NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132

Chairman of the Viet Nam National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung, who was elected President of the 132nd Inter-PaliamentaryUnion (IPU-132), yesterday called on parliaments to make strong commitment to implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years.

NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132

NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132

Chairman of the Viet Nam National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung, who was elected President of the 132nd Inter-PaliamentaryUnion (IPU-132), yesterday called on parliaments to make strong commitment to implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years.

IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam

As part of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly, a city tour around Ha Noi and a visit to the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo were organised for participants and their relatives.

IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam

IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam

As part of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly, a city tour around Ha Noi and a visit to the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo were organised for participants and their relatives.

VN set for 4G service in 2015

The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to launch 4G – the fourth generation of mobile telecom technology – in Viet Nam in 2015, Deputy Minister Le Nam Thang said.

VN set for 4G service in 2015

VN set for 4G service in 2015

The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to launch 4G – the fourth generation of mobile telecom technology – in Viet Nam in 2015, Deputy Minister Le Nam Thang said.

Gold export duty increased to 2%

The finance ministry (MoF) has increased the export duty on gold jewellery of more than 95 per cent purity from zero to two per cent.

Gold export duty increased to 2%

Gold export duty increased to 2%

The finance ministry (MoF) has increased the export duty on gold jewellery of more than 95 per cent purity from zero to two per cent.

Vietnamese defence delegation attends UN peacekeeping conference

Vietnamese defence delegation attends UN peacekeeping conference

Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference held in the UN headquarters in New York City on March 27 and 28.
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Fertiliser firms seek VAT waiver on inputs

Fertiliser firms seek VAT waiver on inputs

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Japan prove to good for Viet Nam

Japan prove to good for Viet Nam

Japan's Shoya Nakajima scored a double to make it two-out-of-two wins at the 2016 AFC U23 Championship qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Viet Nam yesterday at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia.

Short supply of clean water puts one million locals at risk

The lack of clean water was affecting 1 million Vietnamese each year, the Government's portal chinhphu.vn reported from a conference held in Ha Noi on Thursday.

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    NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132 NA leader calls for commitment to sustainable growth goals at IPU-132

    Chairman of the Viet Nam National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung, who was elected President of the 132nd Inter-PaliamentaryUnion (IPU-132), yesterday called on parliaments to make strong commitment to implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years.