Carrying the huge ice blocks requires great strength, but the majority of the women doing it are well above 40 years of age. They were unable to move out and find jobs in other places since they had small children and mothers to take care of. Most did not own any lands either, and so earned a living by doing jobs like this or catching shrimp and clam. … [Read more...] about Lugging ice blocks the main source of income in ‘village of widows’
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Having the same prediction, Duong Thuy Dung, senior director of CBRE Vietnam, said: “Licensing issues and credit tightening continue to be the main challenges for the condominium market in 2020. Buyers will face difficulty in buying a condo unit, not because they can't afford them, but rather because they can't find suitable options. On the other hand, developers are well-positioned to increase profits thanks to the shortage of existing condo projects in the primary market.” … [Read more...] about Condo market faces challenges in 2020: experts
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism must stay abreast of the developments of the disease, and direct travel firms to cancel tours to localities that have reported coronavirus outbreaks and from these localities to Vietnam. The ministry was also asked to keep a close watch on schedules and health conditions of Chinese tourists in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about PM urges ministries, agencies to prep for worsening coronavirus spread
Last but not least, SMEs also need to pay attention to training human resources because technology is a powerful tool, and humans will be in charge of the operation. “Businesses in different sectors face different challenges and have unique growth prospects, which then vary from country to country. In order to succeed, it is important to understand these factors for SMEs in different sectors and countries, and the kind of technologies and solutions they can embrace to address them and thereby unlock long-term growth,” Trong said. … [Read more...] about Digitalising SMEs’ road to success
Fifthly, agricultural sector and related services. “The growth rate of the agricultural sector in 2019 is projected at a modest level, mainly due to difficult weather conditions. However, the expectation is that the next year would be better, taking the sector back to its growing path,” Linh said. Hanoitimes … [Read more...] about Which are the top 5 business areas in Vietnam in 2020?