Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official Society

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.
More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis Health

More efforts taken to push back tuberculosis

Delegates at a conference in Hanoi on August 15 discussed measures to complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment facilities in 15 provinces that have yet to build special hospitals for this disease.
Tay Ninh drives back human trafficking Society

Tay Ninh drives back human trafficking

Sharing a 240km border with Cambodia, the southern province of Tay Ninh is considered a hotspot for transnational crime, including the trafficking of women and children.
Shadow economy measuring scheme to be proposed in Q1 Business

Shadow economy measuring scheme to be proposed in Q1

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has been tasked with compiling a project on measuring Vietnam’s non-observed economy (NOE), to be submitted to the Government in the first quarter of 2018, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.
Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate Business

Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate

Despite concerns from economic experts about the undetermined scale and scope of Vietnam’s undocumented market transactions, authorities are adamant that the illicit economy is under control and will soon be regulated heavily.