WB study on socio- economic development drivers of ethnic groups in VN

WB study on socio- economic development drivers of ethnic groups in VN

Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labor market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study titled “Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam” released by the World Bank today.
Japanese encephalitis enters its peak season in Vietnam

Japanese encephalitis enters its peak season in Vietnam

In Vietnam, year-round Japanese encephalitis is usually prevalent in summer season and peaks between June and July. The Hanoi-based National Children Hospital’s intensive care unit is treating many Japanese encephalitis children.
6,000 pupils from 64 primary schools in Vinh Long perform a mass physical exercise (Photo: baochinhphu.vn)

Mass physical exercise breaks record in Vietnam

A mass performance of physical exercise by 6,000 pupils from 64 primary schools in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has been named in the Vietnam Guinness Book of Records for the largest number of student participants in such event.

Five highest-paying jobs in Vietnam: VietnamWork’s report

Five highest-paying jobs in Vietnam: VietnamWork’s report

In its list of the best paying jobs released yesterday, VietnamWorks found that employees in the financing-investing- banking field make the most money, followed by employees in the IT field, marketing and construction.

Mavin to invest in food processing plant in Vietnam

Mavin to invest in food processing plant in Vietnam

Vietnam – Austria joint venture Mavin will invest in a high-tech variety research and development centre and a food processing plant in the south at a total cost of over $80 million, said its Chairman David John Whitehead.

The UN Day of Vesak 2019 will be held at the Tam Chuc Buddhist Culture Centre in Ha Nam province.(Photo: VNA)

Heightened security for UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Vietnam: Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lt. Gen. Bui Van Nam on March 11 asked local authorities and police to ensure tight security for the UN Day of Vesak 2019, which is slated for May 10-15 at the Tam Chuc Buddhist Culture Centre in Kim Bang district, the northern province of Ha Nam.

African Swine Fever spreads to 12 provinces in Vietnam

African Swine Fever spreads to 12 provinces in Vietnam

African swine fever is spreading in Vietnam, hitting two more northern provinces of Ninh Binh and Quang Ninh, after it was first detected in three separate farms in two provinces earlier this month, bringing the affected provinces to 12.