Vietnam.

PM meets former Belgian Foreign Minister

Politics

PM meets former Belgian Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting on October 18 with Steven Vanackere, Belgian former Foreign Minister and head of a group of parliamentarians from the Flemish Christian Democratic Party, who has made great contributions to the growth of the Vietnam-Belgium relationship.

HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched

Sci-Tech

HCM City innovation, startup week 2018 launched

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam launched the Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup, and Entrepreneurship Week 2018 (WHISE 2018), the city’s largest event in innovation, science-technology, and startups, on October 18.

Vietnam shares experiences in poverty reduction at UNGA 73

Society

Vietnam shares experiences in poverty reduction at UNGA 73

A member of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN) delivered a speech on poverty reduction during a debate held by the UN Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) on “Eradication of poverty and other development issues” in New York on October 17.