Society

HCM City expects Swedish cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with Sweden in coping with climate change, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan has said.
Seminar talks tobacco control Society

Seminar talks tobacco control

A seminar is being held in Hanoi from Sept.15- 16 by the Health Ministry and the American Cancer Society for the media to exchange experiences on communications works on smoking.
Business

Domestic investment to drive realty market

Vietnamese investors will dominate the domestic real estate market for the immediate foreseeable future, experts said at a seminar on property trends held in HCM City on Sept. 29.

Marc Townsend, managing director of CBRE, a real estate service provider, said the prolonged global economic downturn has forced a lot of foreign investors to halt or reconsider their property projects in Vietnam.
World

ASEAN leader urges bloc to go green

ASEAN Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan has urged all ASEAN nations to seriously tackle global warming by increasing green spaces in big cities.
Society

200 bln VND to tackle climate change in HCM city

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has endorsed a 200 billion VND budget for its climate change response plan.The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has endorsed a 200 billion VND budget for its climate change response plan.
RoK bank helps lure more investment to Vietnam Business

RoK bank helps lure more investment to Vietnam

The Korea Development Bank (KDB) of the Republic of Korea joined hands with the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment to host a seminar in Seoul to call for investment in Vietnamese industries.