MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.
Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released  Business

Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Industry Agency and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on October 22 released the Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019.
Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms Business

Tra Vinh expands organic peanut farms

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has encouraged more farmers to grow peanuts with organic fertiliser and less irrigation water to save labour costs and improve income.
PM meets leaders of Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania Politics

PM meets leaders of Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met bilaterally with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis, President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, and President of Albania Ilir Meta in Tokyo on October 22 after attending the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.
Deputy PM receives Russian Deputy Defence Minister Politics

Deputy PM receives Russian Deputy Defence Minister

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh affirmed that Russia is a prioritised and important partner in Vietnam’s foreign policy and the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership has been developing fruitfully with defence ties playing a key pillar.
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Norway helps Vietnam improve marine forecast capacity Society

Norway helps Vietnam improve marine forecast capacity

A workshop on ways to improve Vietnam’s marine warning and forecast capacity is taking place in Hanoi from October 22-25 as part of activities in the cooperation framework between the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.
Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum Society

Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Providing ethnic women with startup skills is a positive way to expand women’s empowerment and embed gender equality, heard a forum held by the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE) and Canadian non-profit organisation Artistri Sud in Hanoi on October 21.