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

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 day(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 1 week(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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 2 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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Community in chaotic Jakarta goes green to fight eviction

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Brightly coloured wooden and brick houses line a clean riverside path amid trees and vegetable gardens, a tranquil scene in the normally chaotic Indonesian capital Jakarta.

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UNICEF provides Laos with 7.2 m USD for health, nutrition work

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The UN International Children's Emergency Fund has provided 7.2 million USD for interventions in health, nutrition, and the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in rural areas of Laos, according to Lao news agency KPL, source from Vietnamnews.

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First ever Hanoi Mardi Gras Festival to cheer up LGBT communities

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

The first-ever Hanoi Mardi Gras Festival, which aims to highlight and celebrate the city’s LGBT community, will hold its main celebration March 24 at the Australian Embassy.

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Vietjet becomes official member of IATA

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP - Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air (VJA) has received full membership of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), affirming the new-age carrier’s role and position in domestic and international aviation communities.

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Vietnamese communities abroad celebrate Tet 2017

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Many overseas Vietnamese (OV) have returned home for the Tet holiday, while others staying in their resident countries also gathered and organized many celebrations for the largest traditional festival.

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It takes a village to preserve identity

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

The globalisation whirlwind has been blowing through the modern world and affecting people’s lives in a variety of ways. Vietnamese villages with their own localised cultures are showing excellent resistance to this trend, yet have demonstrated the ability to be creatively acquisitive. Associate Professor in social sciences and humanities at the Hanoi National University Dr. Nguyen Tuan Anh delves into the issue.

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Human Cities: A human CSR initiative from AkzoNobel

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

The role of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives has increased in importance in recent years, especially for multinational corporations. AkzoNobel – a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of speciality chemicals – has provided a prototype for this trend with the Human Cities initiative, which is being employed around the world.

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Vietnamese community in UK, Brazil celebrate Tet

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnamese communities in the United Kingdom and Brazil recently held events to celebrate Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

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