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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.