The Northern Key Economic Region comprises seven cities and provinces, namely Hanoi, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Hung Yen, Hai Duong, Bac Ninh and Vinh Phuc. It is the political, economic, cultural and defence-security centre of the country.national GDP and 35.52 percent of the combined GRDP of the four key economic regions. The seven localities contribute over 31 percent of the State budget and 32 percent of the national export revenue. They all hold potential for socio-economic development. Developing trade in the area is crucial to economic and commercial development in the entire northern region and the country as well. … [Read more...] about Northern Key Economic Region needs momentum to grow further: experts
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Third, reform of the educational system, with more emphasis placed on technical training and practical skills, especially in the era of the digital economy, is also important. Development of educational system that could equip workers with appropriate skill sets for the new era is crucial. Availability of a skilled labour pool is imperative for both domestic businesses, which would eventually rely on self-innovation and technology adoption for survival and growth, and international investors, who find hiring low-skilled workers less attractive as wages rise. … [Read more...] about New decade of growth built on diligent and smart work
The spring of 2020 is knocking at the door. It will begin with the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam. On its development path, Vietnam will promote the achievements of the past, particularly more than 30 years of national renewal and international integration. … [Read more...] about Welcoming a new spring with confidence
In (relatively) quiet and peaceful Hoi An, the streets have been hosed down, the mud jammed into the drainage system, along with this week’s consignment of cooking oil, fat and plastic and all’s right with the world. So long as my local coffee shop is brewing that wonderful aroma of coffee beans and hot milk, I’m as happy as a pig in mud. Squeal! Onk! Squeal! … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!