HCMC mobilizes $201.3 million for poverty eradication in 2019

HCMC mobilizes $201.3 million for poverty eradication in 2019

Ho Chi Minh City has planned to mobilize around VND4, 670 billion ($201.3 million) in 2019 and VND4,736 billion in 2020 from all sources to implement poverty reduction, said Director of the Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan, yesterday

Students of the Cao Thang Technical College in their practice session

Vocational training finds new potential

Statistics from the university entrance examination this year showed that many colleges were able to gain a very positive registration rate of 75 – 100 percent of their target this year, however, many local less well-known colleges and vocational colleges are not able to attract a sufficient number of students.
HCMC wants vocational training for disabled students

HCMC wants vocational training for disabled students

Ho Chi Minh City proposed the Ministry of Education and Training to work out a vocational training for students with disabilities to help them integrating the society and earning money to feed themselves.
 
Rural laborers work in a company in Cu Chi District (photo: SGGP)

Rural laborers find it hard to have job

District authorities said that it is difficult to encourage laborers in rural districts to take park in vocational training courses and it is more difficult to find suitable jobs for them.