The Government of Vietnam has set the National Target Program on Sustainable Poverty Reduction in the period of 2016-2020, with a capital of VND41,449 billion (VND14,584 billion was assigned to the program in the two years of 2016-2017). In addition, the State has allocated VND44,214 billion to implement the regular poverty reduction policy, supporting the poor in terms of healthcare, education, housing and credit. … [Read more...] about Sustainable poverty reduction is one of seven national target programs
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Hanoi (VNA) – As Vietnam is pursuing the twin targets of disease prevention and economic development, the number of new enterprises and those resuming operation has bounced back in recent months. According to the General Statistics Office (GSO), the number of the newly-established firms in November rose by 7.3 percent month-on-month and 6.7 percent year-on-year, while that of the firms reopened increased by 5.4 percent m-o-m and 59.8 percent y-o-y. Of note, the overall capital of new enterprises last month jumped 72 percent against that of the previous month and 103.5 percent against the same month of last year. In the first 11 months of 2020, Vietnam reported nearly 124,300 newly-established enterprises which register a combined capital of 1.878 quadrillion VND (81 billion USD) and employ 970,000 labourers in total, down 1.9 percent in the number of firms, up 19.3 percent in registered capital, and down 14.7 percent in the number of employees year-on-year. In the period, … [Read more...] about Registered capital of new enterprises surge
The Da Lat Opera House, worth more than VND70 billion (US$3 million), has display areas for cultural and arts activities and exhibitions. Photo courtesy of the theatre Da Lat, the provincial capital of Lam Dong, is located 1,500m above sea level on the Langbian Plateau in the southern part of Central Highlands region. First discovered by the French in the 19th century, the area has since been among the country’s most popular tourist destinations. … [Read more...] about Da Lat’s first opera house opens
Djtommy, a famous account rank level 80 (PTV online) is being offered in game forums for the price of VND7 million. Djtommy’s owner said over the past year he recognised that he had lost too much in return for things in a virtual world. The painful feeling of saying goodbye to his online friends was very real. They faced dangers together, fought in tireless battles, discovered new lands and overcame hardship together. But to be a famous gamer, one must exchange many things in the real world for unreal benefits in the game world. … [Read more...] about Online games: harmless fun or social problem?
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Digital transformation provides a challenge and opportunity for sustainable agricultural and rural development and narrowing gaps between rural and urban areas, experts have said. With the rise of the digital economy, big data, artificial intelligence and other applications, digital transformation and smart agriculture in rural areas are inevitable trends. “In the period of 2021-2025, rural areas must comprehensively and sustainably develop adapting to new circumstances,” Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the Central Coordination Office for New-style Rural Area Building, said in a recent seminar on digital transformation in agriculture and rural development. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had approved a national programme on digital transformation for eight priority areas, including agriculture, said Tien. This was an important sector that needed to carry out digital transformation, he said. “The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development … [Read more...] about Digitisation helps narrow urban-rural gap: experts