New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister Society

New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister

Middle-income trap, climate change and international economic integration are posing great challenges to agriculture, farmers and rural areas in Vietnam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a conference held in Hanoi on October 5.
Technological progress produces mixed results in rural areas Sci-Tech

Technological progress produces mixed results in rural areas

Urban technological progress raises the competitive advantage of urban firms over rural firms in product market competition, and can lead to a brain drain in rural areas, Oudom Hean of Ohio State University in the US said at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
Rural workers flock to capital Society

Rural workers flock to capital

Hanoi is currently witnessing the massive annual influx of migrant manual workers. Seeking jobs that no city people are willing to do, they need to earn extra money to prepare for Tet.