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Vietnam joins 32nd International Fire Chiefs’ Association of Asia General Conference

06/15/2022 16:29 - Major General Nguyen Tuan Anh, head of the Department of Fire Prevention, Fighting and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security, has attended the 32nd General Conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs of Asia (IFCAA).


Asia dominates "7% growth club"

05/14/2019 11:52 - According to Standard Chartered Bank, the 2020s will be a decade of Asia, as Asian economies dominate the "7% growth club".

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Vietnam among Asia's most progressive on LGBT's rights

02/10/2019 15:34 - Just more than a decade ago, homosexuality wasn't accepted widely in Vietnam.

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Asia-Europe co-operates to promote ASEF's position

12/01/2017 14:26 - The Asia-Europe Foundation's 37th Board of Governors and related meetings took place in Da Nang on November 30th with the participation of 53 governors.

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Deputy PM highlights opportunities for Japanese firms

06/01/2016 12:45 - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has concluded his trip to Japan for the 22nd Asia Future Conference in Japan.


Vietnamese cyclers to compete Asian championships

01/05/2016 11:22 - Nguyen Thi That will be key to Vietnamese hopes at the coming Asian Cycling Championships in Japan.

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APEC leaders agree on inclusive economies and sustainable communities

11/20/2015 16:42 - The 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Summit kicked off in Philippine capital of Manila on Thursday.

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Climate change communication workshop concludes at VTV

10/01/2015 08:50 - A 2-day workshop on climate change communication for weather presenters and meteorologists concluded today at VTV in Hanoi.

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Climate change communication takes place in Hanoi

09/29/2015 15:59 - A workshop on communicating the science of climate change is taking place today at VTV in Hanoi.

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ADB pledges 1.2 billion USD annual loan for Vietnam

09/16/2015 17:01 - The State Bank of Vietnam and Asian Development Bank (ADB) agreed to collaborate closely to efficiently utilise 1.2 billion USD in annual loans from the ADB for Vietnam from 2016 to 2018.

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National committee for APEC 2017 set up

07/19/2015 21:21 - A national committee has been set up to coordinate the organisation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum hosted by Vietnam in 2017.

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Logo and mascot for Asian Beach Games approved

07/06/2015 10:55 - The Olympic Council of Asia has officially approved the logo and mascot for the 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) to be held in the central city of Da Nang in 2016.

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HCM City plans to seek loans for wastewater facilities

07/02/2015 16:38 - The Department of Planning and Investment of HCM City has asked the municipal government to add 4 wastewater treatment facilities worth a total of 890 million USD.

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Vietnam joins hands to prevent pangolin trade

06/25/2015 09:19 - Vietnam wants to cooperate with international organisations and countries worldwide to preserve endangered wildlife animals, including pangolins which are on the brink of extinction due to illegal hunting and trading for meat and scales.

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Vietnam tightens airport screening for MERS

06/04/2015 14:47 - Vietnam has increased medical screening for passengers from nine countries in the Middle East and South Korea as Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) spreads into Asia.

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Paintings of General Vo Nguyen Giap displayed in Hanoi

05/28/2015 14:45 - Some 40 sketches and eight oil paintings featuring General Vo Nguyen Giap are being showcased at an exhibition which opened on May 26 at the Vietnam Military History Museum.

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Vietnam’s tennis player rises in world rankings

05/28/2015 14:38 - Vietnam’s Ly Hoang Nam jumped two spots to 12th in the world junior rankings, after his entry into a clay-court tournament’s quarter-finals Trofeo Bonfiglio in Italy last week.

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VND/USD exchange rate to fluctuate no more than 2% in 2015

05/28/2015 13:37 - Since the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) raised the exchange rate by one percent, the US dollar has continued to appreciate on the free market.

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Food Ingredients Expo 2015 promote Vietnamese food industry

05/21/2015 16:52

The Food Ingredients (FI) Expo 2015 will be organised by the Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology in collaboration with UBM Asia in Ho Chi Minh City from May 20th-25th.

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