Wealth inequality drags growth: experts Society

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.
Dong Thap develops mango value chain Business

Dong Thap develops mango value chain

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has revamped its mango farming towards lower price, higher quality and value, GAP standards, and market-led production.
Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session Society

Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

Reducing the gender gap in the areas of politics and labour force participation was among the top issues at the on-going session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 9, during the broader discussion of the national target on gender equality.
ASEAN makes progress in cooperation to narrow development gap ASEAN

ASEAN makes progress in cooperation to narrow development gap

Cooperation to narrow the gap of development in ASEAN has gained positive strides recently, members of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force said at their 53rd meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, last weekend.
AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development Business

AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development

Vietnam proposed a resolution on strengthening intra-regional cooperation to build an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) of equal development and inclusive growth at the second plenary session of the 38th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly in the Philippines on September 19.
Bac Kan called for more ethnic affairs-related efforts  Society

Bac Kan called for more ethnic affairs-related efforts

Authorities of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan were asked to work harder to improve quality of life for the H’ Mong ethnic minority people in the locality, thus narrowing the development gap and reducing poverty.
Industry links up with vocational educators to reduce skill gap Society

Industry links up with vocational educators to reduce skill gap

Close co-operation is needed between government agencies, enterprises and vocational training schools to reduce the skill gap in Vietnam’s labour market, the head of the General Directorate of Vocational Training said at a two-day workshop held last week in the city.
Vietnam, Italy hold second defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Italy hold second defence policy dialogue

The Defence Ministries of Vietnam and Italy should enhance the effectiveness of their cooperation mechanism, a Vietnamese senior officer said at the second defense policy dialogue between the two countries held in Italy.