A rice field hit by drought in Cu M'ta commune of M'Drak district, Dak Lak province (Photo: VNA) Dak Lak (VNA) - Over recent months, more than 1,000 ha of plants of crops have withered and died due to a serious drought in M’Drak district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. The Ea Pal reservoir, which has a capacity of more than 410,000 cu.m and supplies water for 80 ha of rice fields in Krong Jing commune and M’Drak town, is 90 percent empty. Besides agricultural damages, residents' daily lives are also heavily affected by the water scarcity. Phan Thi Thanh from Cu M’ta commune said that during the past three months, her family has had to buy canned water for daily use. She has spent 20,000 VND (0.86 USD) per day on water. She considered having a well drilled, but realised she could not afford it since it would cost about 40 million VND (1,700 USD), not a small number by any mean. Nguyen The Thap, head of the … [Read more...] about Dak Lak farmers hit by serious drought
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Teleconference on raising retirement age roadmap (Source: Vietnam+) Hanoi (VNA) - Themed "Choosing a suitable roadmap for raising retirement age," a tele meeting organized by the Vietnam Social Security and Nhan Dan newspaper was held in Hanoi on May 21 to answer questions about the roadmap of raising retirement age, the specific time to start applying this roadmap, the right to retirement and provisions to create conditions for employees to exercise this right ... Finding the right route Resolution No. 28-NQ/TW states: "From 2021, adjusting the retirement age according to the goal of increasing the general retirement age, narrowing the gender gap in the retirement age regulations; to special occupations, employees are entitled to retire 5 years earlier or later than the general retirement age." In this spirit, the adjustment of raising the retirement age also needs to match the size, structure, quality, health status and longevity of Vietnamese workers, avoiding sudden adjustments to … [Read more...] about Raising retirement age: which roadmap is suitable?