HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey released in July ranked Vietnam 10th best in the list if countries for expats to work and live. It polled 18,059 overseas workers from 163 countries and territories through an online questionnaire between March and April this year. … [Read more...] about Vietnam beats most neighbors in best place ranking for business expats
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Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has planned to increase budget spending and public debt to support enterprises, avoiding interruption and losses of production capacity in key sectors. Võ Hữu Hiển, deputy general director of the Ministry of Finance's Department of Debt Management and External Finance, talks with Vietnam News Agency about this issue and how it affects the country’s ability to repay foreign debts and national financial security, as well as if it will reach the threshold allowed by the National Assembly at 65 per cent. … [Read more...] about Public debt need to be mobilised from domestic financial reserve funds, says expert
This year’s celebration has the theme “The Vietnam we want in 2030: The Youth act for a clean environment”. In his opening speech, Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union emphasised that all members of the Youth Union at all levels as well as all other young people need to raise awareness among their communities on climate change, environmental protection, and the negative impact of plastic bags and waste through modern communication channels and on social media. It is necessary to strengthen the capacity, knowledge and skills of the Youth Union, and other youth organisations on environment protection on how to cope with climate change, to pilot and popularise models of environmental protection and adaptability to climate change, and to promote innovative green startups and green business ideas, he stressed. Michael Croft, UNESCO Representative in Vietnam and Co-chair of the UN Youth Working Group said that today’s young people … [Read more...] about 2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment
Former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu visited Division 304 on February 27, 2000. (A photo from archives) On May 1, 1950, Mr. Le Kha Phieu joined the army and he was posted to Regiment 66, Division 304 or Vinh Quang Unit (one of the precedents of current Army Corps 2). From 1954 to 1958, he was appointed as company commander and then the Chief of the Political Office of Regiment 9, Division 304. … [Read more...] about Army Corps 2 committed to following the late Party Chief’s example
A recent conference on world food security pointed out the demand for more women in the STEM sector. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics. Female access to the same physical and economic resources as men, they claimed, could raise farm output by as much as 10 to 20 percent - undeniably important with the Mekong’s uncertain future food output. … [Read more...] about Women and flowers: Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day!