Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position
Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, assistant to the Foreign Minister, presented
his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the
Executive Board of UNESCO and ambassadors of the organisation’s member
countries on April 27.
Construction on Rang Dong textile industrial park – the largest of its kind in Vietnam – began in Nghia Hung district in the northern province of Nam Dinh on April 18.
The 6th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands intergovernmental committee on climate change adaptation and water management took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on April 19.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group and VinaCapital Fund to make stronger investment in Vietnam in the fields of hi-tech agriculture and industry.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade continues implementing a master plan to develop the Vietnam – Laos border market network by 2020, while developing a master plan for border trade between the two countries to 2025, with a vision through 2035 as part of efforts to boost bilateral trade.
Industry and support industry enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City will have chance to access a credit package worth 10 trillion VND (439.7 million USD) in a programme launched by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank).
Vietnam has made major strides in caring for, educating and protecting children over the past 27 years since the country became the first in Asia and second in the world to ratify the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 1990.