Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019 Business

Vinh Phuc targets 6 million tourists in 2019

The northern midland province of Vinh Phuc aims to welcome 6 million tourists in 2019, including 43,500 foreigners, and rake in 1.91 trillion VND (82.13 million USD) from the tourism sector.
5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research Society

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.
Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship Society

Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship

More than 500 delegates, including hundreds of young people, partners and government officials from 20 countries, exchanged ideas, knowledge and experiences to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship and social innovation at the second Asia Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit, which opened in Hanoi on April 4.
Ten outstanding youths of 2018 honoured Society

Ten outstanding youths of 2018 honoured

The Outstanding Vietnamese Young Faces Award, an annual national event to honour young people at home and abroad who have excelled in various disciplines, announced its 10 winners of 2018 at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 19 evening.
Ten outstanding young faces of 2018 announced Society

Ten outstanding young faces of 2018 announced

Ten winners of the Outstanding Vietnamese Young Faces Award 2018, an annual national award to honour young people at home and abroad who have excelled in various categories, have been announced.
137 youths nominated for Vietnam Outstanding Young Faces Award 2018 Society

137 youths nominated for Vietnam Outstanding Young Faces Award 2018

Up to 137 youths, including 38 young women and nine individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds, have been nominated for the Vietnam Outstanding Young Faces Award 2018, with the oldest being 35 years old and the youngest reaching just seven years old, according to the organisers.
Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists Health

Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

When it comes to food policy, Vietnam faces a double health burden: The country has seen a rising number of children with obesity in urban areas, while the number of malnourished children remains high.