RMIT Vietnam awards 91 scholarships
14:20 | 24/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - RMIT University Vietnam has recently awarded 91 scholarships with a total value of VND20 billion to young people from across Vietnam for study at its Saigon South and Hanoi sites.
Vietnam assists Laos to develop human resources
11:21 | 24/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - On November 5, 2014, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung formally adopted Instruction 33/CT-TTg on improving the quality of human resources training for the People's Democratic Republic of Laos. This is a new initiative in education and training cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.
Phung Xa reaches new rural area standards
10:32 | 23/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - From an agriculture-based commune with minimal economic development, after the three year implementation of new rural area construction, Phung Xa Commune in Thach That District, Hanoi has truly seen positive signals and fundamentally fulfilled 19 new rural area criteria. This positive result was due to the unanimity and consent of the local authority and people.
An arrow hitting two targets
08:38 | 23/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Raising worker awareness, efficiently training human resources, combining theory with practice and providing good practical experience and skills for their careers were key considerations at a UNDP and Foreign Trade University join project.
Improving rice value chain
14:31 | 22/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Rice production has continuously increased since the late 1980s. However, reliance on the crop may prove an issue due to high production costs and low quality. Therefore, policy makers are adopting some new ways to overcome limitations.
Occupational safety towards sustainable development
17:26 | 21/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Bureau for Safe Work, about 35-36.7 percent of the total number of enterprises in the country implemented regulations on occupational health and safety. Therefore, paying more attention to occupational health and safety to ensure sustainable development is underlined.
Food Safety Forum underlines added value, quality
16:14 | 21/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in collaboration with the International Support Group (ISG) held the Food Safety Forum 2014 themed Measures to Increase Added Value and Quality of Vietnamese Agricultural Products on November 12 in Hanoi, discussing many issues related to policies and mechanisms for food safety and quality control and agricultural product market expansion.
Addressing deficiencies in environmental protection
15:53 | 21/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Environmental pollution in Vietnam such as haze, waste and emissions existed in Japan but the country implemented an adequate legal framework for environmental management. Japan’s experiences could help Vietnam address the current deficiencies in environmental protection.
Difficulties with labor export to RoK
11:56 | 20/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is extremely concerned that the Republic of Korea (RoK) may end labor exports as Vietnamese workers continue to abscond at the end of their contracts.
GIZ accompanies Vietnam’s efforts in green growth
10:12 | 20/11/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ My Phung, Jochem Lange, Country Director of GIZ, shared more detailed information about the role of GIZ as well as the organization’s contribution to Vietnam’s sustainable growth strategy.