Printing, packaging, labelling exhibition involves 10 countries

(VOV) – The 14th International Exhibition on Printing, Packaging & Labelling Technologies and the 14th International Food Processing Industry Exhibition opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) on October 22.

The events attracted businesses from 10 countries and territories, including Vietnam, Germany, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan (China) who showcased their new products and services on nearly 350 stands.

The four-day exhibitions provide a good chance for Vietnamese and foreign businesses to seek partners and establish cooperative ties. They expect to obtain advanced technologies and apply them to production, making Vietnamese products more competitive and boosting exports.

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Asia-Pacific conference on the disabled to open in Hanoi

(VOV) -The 2014 Asia & Pacific Disability Forum (APDF) General Assembly and Conference will be held in Hanoi from November 26 to 29, according to a press briefing in the capital city on October 22.

This event, co-organized by the Asia Pacific Disability Organization and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, is expected to attract 500 delegates with disabilities, including 300 from 42 countries.

Vocational training is needed for people with disabilities

Vocational training is needed for people with disabilities

They will evaluate the implementation of the 2012-2014 Incheon strategy adopted at the previous conference in the Republic of Korea two years ago, with the aims of raising public awareness and promoting the protection of the rights of the disabled in Asia-Pacific countries, as well as accelerating the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

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Hanoi to host Disabilities General Assembly and Conference

Vocational training is needed for people with disabilities

(VOV) -The 2014 Asia & Pacific Disability Forum (APDF) General Assembly and Conference will be held in Hanoi from November 26 to 29, according to a press briefing in the capital city on October 22. This event, co-organized by the Asia Pacific … [Continue reading]

Vietnam Heritage Photos 2014 on show

(VOV) -As many as 100 outstanding photos chosen from more than 4.400 entries to the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards contest are being showcased at Vietnam Heritage Photo Exhibition 2014 which is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22-25. They … [Continue reading]

Developing strategies to promote world heritage values in Vietnam

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My Son World Cultural Heritage in central Quang Nam province has always attracted a large number of domestic and international visitors. NDO - A network of various world heritage sites across the nation should act as the basis for Vietnam to develop … [Continue reading]

Over 99% of communes join national power grid

As of September this year, over 9,000 communes throughout the country or 99.4% have been connected with the national power grid. Notably, two undersea power transmission cable projects linking the island districts of Phu Quoc in southern Kien Giang … [Continue reading]

HCM City hosts int’l forum on poverty reduction

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(VOV) - The fifth international forum on Regional Network on Poverty Eradication (RENPER) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22, attracting a large number of domestic and foreign scholars and researchers. During the three-day event, participants … [Continue reading]

Exclusive pictures of Hanoi in 1991 by German photographer

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VietNamNet Bridge - Visiting Hanoi in 1991, German photographer Reisen took dozens of photos of vehicles in Hanoi. In 1991, the major vehicle of Hanoians was still the bike. There were also motorcycles on the street and they were owned by … [Continue reading]

S.I.N.E wins 3rd place at breakdance world champs

(VOV) -S.I.N.E (Saying Is Not Enough) dance crew from Hanoi has won the third place at the world biggest breakdancing event "Battle of The Year (BOTY) 2014" which took place in Braunschweig, Germany recently. The crew, representing Vietnam and … [Continue reading]

Int’l chip and semiconductor conference opens in HCM City

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(VOV) - More than 250 delegates and 50 professors from Japan, the US, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea and Vietnam are attending the 3rdSolid State Systems Symposium - VLSIs and Semiconductor Related Technologies (4S-2014/AVIC2014) in HCM … [Continue reading]