Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

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.

Work starts on Vietnam’s largest textile industrial park

Work starts on Vietnam’s largest textile industrial park

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.

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Vietnam, Netherlands hold 6th inter-govt meeting on climate change

Vietnam, Netherlands hold 6th inter-govt meeting on climate change

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.

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PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry

PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry

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.

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Measures sought to promote Vietnam – Lao border trade

Measures sought to promote Vietnam – Lao border trade

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.

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HCM City: 10 trillion VND for developing industry, support industry

HCM City: 10 trillion VND for developing industry, support industry

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).

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Vietnam makes strides in child education

Vietnam makes strides in child education

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.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.