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UNICEF project helps promote children’s rights in Vietnam

Society

UNICEF project helps promote children’s rights in Vietnam

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will help Vietnam build a legal environment with comprehensive policies which are able to protect children and ensure their rights through the “Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Children in Vietnam” project, launched in Hanoi on August 16.

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Society

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.

Australia supports Vietnamese firms with vocational logistics education

Business

Australia supports Vietnamese firms with vocational logistics education

The Vietnam Directorate of Vocational Education and the Vietnam -Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (Aus4Skills) signed a cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14 to implement a project promoting the engagement of businesses in vocational training within the fields of transportation and logistics.

Vinh Long seeks ways to increase labour export

Society

Vinh Long seeks ways to increase labour export

Vietnamese guest workers in foreign countries have contributed to reducing poverty in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long but the number of workers abroad still remains low, according to the provincial People’s Committee.