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Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet
(CPV) - The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. In line with this theme, WHO and UNICEF are calling on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, a critical component of breastfeeding support.
Japan underlines need for information sharing to fight COVID-19
14:54 16/04/2020
Japanese Ambassador to ASEAN Chiba Akira said on April 15th that sharing information and knowledge in a free, transparent and speedy manner is of utmost importance and a prerequisite for regional cooperation in response to COVID-19.
Cooperation between ASEAN and East Asian nations is key to COVID-19 combat
17:25 15/04/2020
Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asian countries is the key to containing and putting an end to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the press on April 14th.
Cambodian expert commends Vietnam’s efforts in fighting COVID-19
17:15 15/04/2020
A board member of the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) has lauded Vietnam’s cooperation with the World Trade Organisation (WHO) in the fight against COVID-19 and its support for Cambodia and Laos in this regard.
Russian experts hail Vietnam’s actions on East Sea issue
17:01 15/04/2020
Vietnam has taken correct and timely action on the East Sea issue by sending a diplomatic note to the UN Secretary General to oppose China's claim over the East Sea and assert Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, according to Russian international law researchers and experts.
Businesses advised to outline long-term vision for CPTPP benefit
11:31 14/04/2020
Local firms must outline a long-term vision and implement institutional reforms in order to maximise the benefits presented by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans- Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to insiders.
Government relief efforts for COVID-19 affected workers need to target the most vulnerable to shocks
21:02 09/04/2020
(CPV) - On April 2nd, the Vietnamese Government announced a USD2.6 billion relief package to help those most affected by the COVID-19 epidemic that has waged devastation on the economy.
Uzbekistan growth to slow in 2020 amid pandemic and lower energy price
16:02 06/04/2020
(CPV) - Uzbekistan’s growth will slow in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a lower price for natural gas and copper, but higher investments coupled with gains in industry and agriculture are expected to fuel a recovery in 2021, a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report says.
Vinh Long provides vocational training for rural labourers
19:03 01/04/2020
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long is focusing on providing rural labourers with vocational skills that are needed by local businesses.
Vietnam’s position heightened in international friends’ eyes
20:13 31/03/2020
Since its establishment on August 28th, 1945, Vietnamese diplomacy has made very important contributions to the struggle for national independence and reunification earlier and the current national renewal, integration and protection, greatly contributing to strengthening and raising Vietnam’s position in the international arena.