Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far Society

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Poverty eradication key to sustainable development: PM Society

Poverty eradication key to sustainable development: PM

The Party and State always consider poverty eradication a key and urgent task of sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the annual charity programme “the entire nation joining hands for the poor” held in Hanoi on October 17.
Border guards assist Quang Tri flood victims Society

Border guards assist Quang Tri flood victims

Heavy downpours and floods over recent days have caused serious losses in the central province of Quang Tri. Border guards have been helping evacuate victims and conducted rescue missions, which left a deep impression on local people.
Vietnam’s COVID-19 control fuels economic growth: expert   Business

Vietnam’s COVID-19 control fuels economic growth: expert

Vietnam’s containing of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed quick reopening of local businesses, and the country is now expected to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2020, said Ruchir Sharma, the chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Thailand, Indonesia see new COVID-19 developments World

Thailand, Indonesia see new COVID-19 developments

Thailand has deployed three mobile testing vehicles to Mae Sot district (Tak province) on the border with Myanmar on October 12 to conduct testing for COVID-19 on both Thai and Myanmar nationals considered at risk.
Cambodia allows public universities to reopen World

Cambodia allows public universities to reopen

The Cambodian Ministry of Education on October 12 announced that it has given a green light to public universities across the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.
Severe floods hit central localities Environment

Severe floods hit central localities

Rising flood level in Ben Hai, Hieu, Thach Han and O Lau rivers in the central province of Quang Tri killed one locals and affected 39,700 households as of October 11 morning, reported the provincial Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
University admission scores increase sharply Society

University admission scores increase sharply

University admission scores this year increased compared to 2019, with information technology, computer science, international economics and marketing attracting a large number of candidates.
Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training Society

Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training

Few employers are engaged in the links among the Government, job trainers, employers and trainees’ families due to the lack of a binding mechanism, vice director of Hanoi’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Nhan said.