Vocational training revamp needed
The private sector is crucial to building a standardised vocational training system by 2020, thus improving the quality of human resources to regional and world standards, heard a conference in Hà Nội yesterday.
In an unprecedented show of love, gratitude and grief, thousands of Vietnamese citizens, expatriates and even tourists visited the Cuban embassy in Hà Nội to pay their last respects to Fidel Castro (1926-2016).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s assistance to Việt Nam over the last twenty years helped to transform the poor, underdeveloped country into a middle-income one, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday.
Significant progress has been achieved in understanding the molecular basis of cancer over the past 30 years, leading to new interventions suited to each patient, Professor Nguyễn Chấn Hùng, chairman of the Việt Nam Cancer Association, has said.
The important role of counselling in schools has been accepted by most stakeholders, including parents, teachers and administrators, but most secondary schools and high schools do not offer this service.
More than 50 per cent of women and girls feel anxious in public places like buses and bus stops and more than 30 per cent cannot find clean public toilets to use, according to a report that also blamed women partly for the violence and harassment against themselves in public places.
The National Programme on Preventing and Reducing Child Labour for the years 2016-2020 aims to end child labour exploitation. All 100 per cent of the child labourers will be assisted to integrate into the community and get the chance to grow, Đào Hồng Lan, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said.
Many Hanoians are enjoying the “luxury” of exercising on gym equipment for free after the city installed these in several public places including parks and gardens.
Provincial Road 675A, the section that passes through Kon Tum Province, from Sê San 3 Hydroelectric Plant to National Road 14C, remains incomplete and barely usable.
In the first 10 months of the year, half of the imported pesticides came from China - accounting for a whopping 47.5 per cent of total imported value, according to latest statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).