Nearly eight months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, more than 950,000 people have died from the disease. An estimated 400 million people, and disproportionately women, have lost their jobs.
Preschool teachers in extremely difficult villages, communes, in coastal areas and islands will enjoy an additional allowance of VNĐ450,000 ($20) per month, due to a new decree.
Poverty-reduction models in Ninh Thuận Province’s Bác Ái District have resulted in sustainable poverty reduction, according to the district’s People’s Committee.
Bát Xát, the westernmost district in Lào Cai Province, is where the Red River starts. Bát Xát has long been on must-see lists for the northwest, boasting magnificent mountains, clean air, and colourful ethnic minorities.
Government policies and programmes on poverty reduction have changed the lives of ethnic minority people in the northern border provinces.
H’re ethnic people in mountainous districts of the central Quảng Ngãi Province have an improved awareness of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the efforts of local officials.
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs has sent letters to city and provincial People’s Committees to guide signing and implementing agreements with South Korean localities on sending Vietnamese workers there for seasonal work.
Việt Nam has 54 ethnic groups, of which 53 minority groups represent just 14 per cent of the population. Few could name them all. Young designer Nguyễn Minh Ngọc has put together emojis of all 54 ethnic groups, complete with details on each.
Many young Vietnamese abroad have decided to leave developed countries and their high-salaried jobs to return to Việt Nam to start their career. Vũ Thị Thanh Vân, with her desire to preserve traditional values, returned to develop theMay brand. Việt Nam News reporter Thu Ngân talks with Vân about her dreams and her company.