Doan Mau Diep, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks to the Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about how Vietnam will revise the retirement age for workers or State employees. Retirement age increase necessary for Vietnam: ILO specialist Retirement age adjustment needs to be flexible: expert Doan Mau Diep. — Photo tienphong.vn How do you respond to a proposal that Vietnam would raise the retirement age for its workers while many people in the working age still can’t find jobs? It is a real fact that in any labour market, job positions are always bigger than the actual number of working people. Yet, in all countries, many people are still unemployed. Japan is a good example. According to a national survey, there is only one candidate for four working positions while the unemployment rate in Japan currently stands at 2.4 per cent. In the real labour market, the mismatch between supply and demand happens in all countries, and … [Read more...] about Why we have to increase the retirement age?
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Pianist Nguyễn Tuấn Mạnh presents a music video featuring a mashup of Diễm Xưa (Diễm, My Cherished Old Flame), one of Trịnh Công Sơn’s most famous compositions, and Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. Still photo from the videoViet Nam News By Phương Mai HCM CITY – Singers and musicians from HCM City have released new productions to commemorate the late musician Trịnh Công Sơn and to mark his 18th death anniversary on April 1. Đức Tuấn, one of the best tenors in the country’s music industry, has issued a CD to honour one of Sơn’s greatest compositions Dã Tràng Ca (Song of Sand Crab). The 12-minute song, composed in 1963, was performed in public only three times and never recorded. It consists of two sections including 13 titled verses. Its lyrics are about people’s sorrows and their fate, and how love saves them from sadness. Tuấn … [Read more...] about Artists’ new productions commemorate musician Trịnh Công Sơn
Reporter Vo Manh Hung (VietnamPlus e-newspaper) receives A prize (Photo: Vietnam+) Hanoi (VNA) - A total 106 excellent works of journalists nationwide were honoured at the 13th National Press Awards 2018 at a ceremony in Ha Noi on June 21, on the occasion of the 94th anniversary of the Viet Nam Revolutionary Journalism Day.The event saw the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, former Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, former of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung; Politburo member, standing member of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong; Politburo member, member of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee’s Secretariat, head of the Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh; and Politburo member, Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee, head of the Party Central Committee Commission for Popularisation and Education Vo Van Thuong, among … [Read more...] about VietnamPlus wins big at National Press Awards 2018
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) meets with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on December 11 (Photo: VNA) Moscow (VNA) – National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on December 11 as part of her official visit to the country. The visiting leader highly valued the sound development of Vietnam-Russia relations in all fields, affirming that the Vietnamese NA always supports the enhancement of comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, and will work with the Vietnamese Government to remove difficulties in bilateral cooperation in a timely manner, thereby helping to intensify their connections. In the recent past, many major investment projects of the countries have been carried out, she said, noting there remains huge potential for investment partnership in such fields as developing urban infrastructure, transport infrastructure, the digital economy, and … [Read more...] about Vietnamese NA leader, Russian PM discuss multifaceted relations
The large picture titled “France-Vietnam Spring” is painted by artist Nguyen Thu Thuy and her colleagues of the New Hanoi Art Company. The large picture titled “France-Vietnam Spring” painted by artist Nguyen Thu Thuy and her colleagues of the New Hanoi Art Company is 3.5 m in height and 40m in length, portraying typical flowers of the two countries. In 2013, Mayor of Choisy-le-Roi city, Daniel Davisse invited artist Nguyen Thu Thuy to make a ceramic painting to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords on Vietnam. Delegations of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Southern Vietnam had been living for 5 years from 1968 to 1973 in Choisy le Roi, a suburban city 20km to the East of Paris, during the negotiations on the Paris Peace Accords. Choisy-le-Roi city has maintained close ties with Vietnam. The French city has formed twinning relationship with Hanoi's Dong Da … [Read more...] about French, Vietnamese flowers featured on dyke wall along Seine river bank