Forbes Vietnam has unveiled the list of the 50 most influential women in Vietnam in 2019 with 20 of whom entrepreneurs (Photo: forbesvietnam.com.vn) HCM City (VNA) – Business magazine Forbes Vietnam revealed on March 4 its list of the 50 most influential women in Vietnam in 2019, 20 of whom are entrepreneurs. The selected entrepreneurs include General Director of Nutifood Nutrition Food JSC Tran Thi Le, General Director of Saigon Trading Group (Satra) Le Minh Trang, and Chairwoman of HD Bank and General Director of Vietjet Air Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao. Among the female entrepreneurs, 40 percent were named on the list for the first time. Meanwhile, some of the listed names have continually been present in Forbes Vietnam’s lists of top business leaders like General Director of Vinamilk Mai Kieu Lien, Chairwoman of REE Nguyen Thi Mai Thanh, and Chairwoman of PNJ Cao Thi Ngoc Dung. “This has shown the firmness, tenacity, and great influence of these leading … [Read more...] about Forbes Vietnam’s list of 50 most influential women revealed
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The delegation in Hoa Binh (Source: Nhan dan) Hoa Binh (VNA) – Permanent National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong together with female ambassadors and chiefs of diplomatic representative missions and international organisations in Vietnam took on a working trip to the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on March 8. During a working session with the provincial authorities, Phong congratulated the provincial Party committee and authorities on their achievements in diverse areas, particularly in the preservation and upholding of culture of the Muong ethnic group. She said the Vietnamese legislature recently held the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, opening a series of diplomatic activities in Vietnam this year. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh congratulated the Permanent NA Vice Chairwoman Phong, female NA deputies and chiefs of diplomatic representative missions and international organisations on … [Read more...] about Female ambassadors pay working trip to Hoa Binh
In terms of the gender of new business owners across 54 countries, Vietnam had the highest ratio of women to men: 1.14 to 1, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Vietnam has one of the highest female labor-force participation rates (the proportion of women who are in paid work or looking for it) in the world, The Economist reported. In Vietnam, some 79% of women aged 15 to 64 are in the labor force, compared with 86% of men. That figure is higher than in all the members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) except Iceland, Sweden and Switzerland, and ten percentage points above China, Vietnam’s northern neighbor. The different sexes gravitate towards different types of work. Men tend to take jobs in corporations or organizations that confer status, whereas women tend to be more enterprising. In terms of the sex of new business owners across 54 countries, Vietnam had the highest ratio of women to men: 1.14 to 1, according to the Global … [Read more...] about Vietnam named among countries with highest female labor-force participation rates
Participants at the conference in Ha Tinh province (Photo: baotainguyenmoitruong.vn) Ha Tinh (VNA) – Scientists and business managers gathered at a conference held in the central province of Ha Tinh on August 1, sharing practical experience in promoting green growth and responding to climate change. At the event, organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in collaboration with the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment and the local Department of Natural Resources and Environment, participants recommended possible measures to carry out the national strategy on green growth and climate change response in each locality and each sector. Mechanisms and policies to engage local residents in green practices were on the table while the role of social organisations in supervising the implementation of green growth strategy was highlighted. According to Vice Director of the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment Phan Lam … [Read more...] about Conference in Ha Tinh province promotes green growth
Speaking at the opening of the Vietnam Communist Party Central Committee’s conference on May 16, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong raised the question "What will our country be in 2045?" The question of the top leader of Vietnam is one of many that need to be addressed at the upcoming XIII Congress, for which the Central Executive Committee is preparing. If the Party and the people's will unite, the problem can be solved no matter how difficult it is. In this regard, the will of the Party is taking shape. But what about the people? There are hundreds of ideas. VietNamNet would like to introduce an article by Dr. Dinh Duc Sinh about this matter. By 2045, the country's name will still be the Socialist Republic of Vietnam In 1945, the August Revolution gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After 35 years, in 1980, the name of the country was changed to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the expectation of advancing rapidly, strongly and firmly … [Read more...] about What will Vietnam be in 2045?