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sustainable development

PM back to Hanoi from ASEM 12, P4G, European countries

Politics

PM back to Hanoi from ASEM 12, P4G, European countries

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse arrived in Hanoi on October 21, wrapping up his working trip to attend the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM 12) and the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G) Summit, and visit Austria, Belgium and Denmark from October 14-21.

PM busy with P4G related events

Politics

PM busy with P4G related events

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation attended a banquet hosted by the Queen of Denmark for heads of delegations to the P4G Summit, and a lunch hosted by the Prince and Princess of Denmark as well as the closing ceremony of the summit on October 20.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends P4G Summit in Denmark

Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends P4G Summit in Denmark

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) Summit in Copenhagen on October 20, which also drew leaders of 30 Vietnamese enterprises in green energy, trade, investment, and high technology.

ASEAN commits to supporting Africa in NEPAD implementation

World

ASEAN commits to supporting Africa in NEPAD implementation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) completely supports the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and commits to uniting with African countries to realise the UN Agenda 2030 and Africa’s Agenda 2063 for growth, prosperity and development of regional countries.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

Society

Female scientists’ role in sustainable growth highlighted

The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists - Asia and Pacific Nation Network (INWES-APNN) opened its eighth annual meeting in Hanoi on October 18, drawing over 200 female scientists from Asia-Pacific and representatives from the UN, international organisations and some ministries and agencies of Vietnam.