Smoking rate among men falls in 2020 Society

Smoking rate among men falls in 2020

The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programmes, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Ca Mau workshop reviews communications on risks from UXO Society

Ca Mau workshop reviews communications on risks from UXO

The Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) together with the People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau held a workshop on December 24 to review communications on the risks of accidents caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Ethnic minority congress: equality, solidarity for development Society

Ethnic minority congress: equality, solidarity for development

The second national ethnic minority congress looked back at a decade implementing a letter of resolve adopted by the first congress, which showed ethnic minority people’s trust in the leadership of the Party and State has unceasingly been consolidated; social harmony has been enhanced and the national unity bloc has grown solid.
Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training Society

Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training

Few employers are engaged in the links among the Government, job trainers, employers and trainees’ families due to the lack of a binding mechanism, vice director of Hanoi’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Nhan said.
Returning overseas students apply for study at local schools Society

Returning overseas students apply for study at local schools

Nguyen Canh Han, one of the thousands of students who have returned to Vietnam because of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans to apply for admission to International University, one of the members of Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM).