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sustainable development

Hanoi Forum puts forth valuable lessons for Vietnam

Environment

Hanoi Forum puts forth valuable lessons for Vietnam

The Hanoi Forum 2018, hosted by the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, closed on November 10 after two days of working with one plenum, two discussion sessions and two policy dialogues related to sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.

Vietnam commits to promoting multilateralism

Politics

Vietnam commits to promoting multilateralism

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations Dang Dinh Quy reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to promoting multilateralism and supporting the UN’s central role in ensuring peace, security, and sustainable development.

Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response

Society

Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response

The Hanoi Forum 2018 opened on November 9, drawing nearly 500 delegates, made up of former and incumbent state leaders, heads of business groups and international organisations, as well as domestic and foreign scholars and scientists.

Water industry needs smart tech

Sci-Tech

Water industry needs smart tech

Vietnam needs to work on implementing modern IT systems and high quality workforce training in the water supply and drainage industries in preparation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, experts said at a conference in HCM City on November 8.

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Business

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

Society

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

The Ministry of Health held a seminar in Hanoi on November 8 on Vietnam’s international commitments to preventing the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, as well as the recommendations from international organisations towards the draft law on the prevention and combat of alcohol abuse.

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

Society

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.