Business

Policy recommendations for new growth model

Vietnam needs to create a new growth impetus to raise internal strength for a rapid and sustainable development, thus overcoming the middle-income trap, said Professor Tran Tho Dat, Vice Rector of the National Economics University , at a seminar in Hanoi on March 26.
Business

Revised management policies vital to healthy economy

Restructuring management policies during the international integration process is the key to a steady, healthy and prosperous economy, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) said on March 19, citing comments by leading policymakers and economists.
Society

Association works more for Vietnam-Belgium ties

The Vietnam-Belgium Friendship Association (VBFA) has been urged to further promote friendship between the two peoples via the establishment of ties among their localities, businesses, universities, science research institutes and social organisations.
Society

Schooling Vietnamese students in the art of business

Phan Thuy Chi has created Vietnam's first MBA programme after being inspired by her studies in the US, giving thousands of Vietnamese students access to the quality modern business management needed to meet the country's increasing demands.

Environment

Experience in water sector PPPs shared

The National Economics University and Germany’s Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 23 to share experiences in public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the water sector and environmental service.
Society

Laos honours Vietnam’s training assistance

Laos has awarded its noble Orders to a Vietnamese university’s teaching staff and professors for their outstanding contributions to training its human resources as well as fostering the special friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
Society

VN in top 10 of Asia/Europe short film awards

‘The Visitor’, a story about a foreign man who can sing the Vietnamese song “Chau yeu ba” (I love you grandma), was one of the top ten hopeful at the 2012 Asian-European Short Film (AESF) Awards.
Society

Ageing population needs more nursing care

At 70, Nguyen Thi Chung has spent the last 10 years at a private care centre in Dong Ngac Village, Tu Liem District. Her husband died years ago and her only daughter became married.
Society

Young entrepreneurs join national congress

The fourth National Congress of the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs’ Association (VYEA) took place in Hanoi on Dec. 26, with 600 young entrepreneurs nationwide taking part.
Politics

Vinashin collapse gives State a lesson

The collapse of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) has forced the Government to restructure State-run groups and provided valuable lessons for their extensive development, says an official.