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.
Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas Society

Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas

Hanoi has consistently implemented the policy of allocating large amount of resources to the development of mountainous and ethnic minority areas in the city towards narrowing the gap between those areas and other localities, it was reported at a conference on October 3.
HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter Society

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Vietnamese top legislator meets Lao Prime Minister Politics

Vietnamese top legislator meets Lao Prime Minister

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed Vietnam’s full support for Laos’ reform process during a meeting with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane, Laos on September 26.
Forum promotes Vietnam-Japan agriculture cooperation Business

Forum promotes Vietnam-Japan agriculture cooperation

A forum to create connection and promote cooperation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises operating in agriculture was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on September 19.
Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA Business

Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers many opportunities to Vietnamese workers and just as many challenges. The country’s labour force must find ways to improve its quality in order to produce products that adhere to stricter standards in European markets, said policymakers and labour experts at a conference in Hanoi on September 17.
Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM Politics

Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 9 highlighted the deepening diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the Middle East and African countries, as well as progress made in their collaboration in other spheres like trade, telecommunications, labour, education and health care.