Category Archives: General

National Assembly conference on SDGs concludes

Da Nang (VNA) � A conference on the National Assembly and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which was jointly organized by the Vietnamese National Assembly, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the UN Development Programme, wrapped up in the central city of Da Nang on December 18.…

More resources for Viet Nam cultural development

HNP � The Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies organized a conference on culture’s soft power in the context of globalization and international integration on December 12th.

The event was attended by former Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan, Head of the Ha Noi Party Committee’s Commission for Education and Popularization Nguyen Van Phong, Head of UNESCO Ha Noi Office Michael Croft, and Vietnamese and foreign scholars.…

Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Australia has officially recognized West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters in Sydney on Saturday that Australia would not move its embassy to West Jerusalem until the city’s final status was determined, but said trade and defense offices would be opened there.…

Vietnam calls on countries to unite on climate change response

Vietnam has urged countries around the world to embrace the spirit of cooperation and harmonise their own interests with international concerns in coping with climate change.

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh made the appeal while addressing the closing session of the Talanoa Dialogue, which formed part of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) in Poland.…

Vietnam calls on countries to unite on climate change response

Vietnam has urged countries around the world to embrace the spirit of cooperation and harmonise their own interests with international concerns in coping with climate change.

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh made the appeal while addressing the closing session of the Talanoa Dialogue, which formed part of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) in Poland.…

Theresa May wins Conservative Party vote of confidence

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote from her party on Wednesday.

The result is predictable as in the same morning, before the vote, most Conservative lawmakers, including all of the Cabinet, said they support her next tenure as party leadership and the Prime Minister.…

Outstanding firms for workers to be honored

60 most outstanding businesses who act for workers’ interests will be honored in Hanoi this Saturday.

The list, which ranked the best firms for workers nationwide, was compiled by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).…