In addition to the Resolution on climate change, 15 other resolutions were approved by the Human Rights Council, including a number of notable resolutions such as the Resolution on Information Technology and Human Rights, the Decree on the rights of migrants, the resolution on eliminating all forms of discrimination against women and girls ... … [Read more...] about UNHRC adopts Resolution on Human Rights, co-authored by Vietnam
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Starting any year on the right foot is a crucial skill here in rocking Vietnam. Particularly that custom of who comes to your house first from the beginning of the New Lunar Year and the next day and the day after that. Then come the gifts and visits to the temples and pagodas, the praying for good luck and of course, checking your own luck! … [Read more...] about Happy Lunar New Year from Vietnam!
Hanoi (VNA) - Implementing institutional reform is a crucial and challenging task of the National Assembly, especially in the context of the country's rapid development and deeper economic integration, according to NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. The top legislator highlighted the role of the National Assembly in the field in an article written for the book “Forecast 2020: Destruction/Reconstruction” published by the Vietnam News Agency, buying the copyright of the international media organisation Project Syndicate. She wrote after more than five years of implementing the 2013 Constitution, the National Assembly has achieved important and outstanding results in legislative activities, including the guarantee and protection of human rights and citizens’ rights as well as the issuance of legal documents to continuously reform economic institutions. Additionally, law on education-training, science-technology, health, culture and information, sports, religion, … [Read more...] about National Assembly strives to implement institutional reform
It is one of the ASEAN’s priorities to become one of the first five digitalised economies before 2025, based on a big population of over 600 million, 94 per cent of whom are literate, 50 per cent are under 30 years old, and 90 per cent under 30 have access to the internet. It is forecast that the digital economy can increase the ASEAN’s GDP by another $1 trillion over the next 10 years. Vietnam boasts great potential to participate in Industry 4.0 and shift to a digital economy. First, Vietnam is a developing nation so it is not weighed down by old-fashioned production systems, and it will suffer from lower costs when shifting to a digital economy as compared to developed nations. … [Read more...] about Launching a fruitful and bright decade
Nations in the world have invested in building smart cities in different forms. For example, the United Kingdom supports innovation programmes via money from the UK Innovative Programme. In India, the 100 Smart Cities Programme deployed on a pilot basis in 20 cities has attracted the participation of 2,500 projects worth $29 billion, and 189 projects of which valued at $479 million have been completed, with equal investment from the central and local budgets. … [Read more...] about Smarter thinking required for smart city creation in Vietnam