Half of Vietnam’s unemployed labourers are under 24

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Half of Vietnam’s unemployed labourers are under 24

The number of unemployed young people aged 15 to 24 was remarkably high for the first six months of the year, accounting for 47 percent of unemployed workers, the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) said.

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PM greets Harvard professor

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PM greets Harvard professor

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Mr. Ricardo Hausmann, Director of the Center for International Development and Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at Harvard University who was on a working visit to Viet Nam, on June 30 in Ha Noi.

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Daesang Corporation to buy off Duc Viet Food Company

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Daesang Corporation to buy off Duc Viet Food Company

South Korean food-producing conglomerate Daesang Corp. has decided to buy a 99.99 per cent stake in Vietnamese meat processor and distributor Duc Viet Food Joint Stock Company for $32 million, according to newswire Pulsenews.com.

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

Fishing boats in Ha Tinh Province in central Vietnam have stayed on shore for more than two months. Thousands of tons of fish washed ashore in Ha Tinh and nearby provinces for a couple weeks in April and May, and the disaster has turned many fishers jobless as a food safety scare is looming large across the country. Photo credit: Zing.vn

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Press digest – June 27

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Ministry backs SMEs

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Ministry backs SMEs

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has announced a draft bill to support small and medium-sized firms which state that officials may face criminal charges for discrimination and harassment.

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Uber loan program helps Vietnamese swap scooters for new Hondas

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Uber loan program helps Vietnamese swap scooters for new Hondas

In Vietnam, where motorbikes outnumber cars by a factor of 16, Uber Technologies Inc. is helping to create a new generation of auto drivers with first-time bank loans for vehicle purchases.

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ADB pledges US$1 billion loan for VN

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ADB pledges US$1 billion loan for VN

VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to give strong support to Viet Nam through loans of about US$1 billion each year, right after it finalizes the drafting of a new Country Partnership Strategy for Viet Nam in the 2016-2020 period, said ADB President Takehiko Nakao.

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Ngoc Minh Clinic supports six year scholarships to five poor students

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As per an agreement between Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper, Ngoc Minh General Medical Clinic and the management aboard of Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship fund, the medical will give five full scholarships each VND25 million (US$ 1,121) a year to medicine students from low-income families in six years.

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Renewables receive $30M funding boost

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The Ministry of Mines and Energy has received $30 million in funding from the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low-Income Countries Program (SREP) – an arm of the global Climate Investment Funds initiative – for a solar energy development program that includes home systems, mini-grids and utility solar farms, a press release stated yesterday.

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Budget discipline lax, balance difficult: experts

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Budget discipline lax, balance difficult: experts

The economy has been on recovery momentum easing the pressure on budget balance this year and following years. Still, overspending in 2014 and 2015 has not been solved while revenue has faced with many difficulties in short term because of a reduction in some major income sources.

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Uber's upstart rival in Pakistan uses rickshaws, low-tech phones

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Uber's upstart rival in Pakistan uses rickshaws, low-tech phones

As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs.

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ADB President pledges stronger support to Vietnam

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ADB President pledges stronger support to Vietnam

President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has vowed that his bank will continue to give strong support to Vietnam through loans of about 1 billion USD each year, as soon as it builds a new Country Partnership Strategy for Vietnam in the 2016-2020 period.

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Netherlands hands over World Blood Donor Flag to Vietnam

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Netherlands hands over World Blood Donor Flag to Vietnam

This year, the host country for World Blood Donor Day was the Netherlands, through Sanquin, the national blood supply organization. The global event took place on June 14, 2016 in Amsterdam, attended by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander.

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HCMC Department of Transport proposes ads on buses

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HCMC Department of Transport proposes ads on buses

The Department of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday proposed to the city People’s Committee a plan allowing advertisement on 40-seater buses in a bid to increase income and reduce governmental subsidizes on bus operation.

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