Women face discrimination at work

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VietNam News English 10 hour(s) ago

Female workers in Viet Nam still find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to wage payment, working environment and training and promotion opportunities, even though the country is one of Southeast Asia's best in terms of fostering gender equality, according to an assessment by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Workshop seeks to boost female workers’ rights

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Female workers and the role of trade unions in protecting their legitimate rights and interests were the focus of discussion at a workshop in Hanoi on July 24.

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VietPride supports same-sex marriage

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VietPride supports same-sex marriage

VietNamNet Bridge –The annual festival VietPride 2014 which supports the gay, bisexual, and transgender community (LGBT) will kick off tonight, July 18, in HCM City.

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VietPride supports same-sex marriage

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The annual festival VietPride 2014 which supports the gay, bisexual, and transgender community (LGBT) will kick off tonight in HCM City.

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WB provides soft loans for five projects in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The World Bank will provide Vietnam with soft loans worth 876 million USD, which account for 57 percent of its total funding for the country in the 2014 fiscal year starting from July 1.

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UNDP-funded project aims to protect wetlands

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to conserve wetland areas and establish two more wetland preservation areas in Thai Binh and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

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UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on the conservation of critical wetland areas and adjacent landscapes with the aim of establishing two more wetland preservation areas in northern Thai Binh province and central Thua Thien-Hue province.

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Metro promoting energy efficiency in supply chain

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Improving productivity, reducing production costs and minimising negative impacts on the environment by large and medium-sized manufacturers are some of the topics discussed in the “Energy Efficiency Programme of Supply Chain” workshop held by Metro Cash & Carry and GIZ’s Project Development Programme (PDP) on Wednesday in Ho Chi Minh City.

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UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on the conservation of critical wetland areas and linked landscapes with the aim of establishing two more wetland preservation areas in northern Thai Binh province and central Thua Thien-Hue province.

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Chilean leaders pledge closer ties with Vietnamese NA

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Chilean leaders pledge closer ties with Vietnamese NA

Senior Chilean leaders and officials have committed to further facilitating ties with the Vietnamese legislature via visits and international inter-parliamentary forums.

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NA Vice Chairwoman busy in Argentina

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NA Vice Chairwoman busy in Argentina

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has made a working visit to Argentina as part of a project to enhance the leadership capacity of women for international integration jointly implemented by the Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme.

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National action plan on green growth kicks off

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National action plan on green growth kicks off

A national action plan on green growth was launched on July 2 by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI) with the assistance from the UN Development Programme.

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Tay Ninh strives for new rural development

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

New asphalted roads, cemented lanes, schools, and healthcare centres have breathed new lives into 25 communes in southern Tay Ninh province that have been selected for implementing a national rural development programme. A report by radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

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Hanoi plans to raise per capita average housing area

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Hanoi is striving to raise its per capita average housing area to 23.1 square metres by the end of 2015 as stated in the capital’s housing development programme for the 2012 – 2020 period.

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Children in lowland provided with free swimming training

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

World Vision and a development programme in Hải Lăng district, the central province of Quang Tri are providing free swimming courses for primary students, in a bid to prevent child drowning in the locality, especially during flooding season.

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