The cruel cycle of poverty and child marriage

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Poverty and gender inequality are said to be key drivers of child marriage in Việt Nam, particularly in ethnic minority communities in rural areas.

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Dow Leadership in Action programme reinforces commitment to address Vietnamese community challenges

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) deploys resources to Vietnam through the 2017 Leadership in Action (LIA) programme, reconfirming the company’s long-term commitment to the country as a primary sustainable development partner.

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Green Climate Fund announces $29.5mn project to boost Vietnam’s climate resilience

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A United Nations-backed fund dedicated to providing climate-resilient investments for developing countries has announced a project worth nearly US$30 million to improve climate resilience for Vietnam’s coastal communities.

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US$ 300 million for rural transport and coastal forest protection

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

VGP – The World Bank (WB) has ratified a loan worth US$ 300 million for Viet Nam to reinforce transport connectivity in rural areas and protect forests along eight coastal localities.

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World Bank approves $300mn finance for Vietnam’s transport connectivity, forest protection

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The World Bank has approved new financing worth US$300 million to help Vietnam improve connectivity in Central Highlands and create more jobs in coastal provinces.

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VIR reflects on National Press Day

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

On the eve of Vietnam’s Press Day on June 21, VIR talks with some movers and shakers of the business communities in Vietnam about what the newspaper should do to be better.

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Vietnamese travel startup wins $7k grant from int’l tourism accelerator

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

An on-demand chat-based service providing around the clock answers from local experts to travel and lifestyle questions was the only Vietnamese entry to win one of the top prizes from the MIST tourism accelerator.

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DPM greets Australian business delegation

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – Permanent Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh recived on June 12 an Australian business delegation which was in Viet Nam for the Conference on Australia-Viet Nam Investment and Trade Expo on June 12 in Ha Noi.

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ExxonMobil gives $80,000 to Children’s Healthcare Initiatives in Central Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Vietnam Limited (EMEPVL) on May 25 announced that it will be making a contribution of $50,000 to VinaCapital Foundation in support of its Survive to Thrive programme which equips healthcare centres in southern districts of the central province of Quang Nam with modern equipment and provides training for staff to better serve the communities in this mountainous region.

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APP receives environmental award at APIF 2017

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) was awarded the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) certificate at the recent Eco-Products International Fair (EPIF) 2017 for its Integrated Forestry and Farming Strategy (IFFS).

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Vietnam’s human development index jumps two places to 115th

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam has moved up two places from two years ago to 115th out of 188 countries and territories on the global human development index (HDI) rankings, according to a report released by the United Nations Development Programme.

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New forest law excludes disadvantaged groups

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Disadvantaged groups are not benefiting from the new Law on Forest and Development, experts said at a conference Wednesday in Hanoi on amendments to the fifth draft of the Law on Forest and Development.

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Asian communities boycott United Airlines

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam is standing behind David Dao, the man who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight Sunday due to an "overbooking" mistake by the airlines. Dao is Vietnamese by birth, which caused immediate uproar in his community. Protesters boycotted via social media, despite there being no direct United Airlines flights to Vietnam, Reuters reported Wednesday.

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Nearly 100 Vietnamese depression sufferers commit suicide daily: study

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A recent study published by the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital has revealed that nearly 100 people in Vietnam commit suicide due to depression on a daily basis, shedding light on the devastating role mental illness can play in local communities.

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PM meets Singapore's CEO of CapitaLand

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Báo điện tử CP English 4 month(s) ago

VGP - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has appreciated CapitaLand’s investment in building new urban development model in Viet Nam, and wished the firm to consider developing new urban projects regarding the demand and long-term interests of local communities.

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