The US announces small-scale support program
09:12 | 24/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Phase 1 of the Small-scale Support Program for the fiscal year 2014 would provide a maximum US$20,000 for Vietnamese non-governmental organizations in order for them to develop projects in areas of education, culture, sport and society.
Vinacomin Mine Rescue Center applies effective solutions
15:26 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - With the goal of becoming a reliable safety mainstay for miners, the Vietnam National Coal - Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) Mine Rescue Center has constantly strived to overcome difficulties, develop internal resources, promote the comprehensive aspects of work, implement good inspection and incident prevention, and effectively ensure mine safety.
Economic growth attached with strong restructuring
14:07 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Last year, Ha Giang Province suffered many natural disasters which affected business activities and people’s lives. Despite local party committees and authorities at different levels resolved urgent issues and adopted many policies to boost economic development and ensure social security, including tying economic growth with economic and investment restructuring, particularly in agricultural and forestry production. Vietnam Economic News’ Huong Thu talked with Ha Giang’s member of the central party and provincial party committee secretary Trieu Tai Vinh about the issue.
Agricultural development ensures sustainable economy
10:22 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam’s agricultural sector plays a critical role in the economy. In the context of the global economic crisis, natural disasters and climate change, food security has become more necessary. Therefore, agricultural development strategies adopted by the government has contributed to ensuring the sustainability of Vietnam’s economy. However, contribution and development of the agricultural sector have not been commensurate with potential.
Sectoral prospects for 2014
10:43 | 19/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Internationally renowned accounting and financial consulting firm, Deloitte, provides its predictions for the Vietnamese economy in 2014, with strong growth in 2014 expected in consumer goods, aviation, healthcare, science and technology, petroleum, telecommunications and tourism.
Singers call on kids to wear helmets
11:09 | 17/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP) together with the Ministry of Education and Training, National Traffic Safety Committee, Overland and Railway Police Department, Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee and Hanoi Department of Education and Training launched a Kids Love Helmets Day on February 15 at the Le Loi Primary School in Ha Dong District, Hanoi.