The southern city of Tay Ninh is the last point in the Cuu Long (Mekong River) Delta region but from the perspective of ASEAN connectivity the city is the starting point connecting Vietnam with the Southeast Asia region.
The non-governmental organisation Habitat for Humanity Vietnam (HFH Vietnam) in collaboration with the Samsung C&T Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Korea have recently launched a project to improve community ability and natural disaster response.
The central city of Danang will start construction of a first public book park for the community in An Hoa living quarters in Son Tra peninsula in May.
Authorities of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have been making every effort to provide the best support for local people with disabilities, helping them surmount any inferiority complex and integrate into the community.
Vietnam joined nearly 150 delegations from foreign countries, international organisations and non-government organisations attending the United Nations (UN)’s Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism in Geneva, Switzerland on April 7-8.
Vietnam’s consumption of electronic and electrical appliances is expected to rise from 7.3% to 11.9% by 2020, thanks to a new focus on its youthful consumers.
For many people, hockey is a very new sport in Vietnam, however, it has been played in the country for over 10 years now. In fact, Vietnam has a national men’s hockey team to compete in international tournaments.
Health activists say special consumption taxes imposed on alcohol, beer and tobacco should be increased to improve community health and tackle the national budget deficit.
Ho Chi Minh City enterprises have been invited to invest in energy – mining, processing, tourism and agro-forestry-fisheries in Laos’ Xaysomboun province as the industries are key to local economic development.
Ambassador Nguyen Hoanh Nam, head of the Vietnamese mission to ASEAN, attended the 11th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community in Jakarta, Indonesia, from March 29-30.
We should change the way we think, look beyond the country and become part of the world community as it has shrunk, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said.
A conference on the impacts of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement on the enterprises and economy of the Mekong Delta was held in Can Tho city on March 30.
Singapore and Thailand should coordinate more closely to boost two-way trade and strengthen connectivity within the framework of the ASEAN Economic Community, said Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
A clip-making contest on promoting the rights and interests of the LGBT community in Vietnam opened for submissions on March 29.
Three more schools have been opened in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang as part of Project 3E (Educate, Enrich and Employ), an educational community initiative funded by ANZ Bank and Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC).
Construction on an ASEAN Culture House recently started in Busan city, in the Republic of Korea (RoK) as part of efforts to promote mutual understanding and cultural exchanges with ASEAN member states.
The 14th Meeting of the ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee (ARJCC) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on March 16, to discuss measures to increase bilateral cooperation in celebration of the 20th founding anniversary of their dialogue partnership.
Thailand is accelerating skilled labor development in response to the growing demand for a qualified workforce in the ASEAN Community.
The 13th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces Informal Meeting (ACDFIM-13) commenced in Vientiane, Laos, in the morning of March 14, under the theme “Promoting Defence Cooperation for a Dynamic ASEAN Community”.
A meeting to share opportunities and address challenges in business processes was opened in the southern province of Dong Nai on March 10 with the participation of over 300 enterprises.