Vietnam on June 7 was just elected to the United Nations Security Council 2020 - 2021 with 192/193 votes, highest in the UN history.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the finance ministry to release more than 6,930 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for nine provinces during this year's fallow period.
A new study shows one in five job postings includes gender requirement with male applicants preferred for more skilled and better paid jobs while better equality is recorded in promotion practices.
Knife-wielding attackers slashed and stabbed people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, wounding at least nine before police shot dead one of the suspected assailants and arrested another.
The US has cut its anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Vietnamese shrimp sharply to the average level of 0.93% from the previous figure of 6.37%.
(VNF) - A wind power project construction, the first of its kind in the Central Highlands, was recently inaugurated in Dlie-Yang commune, Ea H’leo district, Dak Lak province and is expected to provide 450 million kWh per year, satisfying the demand for power from 200,000 families in the region.
A pre-school for the children of workers in industrial zones in the southern province of Binh Duong has been completed under the collaboration between the provincial Confederation of Labour, the Ben Cat town People’s Committee and the Golden Heart Fund of Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper.
The Prime Minister has agreed with a project to develop medicinal plants in combination with the poverty reduction program and to build new style rural areas across 6 poor districts of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
In 2014, Da Nang city spent nearly VND572 billion carrying out the program on building new style rural areas.
According to figures released from the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee, the city spent nearly VND2 trillion giving spiritual and material support to all classes of people during the 2015 Tet festival, an increase of 25% compared to the 2014 festival.
Fisheries resources surveillance forces and boatmen will be equipped with military weapons, including pistols, submachine guns and bullets.
In response to the tree-planting festival in spring, initiated by President Ho Chi Minh, on February 26th, the Communist Youth Union Central Committee planted over 3,500 trees around General Vo Nguyen Giap’s graveside in Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, the central province of Quang Binh.
According to the Hanoi Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs, in 2015, the department will focus on creating jobs for labourers, especially female labourers; giving vocational training to 178,000 labourers, including 30,000 in rural areas.
In 2015, Hanoi plans to put into operation diverse waste treatment factories across Dan Phuong, Phu Xuyen, My Duc, Ba Vi and Soc Son districts, according Vu Hong Khanh, Vice Chairman of the city People’s Committee.
The Government has issued a new decree on allowance for revolutionary contributors. Accordingly, the allowance will be increased from VND1.22 million to VND1.318 million per month.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid a Tet visit to Nguyen Van Hien, a 99-year-old revolutionary veteran, in the central city of Da Nang on February 15th.
The ASEAN Family Day 2015 was held in Mexico on February 14th with a view to fortifying traditional friendship and collaboration between nations in the bloc as well as with the host country.