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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-- The Ministry of Education and Training on Tuesday issued an urgent dispatch to provincial and municipal education departments, institutes, and universities, asking them to take measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in schools, as students nationwide are poised to return from the Lunar New Year holiday break on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – January 29
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 APAC index, which is based on an independent survey of 1,340 respondents, looked at the digital maturity of SMEs across four business dimensions: technology adoption and application, digital transformation strategy and organisation, processes and governance, and the capability to source, manage, and retain the right talent. It showed that in Vietnam, 18 per cent of surveyed businesses invested in cloud, 12.7 per cent in security, and 10.7 per cent in upgrading IT software. … [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?