ASEAN works to promote rights of women, children ASEAN

ASEAN works to promote rights of women, children

A virtual launch ceremony was held on November 17 for the regional report on promoting sustainable integration of ASEAN Community through ensuring the legal status of ASEAN women and children.
Report on promoting legal status of ASEAN women and children launched Politics

Report on promoting legal status of ASEAN women and children launched

The Ministry of Labours, Invalids and Social Affairs, ASEAN Secretariat and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees organised a ceremony on November 17 in Hanoi to launch the Regional Report "Promote Sustainable Integration of ASEAN Community through ensuring the legal status of ASEAN women and children.
Fisheries targeted to become major production industry Business

Fisheries targeted to become major production industry

Vietnam aims to develop its fisheries sector into a large commodity production industry with competitive capacity and responsible and sustainable integration in line with international institutions, contributing to improving incomes for industry workers.
Environment

Japan helps Vietnam develop biofuels

Japanese and Vietnamese researchers have made considerable progress under a joint project on technologies to produce bio-fuels from agriculture waste, it was reported at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Vietnam seeks ASEAN trade centre project

While hosting a two-day ASEAN business meeting, Vietnam raised an initiative for the local construction of an ASEAN trade centre in support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Environment

Working toward cleaner energy

Japanese and Vietnamese scientists will join hands for a five-year research project, which has an important significance in saving and using clean energy.
World

ASEAN meets on IT, telecommunications

ASEAN ministers and deputy ministers in charge of information and communications technologies (ICT) are meeting with their partners from China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and India to discuss cooperation programmes for 2008-09 and human resources development.