Society

People – the best way to protect forests

By using people to protect forests, the Tam Dao National Park and Buffer Zone Management Project (TDMP) has provided a lot of useful lessons, said an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Australia have released a joint statement as Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh concluded an official visit from September 6-9 at the invitation of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Society

Vietnam, Australia sign MoU on judicial cooperation

The Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam, Truong Hoa Binh and his counterpart from the Federal Court of Australia, Michel Black, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on an increased level of judicial cooperation between the two countries.
Society

Young Vietnamese people to be trained in Japan

Nineteen Vietnamese young people, including officials from the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the agricultural sector, are attending a young leaders training programme in the Japanese city of Tono from August 31.
Sci-Tech

Germany helps Vietnam develop wind power

The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) has said it will hand over 1 million euros to help Vietnam develop a plan to convert wind power into electricity after signing an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on July 21.
Business

Vietnam, Japan enhance cooperation

An association between Vietnam and the city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka perfecture, Japan has been set up, playing an important role in promoting friendship exchanges and cooperation between the two sides.
Environment

Germany finances eco-system management in Bac Lieu

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BUM) will provide 1.6 million euros for a project on sustainable management of forest ecosystems for coastal protection in southern Bac Lieu province.