Politics

World’s unions meet in Vietnam over workers’ rights

The defenders of workers rights from 18 countries around the world got together in Hanoi on July 27 to share their experiences in how to improve their professional practices in times of global financial crisis and economic downturn.
Society

Execs learn management skills

A seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 22 announced a senior management programme that would increase the capacity of senior executives to identify and tackle upcoming challenges efficiently.
Society

Improving management of persistent organic pollutants

Vietnamese environmental managers and regional field experts on July 22 gathered in the central city of Da Nang at a seminar, sharing experiences in the management of persistent organic pollutants (PoPs) and appraisal of impact of POPs on health.
Business

Vietnam gets involved in international e-commerce

The Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Bui Xuan Khu, has said that Vietnam is actively involved in international e-commerce and is linking up with other countries so it can catch up with the rest of the world.
Society

CARE imparts legal knowledge to poor women

A project to help increase knowledge of the law among poor women, with support from the UK’s CARE International organisation, proved to be useful, said a seminar held in Hoa Binh province on July 17.
Magnesium phosphate production outstrips demand Business

Magnesium phosphate production outstrips demand

Vietnam’s fertiliser production has so far met 100 percent of domestic demand for fused calcium magnesium phosphate and a half of the demand of urea fertiliser, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has said.
Business

Austria ups Vietnamese rice imports

VA Intertrading – Austria ’s largest commodity importer, plans to increase imports of Vietnamese rice from 50,000 tonnes in 2008 to 70,000 tonnes this year.
Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam Politics

Lao leader hails growing relationship with Vietnam

Revolutionary generations of Laos and Vietnam have been upholding and nurturing special relations between the two countries, in accordance with the shared wishes of their predecessors, said a top Lao leader on July 8.