Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training Society

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects Business

Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects

With more positive developments in the world economy and the rapid recovery of China, the Vietnamese economy has foundations to hope for a strong economic recovery in the future, according to Duong Manh Hung, Director of the General Statistic Office (GSO)’s National Accounts Department.
Efforts needed to remove wildlife black markets Environment

Efforts needed to remove wildlife black markets

To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, conservationists proposed abolishing “black markets” for wildlife trade and blaming authorities of localities where violations happen.
Hanoi attracts 8.45 billion USD in FDI Business

Hanoi attracts 8.45 billion USD in FDI

A total of 8.45 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) has been poured into Hanoi capital city so far this year, according to the municipal Statistic Office.
Top 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam announced Business

Top 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam announced

The list of top 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam (VNR500) has been unveiled, showing that Vietnam’s private sector continued to post strong growth with the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) among private firms rising significantly, reaching 21.8 percent in the 2014-2017 period.
Banks to work harder on cyber crime Sci-Tech

Banks to work harder on cyber crime

Cyber security is a hot issue globally and in Vietnam, concerns on the subject have been expressed by the Government and departments, especially in the field of banking – finance, said Le Manh Hung, director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Information Technology Department.
Consumer Price Index slightly rises in August Business

Consumer Price Index slightly rises in August

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in August inched up 0.45 percent month-on-month, and 3.89 percent from the same time last year, pushing up the eight-month figure to 3.52 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Screening needed to reduce birth defects Health

Screening needed to reduce birth defects

Every 13 minutes a child is born with congenital anomalies in Vietnam, putting a burden on their families and the health sector as well as affecting the quality of the population.
Positive economic index in July Business

Positive economic index in July

Vietnam’s socio-economic performance in July continued to see positive developments with equal growth in all the three sectors, namely macro economy, industrial production and services.