More than 10,000 people are expected to attend a music festival aimed at connecting all people, despite the age or interests, in Hà Nội on January 20.
Nguyễn Hồng Quân, 38, used to be considered one among the richest men in Ngã Ba Village, Gia Phù Commune in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La.
Next week Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) leaders will meet in Đà Nẵng. They face a region divided like never before. After decades of world-leading economic growth that lifted boats almost universally, Asia today is rapidly becoming a fractured region with sharp economic and social divisions between the rich and the poor.
Auditors and land management experts are sceptical about the efficiency and transparency of projects carried out under Built-Transfer (BT) contracts in Viet Nam, after many BT projects have suffered long delays and major problems along the way.
As people in flood-hit provinces struggle to piece together severely disrupted lives, local authorities are calling out for urgent help to deal with major damage suffered by dykes, irrigation works and other constructions.
The Government should consider international practices to re-define its public debt in the revised Law on Public Debt Management that is scheduled for submission to the National Assembly late this month.
Việt Nam needs to develop an equitable and sustainable shrimp production chain, Đinh Xuân Lập, Deputy Director of the International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability (ICAFIS), said.
The slow growth of the agricultural sector starting in 2015, shortcomings of small-scale production, poor quality and productivity amid fiercer global competition are threatening the sustainability of farming in Việt Nam and demanding institutional and mechanism changes.