Experts worry over e-money’s red-hot growth Business

Experts worry over e-money’s red-hot growth

Experts voiced real concern over safety and legal status of e-money since Bitcoin, a form of cryptography-based e-money, is believed to potentially cause risks for users due to its highly volatile value.
Life skills a vital part of education Society

Life skills a vital part of education

Life skills should be offered as a subject in Vietnam's education curriculum to encourage a more well-rounded development of students, as heard at a recent education conference.
Society

Policies for talented scientists need to be reviewed

Vietnam has abundant human resources in agriculture, but has not utilised them properly, Nguyen Van Bo, director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences, told Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.
Business

Low credit growth target for 2014

Despite significant improvement, credit is unlikely to reach the 12 percent growth target this year. Economists are worried that the slow growth in 2013 would continue in 2014. For this reason, economic experts have offered proposals, regarding monetary policy for 2014. Report by Vietnam Economic News.
Society

More schools in HCM City to offer finance classes

Another 82 high schools in Ho Chi Minh City will offer financial education classes as part of a soft-skills training programme for the upcoming academic year, according to the city’s Department of Education and Training.