An Giang most populous in Mekong Delta: census Society

An Giang most populous in Mekong Delta: census

Housing over 1.9 million people, An Giang is the most populous province in the Mekong Delta region, said a local official at an October 29 conference reviewing the local population and housing census in 2019.
HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official Society

HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official

As of April 1, Ho Chi Minh City’s population was nearly 9 million, being the most populous locality of Vietnam, announced vice head of the municipal Statistics Office Vo Thanh Sang on October 11.
Alarms on low fertility in urban areas Health

Alarms on low fertility in urban areas

Facts have shown that in disadvantaged areas, the fertility is high, in contrast, in urban areas, the birth rate is low, even far below the replacement level in some places.
Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development Society

Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development

Vietnam’s family planning has contributed greatly to the country’s hunger elimination and poverty reduction, fostering its socio-economic development, improving living conditions of local people and helping to fulfill the millennium and sustainable development goals, said a local official.
Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018 Society

Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30.
Society

Vietnam population growth presents challenges

Nguyen Van Tan, vice chief of the Ministry of Health's General Office for Population and Family Planning, spoke with Thoi bao Kinh te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times) about solutions to problems created by demographic changes.
Society

Vietnam to focus on improving population quality

Improving population quality and maintaining a reasonable birth rate to meet human resources demand for national development were the main topics of discussion at a seminar in northern Hung Yen province on August 13.
Society

Dragon Year may set off baby boom

Dragon Years are a busy time for babies. Every parent hopes to have a child, especially a son, born in the year of the dominant animal in the oriental pantheon.
Society

Nation launches population planning month

Vietnam ’s progress in reducing the birth rate over the last 20 years helped prevent the addition of another 18.5 million people to the population, said Head of the General Office for Population and Planning Duong Quoc Trong.
Society

Parents say one child is enough

For older generations, the traditional nuclear family is all about married couples with at least two children living under the same roof.
Business

Footwear industry urged to focus on local market

Major opportunities will be presented to local footwear producers to further develop as local demand is forecast to increase by roughly 8 percent yearly to 355 million pairs by 2020, according to the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).