Singapore plans to raise retirement age World

Singapore plans to raise retirement age

Singapore will gradually raise retirement age by three years to 65, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 18 in his speech on the country’s National Day.
Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi Society

Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi

A meeting took place in Hanoi on July 11 to mark World Population Day (July 11) under the theme of Vietnam’s 25 years implementing the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development’ Programme of Action.
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NA deputies scrutinise Labour Law

During the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA), deputies on May 29 discussed the draft amended Labour Law which has been attracting public concern in recent times.
Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.
Vietnam makes progress in human development: UNDP official Society

Vietnam makes progress in human development: UNDP official

Vietnam can be proud to have helped 6 million people escape poverty from 2012 to 2016 under national multidimensional poverty standards, according to Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen.
Cuban newspaper: Vietnam has fulfilled Uncle Ho’s dream World

Cuban newspaper: Vietnam has fulfilled Uncle Ho’s dream

The Granma daily, the newspaper of the Communist Party of Cuba, has run many articles praising the undaunted spirit of Vietnamese people during the past wars against French and US forces, as well as the present cause of national construction and defence.
Vietnam prepares to support aging population Society

Vietnam prepares to support aging population

Vietnam is among the countries with the fastest aging rate in the world, which has widespread and long-term impacts on the country, requiring comprehensive proactive policies for the elderly.