Thailand works to address air pollution World

Thailand works to address air pollution

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Minister of the Interior Anupong Paojinda have issued statements assuring members of the public that the administration is doing its best to address the issue of air pollution.
Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050 Society

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050

Vietnam will become a “super-aging” country by 2050, however, the country is not prepared to adapt to the rapid pace of aging and provide good care for the growing elderly population, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.
Vinh Phuc province promotes foreign aid Society

Vinh Phuc province promotes foreign aid

The northern province of Vinh Phuc will create optimal conditions for foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs), businesses and individuals to support its disadvantaged localities and needy people.
Seminar discusses role of family medicine Health

Seminar discusses role of family medicine

A seminar discussing the role of family medicine in improving the quality of medical treatment was held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 29, with the participation over 300 domestic and foreign experts and doctors.
Population law must protect elderly: experts Society

Population law must protect elderly: experts

The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defence and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on November 29.
Experts stress social insurance for informal sector Society

Experts stress social insurance for informal sector

Vietnam can and should extend social protection to those in the informal economy through a mix of contributory and non-contributory schemes in order to achieve universal coverage, experts said at a conference on November 29.
Old workers won’t steal jobs: experts Society

Old workers won’t steal jobs: experts

Statistics from countries whose senior citizens continue working show no increase in unemployment rate of young workers, an official of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam said.