At the meeting in Vientiane, Thang briefed the Lao leader on the outcomes of the second conference on co-operation between the two Government Offices, saying that the two-day event focused on sharing experience in their work activities including assisting in the formulation, planning and monitoring of government's policies, providing support and guidance to ministries. The two offices have also agreed to enhance their co-operation in the time to come, Thang added. Asang Laoly expressed his gratitude for the sincere and effective support of the Vietnamese Government Office to the Lao Government Office which, he said, has helped the Lao Government Office raise the quality of its works. The Lao leader said he hoped that in the coming time, the two sides will continue intensifying experience exchanges, contributing to fostering co-operation between the two Governments and peoples. (Source: VNA) … [Read more...] about Vietnam Government Office delegation visits Laos
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CPV: Oxfam GB is a development, relief and campaigning organisation that works with other to find solutions to poverty and suffering. Oxfam GB has had an office in Hanoi, Vietnam since 1990. Its programme focus on sustainable livelihoods, primary education, humanitarian activities, freedom of speech and gender equity. In Vietnam, Oxfam GB is carrying out its projects in Lao Cai, Tra Vinh, Ninh Thuan, Tien Giang, and Dong Thap provinces. During the interview, Mr. Steve Price-Thomas expressed his thoughts about Vietnam's achievements during renewal and talked about Oxfam's plan in the years to come. He said: "I highly applaud the achievements which Vietnam has recorded during 20 years of renewal. I think Vietnam's poverty reduction record over the past twenty years has been quite remarkable. Vietnam is the only country that has achieved such a sustainable record of economic growth and relatively equitable poverty reduction. Many countries wish to learn from Vietnam to see how this has … [Read more...] about Mr. Steve Price-Thomas, the country programme manager of Oxfam Great Britain: We highly applaud the support and cooperation from the Vietnam government for non-governmental organisation such as Oxfam.
CONFERENCE DAY 1 - FULL DAY Friday, 02 December 2005 8:00-9:00 Opening Ceremony Welcome Address 9:00-9:20 Keynote Address 1 Engaging with the public: Making e-Government usable, accessible and compelling Dr. Tran Minh Tien, President National Institute of Posts & Telematics Strategy, MPT 9:20-9:50 Keynote Address 2 How does Open Source provide an Innovative Solution for E-Government Peter J. Quinn, CIO The State of Massachusetts, USA 9:50-10:20 Keynote Address 3 e-Government Transformation - A Journey towards an On Demand e-Government Antony Satyadas - Chief Competitive Officer - IBM Software Group - Asia Pacific 10:20-10:45 Keynote Address 4 Government Interoperability - Enabling the Delivery of E-services Alan Grose - Group Program Manager and Service Division - Microsoft Corporation 10:45-11:00 tea break 11:00-12:15 Panel Discussion: Subjects: 'E-City and the State … [Read more...] about Program of the Vietnam E-government Symposium 2005
Distinguished guests, On behalf of the Danang authorities, I would like to welcome and express my sincere interest in the Vietnam E-government Symposium 2005 held in Danang today. We are well aware that the information and communication technology (ICT) has become an important resource for the global socio-economic development nowadays. Consequently, ICT application in the administrative reform has been an indispensable and urgent need of all administrative institutions to improve the effectiveness, transparency and flexibility of administrative activities, and serve the demands of local people and businessmen. With this in mind, the Danang authorities have taken advantage of available opportunities and capacities to computerise the city's administration. … [Read more...] about Welcoming speech at the Vietnam E-government Symposium 2005 of Danang PC chairman Hoang Tuan Anh
PANO – More than one third of the land mass of six provinces in central Vietnam today remains contaminated with unexploded bombs, artillery shells, rockets and landmines from the Vietnam War, a study released today showed. The Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) and the Vietnam Ministry of Defence’s Technology Centre for Bomb and Mine Disposal (BOMICEN) today released findings of a detailed survey that focused on the six most contaminated provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Ngai. The survey’s results show that since the end of the war in 1975, unexploded bombs, artillery shells, mortars, rockets and landmines have killed 10,529 and wounded 12,231 innocent people, particularly children, in these provinces. “At the end of this joint project, funded by the US government, the Government of Vietnam approved a national survey to determine the amount and social impact of unexploded ordinance and … [Read more...] about Study defines problems remaining from the Vietnam War