Party, State always care for the elderly: official Society

Party, State always care for the elderly: official

Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Commission for Information and Education Nguyen Trong Nghia on April 7 affirmed that the Party and State have always paid attention to the elderly and and issued many policies caring for them.
Quality of life improving in Vietnam Society

Quality of life improving in Vietnam

Vietnam’s population quality has significantly improved during the past 10 years with improved education level and healthcare, especially maternal and child health, experts agreed at a conference held in Hanoi on December 26.
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.
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 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.
Focus of population policy needs to shift Society

Focus of population policy needs to shift

Population quality increased remarkably as the infant mortality rate for children aged under 5 years old and the fatality rate for mothers reduced, while average life expectancy rate started to rise.