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Health ministry takes measures to curb plastic waste

Health ministry takes measures to curb plastic waste

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-organised a national teleconference in Hanoi on August 16 on the deployment of measures to minimise the use of plastic waste in the health sector.

Vietnam loses 860 million USD to natural disasters last year

Vietnam loses 860 million USD to natural disasters last year

Vietnam recorded 224 persons dead and missing and economic losses of nearly 20 trillion VND (859.5 million USD) in natural disasters in 2018, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Startup competition launched to benefit disabled people

Startup competition launched to benefit disabled people

The Vietnam SDG Challenge 2019 competition, themed 'Innovative Solutions for Increasing Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities', has been launched by the National Startup Support Center under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi

First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in coordination with photographer Nguyen Viet Hung, or Lekima Hung, organised a photo exhibition on plastic waste in Hanoi on June 4.

Vietnamese enterprises have low productivity: report

Vietnamese enterprises have low productivity: report

The productivity and competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises remain low, according to a report on the manufacturing and processing industries which was publicized on April 26 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

UK-funded dengue forecasting system introduced in Vietnam

UK-funded dengue forecasting system introduced in Vietnam

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and HR Wallingford company on March 19 launched a pioneering dengue forecasting system in Vietnam, hoping to curb the spread of this disease in the country.

HRW distorts human rights in Vietnam

HRW distorts human rights in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Among many organizations calling themselves human right activists, Human Rights Watch (HRW) always cooks up stories and slanders the human rights situation in countries, like Vietnam. Labelled a human rights organization, HRW has never worked for the development of human rights in any country.

Over 1,200 storm victims benefit from UNDP’s project

Over 1,200 storm victims benefit from UNDP’s project

More than 1,240 people in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, and Quang Nam, who became victims of Storm Damrey in late 2017, received support from a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project.

NA shows strong performance in 2018: top legislator

NA shows strong performance in 2018: top legislator

In 2018, the year marking halfway through the National Assembly (NA)’s 14th tenure, the NA completed a great deal of work and received compliments from voters nationwide, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated.

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).