Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management Business

Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.
Singapore records alarming surge in suicides World

Singapore records alarming surge in suicides

There were a total of 397 reported suicides in Singapore in 2018, a 10 percent increase from the 361 cases the year before, according to a report of the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS).
Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work Society

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisatoins (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga on April 16 presented the Friendship Order, a notable distinction of the Vietnamese State, to Executive Director of the War Legacies Project (WLP) Susan Marie Hammond.
VUFO leader thanks PeaceTrees Vietnam for bomb, mine clearance Society

VUFO leader thanks PeaceTrees Vietnam for bomb, mine clearance

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga has thanked PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN), sponsors, friends, and partners for promoting mediation and mutual understanding between Vietnamese and American people, as well as dealing with the consequences of bombs, mines and explosives left over from the war in Vietnam.
Hanoi, Wales step up education cooperation Society

Hanoi, Wales step up education cooperation

Hanoi stands ready to support education facilities of Hanoi and Wales in carrying out training cooperation programmes to improve the quality of education, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development Politics

PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

“We cannot become an ASEAN community of solidarity, resilience, innovation and sustainable development without the engagement of women and girls. Thus, they deserve equality in families and society, protection and empowerment to realise their full rights”, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.