Vietnam is in the ‘golden population period’ with a high number of working-age people, expected to last from 2010 to 2040. However, the quality of the labor force is not ‘golden’, say experts.
The depression is forecast to bring heavy downpours to Hanoi and other parts of the north.
(VNF) - The daily lives of some 500 households have been disrupted and 600ha of protective forest lost due to landslides on the nearly 70km seashore of the Mekong Delta’s Kien giang Province in recent years, with climate change blamed for the landslides.
Traffic officials in Vietnam are discussing with Mobileye, an Israeli company specialising in advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving technologies to equip local vehicles with their collision avoidance systems to curb traffic accidents.
The Red Cross of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia signed a humanitarian cooperation agreement for the 2017-2022 period in Hanoi on September 22, aiming to reduce the vulnerability for people and develop the Red Cross and Red Crescent movements.
Telephone hotline No 111 has been regulated as the National Child Protection Hotline and it is expected to be put into service in December.
Ho Chi Minh City began the ASEAN village event, the first of its kind, in the evening of September 21 to mark the bloc’s 50 years of operation (1967-2017) and Vietnam’s 22 years of membership (1995-2017).
The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting kicked off in Hanoi on September 21st.
The Ministry of Transport has revised regulations on flight delays and cancellations, requesting airlines to provide better care for their passengers in these cases.
Foreign nationals who want to work in Vietnam will be able to acquire employment permits online, via the web portal http://dvc.vieclamvietnam.gov.vn, starting from October 2, 2017.
(VNF) – A photo-voice (telling stories via pictures) workshop was conducted for 30 households in Quang Binh and Ninh Thuan province and village recently by SNV.
VNF - “I never though that I could build a script to make a movie through which I could express my wishes in life”, said Ha Thi Phuong, 23 years old, Cuoi Ha commune, Kim Boi district, Hoa Binh province, the scriptwriter of short film The poor child.
VNF - Nearly 200 children and adolescents from three northern provinces of Hoa Binh, Bac Kan and Cao Bang attended the children's film festival "Spread the dreams" held in Hoa Binh from September 15-17.
(VNF) – Vocation training in Vietnam is one of the issues which have been under the spotlight recently. For the people of ethnic minority, the issue needs even more attention from the authorities and the community.
Surrounded by bamboo, Trần Thị Đo, 76, quietly splits each bamboo tube into thin wickers for weaving baskets.
Up to 21,000 people participated in a blood donation campaign jointly by the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Samsung Vietnam.
The national weather forecasting centre upgraded the Typhoon Doksuri barreling toward Vietnam from level 11 to 12 (of 18), with winds at its eye expected to reach 150km per hour.