The Cham people are alive and well in unique Bau Truc pottery
06:00 | 21/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - As one of the oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia, the Bau Truc pottery village in Phuoc Dan Town of the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan’s Ninh Phuoc District is located about 10km from Phan Rang City, along National Highway 1A.
Mekong Delta boosting post-Covid-19 agricultural production
06:00 | 20/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Agriculture in the Mekong Delta has suffered three major disasters within a short period, including extreme climatic effects such as drought and saltwater intrusion, animal husbandry disease and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In a bid to boost economic recovery, the 12 regional provinces are seeking to stabilize growth and increase agro-fishery exports.
Utilizing media to promote social change in Vietnam with Safety Delivered
16:09 | 18/06/2020 Society
Safety Delivered, a program implemented by AIP Foundation and supported by The UPS Foundation since 2017, will launch a series of innovative multimedia campaigns, including billboard installations, photo contests, and public service announcements, across primary schools and hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Thai Nguyen, Vietnam to raise awareness of the importance of helmet use.
Report recommends for Vietnam to become a high-income economy
06:00 | 13/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Although great achievements have been made in economic development, some of Vietnam’s main growth drivers are gradually weakening, according to a recently issued World Bank report entitled “Vibrant Vietnam: Forging the foundation of a high-income economy”.
More than 800 female workers in informal sector get financial support
16:53 | 12/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - More than 800 female house cleaners, who are working and partnering at JupViec.vn, a technology company connecting household service workers and customers via mobile phone app in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, have received cash support with a total value of around 70,000 USD to overcome the consequences emerging from the Covid-19.
Hanoi boosts farm produce branding
17:16 | 11/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Hanoi has made farm produce branding part of its development strategy, acknowledging that branding and brand development play a crucial role in adding value to and improving the competitiveness of agricultural commodities in both domestic and foreign markets.
Most South-East Asian growth is expected to spring back in 2021
14:51 | 11/06/2020 Society
Most South-East Asian economies are expected to fall into recession in the first half of 2020 due to the severe impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new report commissioned by ICAEW. However, growth is expected to spring back to an average 8 percent in 2021, supported by fiscal stimulus packages and monetary easing.