A woman wakes up one day to find she's lost a leg, then climbs out of despair with incredible tenacity and grace.
I arrived in Hà Nội for the first time on 2nd December 1978 to replace Chris Ray as an English-language specialist at the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) working on the daily English news bulletin.
Doãn Mậu Diệp, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks to the Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about how Việt Nam will revise the retirement age for workers or State employees
Taxes and duties are a very important source of State budget revenue and provide major finance for the Government’s socio-economic development programmes. In Việt Nam, tax revenue is starting to decline while expenditure continues to rise, threatening budget sustainability.
State employees will get eight days off for two public holidays in April, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Investigation Police Unit of Hải Dương Province has decided to start criminal proceedings against a truck driver following a deadly crash on Monday that killed eight people and injured seven others.
The HCM City People’s Council on December 7 approved many policies related to solutions for cultural and socio-economic development, especially for provisions covered by National Assembly Resolution No 54 for “piloting a special mechanism and policy for the development of the city.”
The monthly basic wage of State employees will increase from VNĐ1.39 million (US$59) to VNĐ1.49 million ($63) from July next month thanks to a resolution on next year’s State budget estimate adopted by the National Assembly yesterday.