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?
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Domestic tourists increase from 20 million in 2009 to 80 million in 2019. — Photo dulichvietnam.com HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam's booming tourism industry has led to growth in the aviation sector, with more routes and airlines creating a new landscape for the industry. According to data from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), the number of international tourists visiting the country grew from 4.25 million in 2008 to 15.5 million in 2018, while the number of domestic tourists rose from 20 million in 2009 to 80 million this year. In the last ten years, total revenue from tourism has climbed more than ten times from VNĐ60 trillion (US$2.59 billion) in 2008 to VNĐ620 trillion in 2018, accounting for 7.8 per cent of the country's GDP. Việt Nam's aviation market had developed strongly during that time, with average revenue growth of 17.4 per cent, two times higher than the 7.9 per cent average in Asia, according to the … [Read more...] about Tourism helps more airlines take off in Vietnam
Xinhua reported that 35 miners were working underground when the blast happened AFP/STR Nine other people were injured by the gas explosion on Monday afternoon, which took place in a mine owned by Shanxi Pingyao Fengyan Coal & Coke Group, according to official news agency Xinhua. Xinhua reported that 35 miners were working underground when the blast happened, but 11 miners were able to escape. The injured miners were in a stable condition, Xinhua said. Shen Xuping, an official at the Shanxi Administration of Coal Mine Safety, said Tuesday that the accident revealed a "lack of awareness of the rule of law and chaotic management" by the company involved, local media reported. Shen said the accident was caused by activity that "broke the law and regulations," although authorities are still investigating the exact cause. Deadly mining accidents are common in China, where the industry has a poor safety record. At a meeting last week, the State Council - China's cabinet - ordered a … [Read more...] about 15 killed in north China mine blast
People in Can Tho city released material fish at Ninh Kieu port on April 1(Photo: VNA) Can Tho (VNA) – More than three tonnes of material fish were released to the wild at Ninh Kieu port of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 1 to honour the traditional day of Vietnam’s fishery sector. Director of Can Tho city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Ngoc He said about 8-10 tonnes of fish were released into nature in the city each year, in a bid to recover aquatic resources. This time, the city also stepped up communications campaign to raise public awareness to protect the resources. In early 2018, the Department and Can Tho’s city Buddhist Sangha signed a cooperation agreement on material fish release and aquatic resource protection. Additionally, the city’s agricultural sector also asked surveillance units to work with relevant agencies to conduct frequent inspections on seafood exploitation.-VNA VNA … [Read more...] about Can Tho: Over three tonnes of material fish released into nature
Drought caused by climate change has become a serious problem for Vietnam in recent years. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Climate risk management, covering climate risk insurance, is playing an increasingly important role in preventing and mitigating losses caused by climate change, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on April 8. Pham Huu Due – head of the National Assembly Office’s bureau of science, technology, and environment – pointed out the increased frequency of climate change-related natural disasters which have threatened the lives and livelihoods of many people, especially those in poorer communities. Therefore, climate change combat requires more solutions on state management, he said, suggesting enhancing the public’s climate change adaptation capacity and promoting international cooperation in this regard. Vu Thi Bich Hop, Chairwoman of the Network of Vietnamese Non-Governmental Organisations and Climate Change (VNGO&CC), said the … [Read more...] about Workshop highlights importance of climate risk management