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.
longer term benefits ahead for uk trade

Longer-term benefits ahead for UK trade

Vietnam is expected to reap a range of benefits in expanding ties with the UK on the back of the bilateral trade deal agreement taking effect on May 1. Nguyen Canh Cuong, trade counsellor at the Vietnamese Embassy to the United Kingdom, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about the bonanzas that lay ahead.
utilising un role to make a difference

Utilising UN role to make a difference

With its ever-growing prestige and status in the international arena, Vietnam is currently carrying out a special role as president of the United Nations Security Council. Bui The Giang, former Ambassador and former Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the country has weathered difficulties to implement the role for a second time, and the likelihood of undertaking the same role for a third time in the future.
taking the initiative in tackling key global challenges

Taking the initiative in tackling key global challenges

In the spirit of Vietnam carrying out its role as chair of the United Nations Security Council this month, Ambassador Duong Van Quang, former director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about this hallmark event, and how it can help elevate the country’s international prestige and status.
building climate change adaptation and resilience for cities of vietnam

Building climate change adaptation and resilience for cities of Vietnam

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam and the British Embassy in Hanoi have organised the workshop titled “Climate adaptation in the context of urban setting”.
national assembly to select new top leaders

National Assembly to select new top leaders

The 11th session of the 14th National Assembly has just kicked off, with the main goal of electing the nation's new leaders, who will be responsible for making Vietnam a more affluent nation.