Society

Forest programmes on track, says official

Vietnam has poured an increasing sum into forest projects which include social security measures, thus better protecting forest resources and the people, said a senior official.
PM Dung meets int’l media on sidelines of WEF Politics

PM Dung meets int’l media on sidelines of WEF

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held a meeting with the international media on January 29 to talk about Vietnam ’s ASEAN chairmanship, hosting of the World Economic Forum on East Asia this year and its socio-economic development.
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.
Politics

President asks Hai Duong to raise agricultural value

State President Nguyen Minh Triet has asked the northern province of Hai Duong to further develop agriculture with focus on raising capacity, output and production value as the sector remains the backbone of the national economy.
Politics

Sound legal framework urged for communication sector

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) should review policies and plans in order to create a favourable legal framework for the rapid and sustainable development of the information and communication sector.
Society

Insurance premiums to rise

The HCM City Social Insurance Agency has instructed enterprises to apply the new rates for social security, health and unemployment insurance that will take effect on January 1, 2010.
Politics

Party leader emphasises army’s loyalty

Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nong Duc Manh opened an all-army political conference in Hanoi on December 5 with a confirmation on the Party and State’s strong trust in the army.
Politics

Vietnamese, Russian communists boost ties

Senior officials of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Communist Party of Russian Federation re-upped the long-time relations between the two parties and the two countries as a whole at a meeting in Moscow on November 23.
PM: Stimulus policies continue for economic recovery Politics

PM: Stimulus policies continue for economic recovery

Seeing that 2010 will be another difficult year for the country’s socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said the Government has agreed to continue stimulus policies to assist the economic recovery.