South central coast and Central Highlands urged to boost rural development
10:00 | 07/10/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - New rural area construction programs in Vietnam’s south central coastal region and Central Highlands have fundamentally changed the rural agricultural outlook and improved local people’s lives. However, these regions are still lagging behind other regions, with residents urged to capitalize on their advantages, take part in production chains and the One Commune One Product (OCOP) program to increase product value and incomes.
Nearly 1,000 students and Abbott volunteers participate in road safety festival
21:48 | 03/10/2019 Economy- Society
Nearly 1,000 children and teachers attended the “Children have fun with road safety” festival through the Helmets for Families program, organized by AIP Foundation and supported by the global healthcare company Abbott, in coordination with the Ho Chi Minh City Traffic Safety Committee and Department of Education and Training. More than 30 Abbott volunteers joined students of Le Loi Primary School, in Nha Be district, for the festival which coincided with annual Traffic Safety Month in Vietnam.
US$22.1 million to strengthen linkages for Vietnamese SMEs
10:30 | 27/09/2019 Economy- Society
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government Office and the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) co-launched a project on strengthening reforms and enhancing the linkage capability of Vietnam’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hanoi on September 24.
Specialty produce program improves farmers’ incomes
09:41 | 26/09/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - As of late June 2019, 10 of the 14 northern mountainous provinces and cities approved projects for implementing the “One Commune One Product” Program (OCOP) to standardize 577 products at a total estimated cost of VND816.8 billion by 2020.