Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

A workshop was held in Da Nang on January 16 to discuss the road-map for building the central locality of Vietnam into a child-friendly city in the future.

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USAID-funded project supports people with disabilities in Thua Thien-Hue

People with disabilities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue are to receive better healthcare under the project “Raising Voices, Creating Opportunities” funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Action to the Community Development Centre (ACDC).

Vietnamese speaker on mission to inspire youngsters


Inspirational Speaker Dang Kim Phuong has been voted onto the directorial board of the International Youth Parliament (IYP).

Over 1,200 storm victims benefit from UNDP’s project


More than 1,240 people in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, and Quang Nam, who became victims of Storm Damrey in late 2017, received support from a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) project.

Echocardiography Training Center opens in HCM City


The University Medical Center Ho Chi Minh City opened the Echocardiography Training Center for training and research purposes in compliance with international standards on January 15.
CPTPP – latest demonstration of trade liberalization in Asia-Pacific

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which came into force in Vietnam on January 14, will support free trade amid ongoing global trade tensions, according to HSBC Vietnam.

Private capital key to Vietnam’s energy development: WB report


New financial sources, particularly from the private sector, will help Vietnam further develop its energy industry, according to a new World Bank report on maximizing finance for Vietnam’s energy development.

Prime Minister emphasizes role of community health education


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the importance of education on health care while meeting with representatives of the Vietnam Association for Community Health Education (VACHE) in Hanoi on January 4.

Deputy PM orders breakthroughs in social housing development


Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered the construction sector to make significant breakthroughs in the development of the affordable housing segment as its supply is increasingly scarce, while the demand for such housing is on the rise.
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