Nhat Tan Bridge – the Symbol of Vietnamese and Japanese Friendship

With a desire to strengthen the understanding of the younger generation about the friendship between Vietnam and Japan, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organised a trip to Nhat Tan Bridge for a group of 8th graders, including those who are learning Japanese in Thuc Nghiem Secondary School and Japanese students from the Japanese School in Hanoi.

Promptly Dealing With the Consequences of the Bridge Collapse in Lai Chau

Regarding the suspension bridge collapse in the northeastern mountain province of Lai Chau on February 24 leaving eight dead and at least 38 others injured, on February 25 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent an official message to the People’s Committee of Lai Chau Province and the Ministry of Transport.

VECO Vietnam

VECO Vietnam is a branch of Vredeseilanden, a Belgian organisation which operates in the field of agricultural development. For over 20 years, VECO Vietnam has supported many localities to improve their production capacity and develop a production model in groups for sustainable poverty escape.

Let out Stress with Kitto

Although having been in Vietnam for a short time, PhD. Joanna Kitto, a British psychoanalyst, has helped a large number of Vietnamese civil servants eliminate stress caused by the pressure of work with a new, simple and highly applicable psychological therapy.

Revival of Mangrove Forests

Vietnam has had a rich and diverse ecosystem of mangrove forests, which were mostly destroyed in the past. In recent years, thanks to a national strategy these mangrove forests have been restored, bringing high economic benefits and serving as a firm "green wall" against the destruction of nature, particularly the rising sea level.

Swedish Parliamentarians Promote Traffic Safety in Hanoi

On the sidelines of the Swedish Parliament’s participation in the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132), on March 31, 2015, Swedish parliamentarians took part in a promotion of traffic safety in Hanoi.