Society

Training urged to meet market demands

Labour market-oriented training was a common trend in developed countries across the region and throughout the world that Vietnam needs to follow, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said at the Regional Technical and Vocational Education and Training Conference in Hanoi on October 10.
Vietnam pledges to join UNESCO efforts Politics

Vietnam pledges to join UNESCO efforts

Vietnam always supports innovative policies of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and share its difficulties resulted from the global economic recession and US reduction of financial aid for the organisation.
Hanoi issues quake plan Society

Hanoi issues quake plan

The Hanoi People's Committee has issued a plan to protect the public with timely earthquake warnings and safety measures.
Society

Freeze hits kids, kills livestock

Prolonged icy weather has seen large numbers of people hospitalised and killed hundreds of buffalo and cows through exposure in northern mountain provinces while additional cold spells have been forecast for the area this month.
Society

Hanoi gets tough on banned vehicles

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged the ministries of Transport and Public Security to increase inspections and the punishment of those who continue to use banned vehicles.
Society

Nation provides for social security

The nation's social security system will provide conditional and non-conditional social aid, credit assistance, education and job training for millions of people despite the global economic crisis.
Society

Working abroad hot topic for youth on line

The subject “Labour contracts abroad” hit upon the concerns of young people during an on-line discussion co-sponsored by the HCM Communist Youth Union Central Committee Secretariat and the daily newspaper Thanh Nien (Young People) on March 9.
World

Australia helps Philippines alleviate poverty

The Australian government is donating about 1.8 million AUD (1.4 million USD) worth of technical assistance for programmes on poverty alleviation in the Philippines, according to Australian broadcast ABC on June 22.
Health

Vietnam, France enhance ties to combat AIDS

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has recently paid a visit to France to learn from their policies and experiences on how to effectively prevent the spreads of HIV/AIDS.