More motivation to fishermen
08:07 | 24/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Decreased number of small capacity fishing boats and increased number of large capacity fishing vessels engaged in offshore fishing is considered a signal from the reorganization of production and exploitation of high value marine products.
Domestic confectionery dominates the market
16:52 | 21/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - As Tet (Lunar New Year holidays) is nearing, supermarkets and agents have prepared a wide variety of confectionery, most of which was made in Vietnam. However, this also includes unlabelled products, which have worried consumers.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau trains 1,000 technical workers
08:50 | 21/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province’s Industry Promotion and Development Consultancy Center has recently collaborated with Ba Ria-Vung Tau Vocational Training College to offer 10 technical training courses for workers within the framework of the provincial vocational training program for the 2012-2015 period, including eight metal cutting training courses and two electronics training courses.
Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy: International research institute aims to improve services for community health
15:56 | 15/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Over the past decade, major investments in infrastructure in central Vietnam have provided better hospitals and health clinics. Training of the medical, nursing and public health workforce has also been enhanced through significant upgrades to facilities in the Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy. An important challenge is to develop better cooperation between health and education sectors. A new partnership between the university and five provincial health departments will focus on applying advanced research skills to improve the evidence needed for more effective and efficient health care in the community.
Co To: Vietnam’s sparkling isles
14:00 | 15/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - As the ship left port at Van Don to take us to Co To Islands, a virtual solid wall in Vietnam’s northeast region, in the distance we caught a glimpse of the area’s Uncle Ho monument, a prominent statue set against a shimmering blue sea and sky.
PV Oil exceeds expectations
14:05 | 14/01/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Last year the PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil) secured the sale of its 300 millionth tonne of crude oil; its first consignment was sold in 1987. The event marked an important milestone for Vietnam’s oil and gas sector. In 2013 the company successfully exported 14.8 million tonnes of crude oil and condensate bringing in revenues of nearly US$13 billion.