“I always push myself to run better and better and to do everything that others do. I haven’t had any success at the SEA Games yet but if I keep working hard I’m sure I can change the colour of the medal next year.” … [Read more...] about Quach siblings eyeing SEA Games gold
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“She has to fight hard to prove her talent on the track, but has always been our key athlete. She’s our weapon in attacking not only the Olympics but also other international competitions.” … [Read more...] about Quách siblings eyeing SEA Games gold
In addition, the report said that violence against women cost Vietnam an estimated 1.8 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2018. “The 2019 study, however, shows some positive lights as well, which we need to tap into for our policy and programme agenda,” said UNFPA Representative Naomi Kitahara. “For instance, except sexual violence, all forms of violence were lower in 2019 than in 2010. And this is more pronounced amongst young generations. Also, the 2019 report witnessed change in gender norms amongst young people to the progressive direction. These mean that we must make right investment on young people to accelerate change in eliminating violence against women,” she added. More conscious to take actions At the event, the Vietnamese and Australian Governments and UNFPA all called for urgent action to put an end to violence against women. Nguyen Thi Ha, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and Vice Chairman of the … [Read more...] about Vietnam advised to invest in youths to eliminate violence against women
Therefore, in the short term, consumption demand stimulus will be effective with interventions in the price of goods and services. A subsidy policy will be able to do so directly or indirectly, but its focus of attention should be placed on food and foodstuff, since the need for safe, quality food is considerable among the three income groups mentioned above. Another thing to do is to boost the accessibility of commodity groups related to housing and home appliances. For example, help may come in the form of value added tax adjustments, or direct support for businesses. In case it is necessary to offset the VAT revenue deficit, the personal income tax rate bracket can be modified, reducing the number of taxable groups and putting up the tax rate for high-income earners. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
The Vietnamese Government is prioritising the nation’s digital transformation to ensure inclusive development in the era of Industry 4.0. On June 3, the Prime Minister approved the National Digital Transformation Programme until 2025, with a vision toward 2030, with the aim of concurrently developing a digital Government, economy and society while also creating technology businesses capable of extending their reach to the world. In the process of digital transformation, large private enterprises are taking a leading role and leaving home-based micro-businesses behind. … [Read more...] about Digital literacy training available to 65,000 microfinance clients in Vietnam