sustainable development
UNICEF commits more childcare support in Vietnam

23:45 09/10/2014

The United Nations' Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) jointly held a seminar in Hanoi on October 9 to discuss child-related issues in the 2016-2020 period.

Scientific evidence improves policy making

09:20 07/10/2014

Vietnam and Laos agreed to share their experience in boosting basic research on social science and improving scientific evidence to serve policy making in a seminar held in Hanoi on October 6.

Vietnam keen to construct sustainable development cities

09:21 04/10/2014

Vietnam seeks to apply models for healthy and happy cities in a bid to ensure a sustainable urban development strategy in the long run.

Community-based tourism aims to improve local livelihoods

08:30 27/09/2014

Developing community-based tourism is expected to help local residents improve their living standards and promote their cultural values, a senior tourism official said at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 26 on the occasion of...

VN assesses dam impact on Mekong

19:26 26/09/2014

Viet Nam held its first national preliminary consultation seminar in Can Tho yesterday to assess the impact of the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower plant on the Mekong River in Laos.

Vietnam facilitates foreign investment in minority communities

14:54 26/09/2014

A joint cooperation programme for the 2014-2020 period was signed between the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on September 25 in Hanoi, aiming to attract foreign...

WB, Vietnam partner to tackle sustainable development

11:35 10/09/2014

A Vietnam Development Report aiming to provide an insightful window into the opportunities available for the country to develop rapidly and sustainably through 2030 and beyond is anticipated to be completed by late 2015.

Universities still have little autonomy

16:30 31/08/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has bemoaned the slow process of delegating more power to universities to enhance their autonomy, saying relevant agencies should accelerate the process to increase the quality of education.

Organic waste to be turned into renewable energy

10:23 27/08/2014

Renewable green energy will be created from organic waste discharged in industrial-agricultural activities in Mekong Delta region through a new project funded by the Japanese government.

Vietnam Business Forum held in Europe

13:16 24/08/2014

The 8th Vietnam Business Forum in Europe gathered more than 300 businesses and Vietnamese diplomatic missions from 12 European countries in Rome, Italy on August 22-24


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