- Vietnam Association for the Blind’s achievements praised
- Industry and Trade Ministry’s administrative reform achievements praised
- HCM City University of Economics’ achievements praised
- Vocational training for rural labourers to centre on businesses’ needs
- Foreign media highly praise APEC Summit 2017 in Vietnam
Vietnam contestants earned seven vocational certificates of excellence in the week-long 42nd Worldskills Competition, which commenced on July 2 in Leipzig, Germany.
The Vietnam students displayed proficiency in cooking, restaurant services, fashion, web design, IT solutions, plumbing, refrigeration and air conditioning, electrical installations, electronics and carpentry.
The largest ever event of its kind, this year’s contest saw more than 1,000 candidates from 65 countries and territories compete across 46 vocations.
The competition was first held in Spain in 1947. Since 1973, it has been held biennially and has been known as WorldSkills Competition since 1999.
Hang also reported that the capital’s socialist-oriented market economy continued to improve and develop, with the investment environment improving and new rural area development program achieving notable progress. By the end of this year, 73.8 percent of all communes are expected to meet new rural area standards.Scanning other progress made in implementing the 11th Politburo resolution (11-NQ/TW) on the city’s development, Hang said planning, construction, and management of land, natural resource and environmental protection had all improved. The capital has improved its appearance, expanded its cultural, health, education and training services, and strengthened science and technology sectors. Hang noted that…... [read more]
Addressing the closing ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the well-organized congress with 8 forums and a new, strong elected executive committee. He said he had high expectations for the Vietnamese young people. “The nation puts its faith in the younger generation, who should study and work to help Vietnam keep up with the times. You should be the vanguard with daring spirit in every field. I strongly believe many of you will be the future warriors of startups, the industrial revolution, global trade, and national defense.”Prime Minister Phuc asked youth unions at all levels to support their members…... [read more]
Vietnam took home a total of 16 medals, including five golds, six silvers, and five bronzes, as well as 11 certificates of excellency, ranking second in the medal tally behind host Indonesia.Addressing the awards ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan praised the outstanding achievements of the Vietnamese winners, saying this affirms the important role of Vietnam’s vocational training sector in Southeast Asia.The success in the 2012 competition will promote vocational training in Vietnam and honour outstanding workers at a time when Vietnam is facing a shortage of skilled labour, Nhan said.He emphasized that the Vietnamese awardees at the 9th…... [read more]
Minister of Information and Communications, Truong Minh Tuan has hailed the contributions of the Viettel Group to the sustainable development of Vietnam's economy.Speaking at a meeting with the group on July 7, Tuan stressed the vital role of information technology (IT) and telecommunication in the country's development while the Industry 4.0 is affecting every field of the society.IT and Telecommunications firms including Viettel which has made a milestone in the country's telecommunication development, are forecast to take the lead and help those in other sectors in the Industry 4.0 in Vietnam, the minister explained.According to the minister, Viettel's 2016 revenue…... [read more]
Present at the session to pass the report were representatives from all 192 UNHRC member states, international and non-governmental organisations. The Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, included representatives from concerned State agencies and non-governmental organisations in Vietnam.Deputy FM Minh thanked and acknowledged international and non-governmental organisations for their constructive opinions on Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in ensuring human rights in the country. Minh reaffirmed that exercising human rights in Vietnam is demonstrated by its primary goal of building a powerful country with rich people living in an equal, democratic and civilised society.Over the past few…... [read more]
More than one million rural people had access to vocational training in 2010-2012 A host of difficulties Project 1956 is a major government project. In 2010-2012, more than one million rural people had access to vocational training, 44.2 percent of whom were trained in agricultural production and the remaining 55.2 percent were trained in non-agricultural occupations. Project 1956 proved its efficiency with 79 percent of those receiving training having found new jobs or continuing existing jobs with higher incomes. However, the vocational training part of Project 1956 had a number of problems, said Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social…... [read more]
The event, which coincided with the 41st anniversary of VTV, was also attended by the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yasuaki Tanizaki, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son and Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao, along with many other representatives from ministries and departments.PM Dung praised VTV’s construction and development over the past 41 years and urged the broadcaster to continue to develop into a strong and reputable communication group, both locally and globally. To achieve this goal, VTV have devised a development strategy toward 2015 with a vision to 2020. The plan strives to maintain…... [read more]
Vietnam praises Cambodia’s human rights achievements Vietnam’s human rights achievements Ambassador Dung, who is Head of the Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva, made the statement at the UN Human Rights Council’s 12th session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review on October 5.Dung said that thanks to enforcing laws and carrying out development policies based on human rights, Thailand has gained great achievements in socio-economics, protection and development of fundamental human rights and freedom, especially in poverty reduction, educational and healthcare development, and gender equality.Vietnam welcomes Thailand’s…... [read more]
While receiving Vietnamese Ambassador to Uzbekistan Le Van Toan on November 30, President Karimov expressed his admiration for the Vietnamese people’s struggle for independence and liberation in the past and its achievements in national construction and development at present. He noted that Vietnam and Uzbekistan have always supported each other in national defence as well as in international forums and that bilateral cooperation in economics, culture, education, tourism, science and technology should be fostered. Ambassador Toan said that Vietnam will strive its utmost to develop the friendly and cooperative ties with Uzbekistan. The diplomat also conveyed President Nguyen Minh Triet’s…... [read more]
PM Dung made the statement at the Millennial Development Goals (MDGs) forum in Seoul on November on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, which was attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon; Spanish President of the Government Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero; South Africa's President Jacob Zuma; Speaker of the Republic of Korea’s (RoK) National Assembly, Park Hee-tae; and more than 100 members of the RoK National Assembly.Mr. Dung said Vietnam has achieved many of the MDGs and attributed its success to Vietnam’s integration of MDGs into its development strategies and policies at all levels and the assistance of the international community.At…... [read more]