Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF Health

Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF

One in every three Vietnamese children under the age of five is either malnourished or overweight as a result of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, heard a ceremony in Hanoi on October 16 to release the UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2019 report.
Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019 Society

Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019

The Fund for the Poor of Hanoi received over 7.2 billion VND (309,600 USD) from organisations and individuals at a ceremony held in the capital city Hanoi on October 15 to launch the Month for the Poor.
Vietnam attends int’l meeting on preschool education in Mexico Society

Vietnam attends int’l meeting on preschool education in Mexico

Nguyen Thanh Long, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, introduced Vietnam’s achievements in preschool education, at the 19th International Meeting on Early and Preschool Education in Mexico’s Monterrey city from October 9-13.
Nearly 200 outstanding Hanoi enterprises honoured Business

Nearly 200 outstanding Hanoi enterprises honoured

Close to 200 businesses representing over 270,000 enterprises in Hanoi were honoured at a programme held at the Opera House on October 11 night for their outstanding performance as well as their important contributions to the development of the capital city and the nation.
Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects Business

Seminar talks Laos’ economic prospects

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos held a seminar in Vientiane on October 11 to discuss Laos’ economic prospects and impacts on Vietnamese enterprises in the country.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Collective economy achieves good results Business

Collective economy achieves good results

While positive results have been achieved getting people to work together as part of a cooperative, there’s still limitation in its development, said Vo Thanh Thong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment.
Ca Mau reviews 10 years of building new-style rural areas Society

Ca Mau reviews 10 years of building new-style rural areas

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has managed to convert 30 out of 82 communes into new-style rural areas, an increase of 36.6 percent compared to 2010, heard a conference on October 8 to review 10 years of implementing the new-style rural area building programme in the locality.