Monetary market, bad debts, health prove hot Politics

Monetary market, bad debts, health prove hot

State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Governor Nguyen Van Binh has taken the floor to discuss the monetary market, capital for production and business activities, and the settlement of bad debts.

National action month on population launched

Hanoi’s People’s Committee and the General Department of Population and Family Planning held a joint ceremony on December 6 to launch the 2010 National Action Month on Population.

Putting an end to gender selection

By promoting a radical shift in women's roles within the family unit that allows daughters to perform ‘masculine' duties, Vietnam may be able to reverse the country's imbalanced gender ratio.

Workshop focuses on gender imbalance at birth

Representatives from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and local population officers have gathered in the northern province of Hoa Binh to share their visions on addressing gender imbalance at birth in Vietnam .

Seminar promotes new gender equality strategy

A seminar seeking ideas to create a draft national strategy on gender equality for the period of 2011-2020 was held by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in Ho Chi Minh City on July 15.

HCM City alarmed at gender imbalance at birth

Ho Chi Minh City saw an alarming gender imbalance as among newborns in the first four months of this year with a birth rate of 115 boys for every 100 girls, compared to 110 for every 100 in late 2008, said a municipal senior official.