Canada welcomes Viet Nam workers, students (01-07-2008) Viet Nam News interviewed Canadian Ambassador Gabriel-M Lessard on Canada Day July 1. Canadian Ambassador to Viet Nam Gabriel-M Lessard. — VNS File Photo What's your opinion of the progress made in business co-operation between the two countries over the past year? Canada and Viet Nam have made remarkable progress in business cooperation this past year, and we intend to keep strengthening our commercial relations. Exports of Canadian goods climbed 37 per cent in 2007, and Canadian investment in Viet Nam increased by 42 per cent during the same period. We also cooperated in several international initiatives, and Canada continues to be a major development partner for Viet Nam. In recent years, Canadians have become better aware of the business opportunities available and have more confidence operating in the Vietnamese market. We have established four priority sectors including agriculture and agri-food, education, … [Read more...] about Canada welcomes Viet Nam workers, students
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One killed, eight injured in taxi-train crash The victims are a family from northern Bac Ninh Province who were on their way to visit relatives in Ha Noi. They were taken to Viet Duc Hospital in serious conditions. The taxi driver escaped from the car just before the crash, fleeing the scene and later reporting the crash to police. The railroad crossing is reported to have proper automatic warning signals in place, but no barrier. The case is under investigation. Bus ticket prices to increase 40% Bus ticket prices will increase by as much as 40 per cent from January 1, 2014, according to the Ha Noi Department of Transport. For those traveling under 25km, price will jump from VND5,000 to VND7,000 (US$0.3). Between 25-30km, prices will rise from VND6,000 to VND7,000, while for journeys over 30km, each ticket will cost VND8,000 ($0.35). Nguyen Hoang Linh, deputy head of the Department, said the price increase was intended to improve services and ease the pressure on the city to … [Read more...] about Social Highlights for November 14
Being a nation with a population of more than 82 million people, of which adolescents account for more than a half, Vietnam has great potential to a necessary human resource for its development. The State and society are paying much attention to education in general and vocational training in particular with an aim to bring opportunities for young people and meet the increasing demands of the labour markets, in both quantity and quality. This has been clearly shown at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Industry. The development of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Industry in the common context of the education and training sector has reflected the advancements of Vietnam's education which has shifted from the philosophy of teaching what the schools have to teaching what the students and markets need. The areas which are now considered "the hottest" include information technology, electricity/electronics, automation, foodstuff-chemical technology, petrochemistry, biological … [Read more...] about Human Resources for Integration
I. ECONOMY 1. Manufacturing: 1.1. Industrial manufacture: - Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 6,405.5 billion (fixed price in 1994), up 1.4% against last month. The first four months reach VND 24,982.5 bil, achieving 27,2% of the plan and up 6,9% compared with the same period last year. a/ Central state industrial sector: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 674.9 billion, equal to 96.2% last month; the first four months reach 2,446.5 bil, achieving 25.4% of the plan, equal to 95.2% the same period last year. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview in April 2009 and the first four months of 2009; Some key tasks in May 2009.
Many arguments and approaches relevant to agriculture and rural development have been applied in Vietnam, and they had strong impacts to policy making on these issues. While encouraging the process of industrialization and modernization, Vietnam also applied the strategies of this process to the way the country solves its agriculture and rural development problems. Many arguments and approaches relevant to agriculture and rural development have been applied in Vietnam, and they had strong impacts to policy making on these issues. While encouraging the process of industrialization and modernization, Vietnam also applied the strategies of this process to the way the country solves its agriculture and rural development problems. For theoretic exchange purpose, this paper focuses on: - Discussing arguments on agriculture and rural development ; - Describing the actual situations of agriculture and rural development and farmers in Vietnam; and - Suggesting some orientations and … [Read more...] about On policies of agriculture and rural development in the industrialization process