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Female entrepreneurs trained on management skills

Society

Female entrepreneurs trained on management skills

A one-year management training course for some 200 female entrepreneurs has just been completed under a project run by Tinh Thuong One Member Limited Liability Microfinance Institution (TYM) and the New York-based Citi Foundation.

Soc Trang province to work to reinforce Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Politics

Soc Trang province to work to reinforce Vietnam-Cambodia ties

Officers of the Military High Command of southern Soc Trang province had a working session with visiting representatives of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces on July 17, stressing that the locality always respects the two countries’ bilateral traditional friendship and all-round cooperation.

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.

Dong Thap chooses six craft villages for preservation

Travel

Dong Thap chooses six craft villages for preservation

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has chosen six craft villages for preservation to develop tourism. The villages include those of sedge mat weaving in Dinh An of Lap Vo district, the rice flour making in Sa Dec city and the boat building in Lai Vung district.

VAT increase not promote economic growth: report

Business

VAT increase not promote economic growth: report

Increasing value-added tax (VAT) does not help boost economic growth, but it can increase the poverty rate, said a report announced by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) under the University of Economics and Business - Vietnam National University in Hanoi on June 28.