Vietnam to build nine new railways by 2030 Business

Vietnam to build nine new railways by 2030

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the railway system planning for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, which sets a target of building nine new railways with a total length of 2,362km by 2030.
Vietnam, Russia boost transport ties Politics

Vietnam, Russia boost transport ties

Vietnam wants to boost transport ties with Russia, contributing to further deepening the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, said Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The during a working session with Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Gennady Bezdetko in Hanoi on October 19.
Con Dao airport to be upgraded to serve larger aircraft Business

Con Dao airport to be upgraded to serve larger aircraft

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Transport on investing in a project to upgrade Con Dao airport in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, enabling it to receive larger aircraft.
ASEAN – China Young Leaders’ Summit 2021 World

ASEAN – China Young Leaders’ Summit 2021

The ASEAN-China Young Leaders’ Summit 2021 has been held by the ASEAN Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute of Area Studies at Beijing University, with the support of the Chinese Mission to ASEAN and ASEAN-China Cooperation Fund (ACCF).
Vietnam calls for more EU investments in agriculture Society

Vietnam calls for more EU investments in agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan on October 1 suggested EU firms increase investments in Vietnam’s agriculture, in the direction of high-technology, green standards and environmental sustainability.
UN Women supports victims of gender-based violence Society

UN Women supports victims of gender-based violence

The UN Women Vietnam on September 30 handed over essential equipment worth 483.4 million VND (21,200 USD) to three Peace House Shelters in Hanoi and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to upgrade free helpline (1900 969680) in order to improve responses to domestic and international calls and reports of violence against women, and to continue to improve the overall quality of the support services for victims of violence and human trafficking.
Vietnam thanks Guangxi for presenting vaccine against COVID-19 Politics

Vietnam thanks Guangxi for presenting vaccine against COVID-19

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son talked on the phone with Party Secretary of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Lu Xinshe on September 14, congratulating Guangxi on its achievements in recent years, especially in controlling the pandemic and maintaining socio-economic development momentum, as well as its successful organisation of the 18th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO).
ASEAN economic ministers hold consultation meetings with partners ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers hold consultation meetings with partners

A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien attended economic ministerial-level consultation meetings between ASEAN and its partners - the US, Hong Kong (China), India, the European Union and Russia - held via video conference in the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting on September 14.