new climate change adaptation project launched

New climate change adaptation project launched

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and the five provinces of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Binh Thuan have launched a Green Climate Fund to finance a $30 million climate change adaptation project to strengthen the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate change-induced water insecurity.
th group picked as one of the best working places in asia

TH Group picked as one of the best working places in Asia

HR Asia, the continent's most authoritative publication for HR professionals, has just awarded Vietnam’s TH Group – the owner of the TH true MILK brand – as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021.
remaining a key partner for germany

Remaining a key partner for Germany

Vietnam and Germany are strongly cementing their strategic partnership, with trade and investment ties being further strengthened. To mark the Day of German Unity on October 3, German ambassador to Vietnam Dr. Guido Hildner talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about the cooperation outlook for both nations.
dairy producer frieslandcampina marks 150th anniversary

Dairy producer FrieslandCampina marks 150th anniversary

Dairy producer FrieslandCampina from the Netherlands has celebrated its 150th anniversary of establishment, with a bright journey of over 25 years in the Vietnamese market.
youth for environment project fosters creative connections

“Youth for Environment” project fosters creative connections

The closing ceremony of the first year of the “Youth for Environment” project was held online on the afternoon of August 28 with representatives of social organisations, businesses, media, and the youth.
crucial issues raised on agenda of first session of 15th na

Crucial issues raised on agenda of first session of 15th NA

The first session of the 15th National Assembly (NA), which was kicked off this morning and will be concluded on July 31, will see the debut of Vietnam’s new NA and the government cabinet leading the nation towards prosperity.
bac a bank offers incentive loans to rural projects

BAC A BANK offers incentive loans to rural projects

Domestically-invested BAC A BANK is extending a preferential loan package from the Rural Development Fund II (RDFII) to support lives and business in rural areas.
enterprises to enjoy preferential rates with loans from bac a bank

Enterprises to enjoy preferential rates with loans from BAC A BANK

Supporting the business community in times of difficulty and helping them recover business and production activities, BAC A BANK is implementing a loan package with super-preferential lending rates for enterprise customers.
new project scales up waste management models in vietnam

New project scales up waste management models in Vietnam

The Norwegian Embassy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have just signed the agreement for a new project on scaling up integrated and inclusive waste management models through empowering the informal sector and fostering the circular economy.
bac a bank donates cash to covid 19 vaccine fund

BAC A BANK donates cash to COVID-19 vaccine fund

At the launching ceremony of Vietnam’s national COVID-19 Vaccine Fund in Hanoi on June 5, BAC A BANK, TH Group, and the Vietnamese Stature Foundation donated VND46 billion ($2 million).
vietnamese youth submit special report to cop26 leader

Vietnamese youth submit special report to COP26 leader

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), has launched a special report entitled, “Youth for climate action in Vietnam” along with a dialogue with the COP26 president-designate Alok Sharma, as part of the UNDP Global Programme “Climate Promise”.
new na deputies prepare to lay new foundations for socioeconomic development

New NA deputies prepare to lay new foundations for socioeconomic development

Vietnam’s new National Assembly (NA) will convene its first session in July, with the official list of newly-elected deputies to be announced soon so they can prepare to undertake a five-year term with the heavy responsibility of driving the economy forward.
election of national assembly na and all level peoples councils expected to select talented people vote

Election of National Assembly (NA) and all-level people’s councils expected to select talented people vote

The election of the 15th National Assembly and all-level people’s councils for the 2021-2026 tenure has kicked off this morning, with 500 high-quality deputies for the legislature expected to take their seats with high responsibility and ethics for national vital issues.    
undp holds workshop on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance

UNDP holds workshop on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 28 organised an inception workshop for an upcoming diagnostic study on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance.
crafting specific measures to ensure top quality growth

Crafting specific measures to ensure top-quality growth

Despite numerous obstacles caused by global supply disruptions due to the prolonged health crisis, the Vietnamese economy continues to stride forward. Jonathan Ostry, deputy director of the International Monetary Fund’s Asia and Pacific Department, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the country can further improve its growth quality to ensure sustainable development.