Ha Nhi group celebrates traditional new year Culture - Sports

Ha Nhi group celebrates traditional new year

The 11th lunar month is when the Ha Nhi minority group celebrate their traditional new year, known as Khu Su Cha. This is the time for people to relax, entertain, reunite and send best wishes for the new year. The holiday lasts for five days, after which the group starts planting the new crop.
APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens World

APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens

The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) held the Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting (ISOM) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020 in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 9.
HCM City hosts Peace Culture Day Culture - Sports

HCM City hosts Peace Culture Day

The 2019 Ho Chi Minh City Peace Culture Day was held on December 8 with the message of “For a humane and peaceful society: Let’s join hands to prevent and push back violence and abuse.”
Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues Health

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.
UNIQLO opens in downtown HCM City Business

UNIQLO opens in downtown HCM City

More than 2,000 customers visited a new store of UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, on its opening day on December 6 in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality Society

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.
Directors key for company growth Business

Directors key for company growth

With the Vietnamese economy still growing, firms' boards of directors should develop to take advantage of opportunities, a top businessman has said.
International conference on gender opens in Hanoi Society

International conference on gender opens in Hanoi

Delegates from 18 countries and many international organisations are gathering in Hanoi for the 4th Gender Focal Point Conference, which is jointly held by the Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU).