VN calls for women’s stronger leadership in climate issues

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lan has asked countries to increase institutionalising the leadership of women in coastal areas in policies on climate change and disaster response.

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc: WHO

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

GENEVA: Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday (May 30), also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste.

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Wawrinka in Geneva final as Nishikori slumps

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

GENEVA: Top seed and defending champion Stan Wawrinka reached the Geneva claycourt final on Friday where he'll face German outsider Mischa Zverev who stunned Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

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Business air travel taxiing to take off again

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The business aviation sector, in the doldrums for nearly a decade, could be readying to take off again, as plane makers seek to lure company executives with onboard connectivity and super-comfy seats, experts say.

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GE Appliances to get Google voice control option

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: GE Appliances announced a deal with Google on Wednesday (May 17) enabling the US tech giant's voice control home hub to be used for cooking, cleaning and other functions.

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Diamond earrings fetch record US$57.4m at Swiss auction

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Two spectacular diamonds mounted as earrings fetched a record US$57.4-million (€51.8 million) on Tuesday (May 16) at auction in Geneva, with an unnamed Asia-based buyer netting both, Sotheby's said.

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New virtual 'bilur' currency, tied to oil, takes aim at bitcoin

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

GENEVA: A new virtual currency launched on Tuesday (May 2) aims to rival industry leader bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector.

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Young overseas intellectuals suggest development ideas

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Many young Vietnamese intellectuals working in various fields in Switzerland shared their knowledge and gave suggestions on how to boost national development at a forum held in Geneva on April 22.

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Pink Star diamond fetches record US$71.2m in Hong Kong

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

HONG KONG: A giant diamond named the "Pink Star" broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction when it fetched US$71.2 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday (Apr 4).

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Vietnamese film joins 2017 ASEAN Film Festival

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese film Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh (I See Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass or Dear Brother) by Vietnamese American director Victor Vu took part in the 2017 ASEAN Film Festival held at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland from March 27-April 7.

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Syrian negotiator puts 'terrorism' at center of Geneva talks

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Syria's chief negotiator at U.N. peace talks in Geneva on Friday delivered a 40 minute polemic attacking the political and armed opposition and their foreign backers, labeling them all "terrorists".

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Vietnam attends UN Human Right Council’s 34th session

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam made active contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 23-24, which adopted 42 resolutions and decisions.

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VN joins panel on climate change’s impacts on children’s rights

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, head of the Vietnamese delegation, participated in a panel discussion on adverse impacts of climate change on children’ rights, in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, as a panellist.

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Vietnam joins discussion on climate change’s impacts on children’s rights

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, head of the Vietnamese delegation, participated in a panel discussion on the adverse impacts of climate change on children’s rights, in Geneva, Switzerland on March 2, as a panellist.

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Turkish troops, Syria rebels enter IS-held town: monitor

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies entered the Islamic State-held town of Al-Bab in northern Syria Saturday, as government forces moved closer to the jihadist bastion, a monitor said.

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