Doãn Mậu Diệp. — Photo tienphong.vn Doãn Mậu Diệp, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks to the Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about how Việt Nam will revise the retirement age for workers or State employees How do you respond to a proposal that Việt Nam would raise the retirement age for its workers while many people in the working age still can’t find jobs? It is a real fact that in any labour market, job positions are always bigger than the actual number of working people. Yet, in all countries, many people are still unemployed. Japan is a good example. According to a national survey, there is only one candidate for four working positions while the unemployment rate in Japan currently stands at 2.4 per cent. In the real labour market, the mismatch between supply and demand happens in all countries, and Việt Nam is no exception. For example, in the Republic of Korea, the … [Read more...] about Why we have to increase the retirement age?
The decision was presented to the provincial People’s Committee on April 7 by Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, who is also head of the Steering Committee for the National Target Programs. According to Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Quach Tung Duong, thanks to the engagement of the local political system, all seven communes in the city, namely Dan Chu, Thong Nhat, Su Ngoi, Hoa Binh, Yen Mong, Thai Thinh and Minh Trung, were recognized as new style rural areas after eight years implementing the national target program on new-style rural area building. Roads are concretised in all communes in Hoa Binh city During the period, the city worked to mobilize nearly VND 95 billion (USD 4.1 million) from local people for the construction of transport system, irrigational system, electricity infrastructure, culture houses and sport zones. It paid due attention to preserving traditional cultural values, and promoting the establishment of cooperative … [Read more...] about Hoa Binh city completes new-style rural building program
World Health Day in 2019 falls midway between the Global Conference on Primary Health Care held in Astana, Kazakhstan in October 2018 and the High-level Meeting on universal health coverage to be held at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019. The Day will serve as an opportunity to communicate about the importance of equity in health-care services, not only for the health of individuals, but also for the health of economies and society at large. Over the past decade, Vietnam has made significant progress toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC) for its population and increased political and monetary commitments to advance UHC. Achieving UHC is one of the key targets for the Government of Vietnam and of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and creating strong Primary Health Care is a foundational component for both. At the event. Source: baothainguyen.org.vn “Vietnam will require continued strong government … [Read more...] about World Health Day 2019 celebrated
The facility is the outcome of a cooperation pact signed in Austria last year between the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Its operation will focus on promoting the use of nuclear techniques for holistic water and environment assessment, monitoring and management in Vietnam, as well as broader integrated watershed and coastal area management in Southeast Asia. Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac (R) and IAEA Deputy Directors General Najat Mokhtar cut the symbolic ribbon at the inauguration ceremony. Photo: nangluongvietnam.vn Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac hailed the IAEA’s effective assistance for Vietnam in the past years, saying it has facilitated atomic-energy research, development and human resources training in Vietnam. He stated the support helps Vietnam realize its socio-economic development targets, including the … [Read more...] about IAEA-VINATOM Collaborating Center inaugurated in Hanoi
At the event, 100 bicycles, five life insurance policies and other gifts, worth VND 285 million in total, donated by AIA Vietnam, were presented to 105 local needy students. This is the second time that AIA Vietnam has held this meaningful “The Journey of Life” program in Da Nang. Life insurance policies presented to needy students So far 240 bicycles and five free insurance policies have been offered to needy children in the city. “The Journey of Life” is a program featuring a series of events that AIA Vietnam holds in collaboration with local authorities and the National Fund for Vietnamese Children. The program started in 2014 and has been implemented nationwide ever since, donating nearly 9,000 bicycles, more than 300 life insurance policies, over 7,000 scholarships, more than 5,000 lifebuoy-school bags and various other meaningful gifts to needy children. Translated by Chung Anh … [Read more...] about More support for needy children in Da Nang