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Children must be taught online safety skills: experts

Internet users in Vietnam, especially children, face many risks online, according to experts.Nguyen Quang Dong, Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Communication Development, told Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper that the issue is rooted in the weak awareness and poor digital security skills of internet users, ...

Vietnam targets jump in solar, wind power capacity

Vietnam plans to ramp up its solar and wind power generation capacity, aiming to raise the proportion of renewables in its power mix to 15%-20% by 2030 and to 25%-30% by 2045, from 10% currently.Facing an imminent electricity shortage, Vietnam is developing renewables, along with ...

Coronavirus pandemic accelerating with Americas worst, warns WHO

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, with Thursday’s 150,000 new cases the highest in a single day and nearly half of those in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. As well as the Americas, a large number of new cases were coming from South ...

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Vietnam moving toward new phase with no active COVID-19 cases

Vietnam will soon enter a phase with no active novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases as over 90 percent of its patients have recovered. No death from the disease has been recorded in the country, while no cases of community transmission have been documented in the past ...

Vietnam considers new personal income tax threshold

A draft resolution seeking a higher threshold for personal income tax (PIT) is being examined by Vietnam’s legislators to help its citizens cushion the impacts of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The Ministry of Finance estimates that the yearly state budget revenue will fall ...

Ho Chi Minh City faces ten-fold rise in flood damage risk by 2050: study

Flooding risk in Ho Chi Minh City may grow ten times more intense by 2050 given the current prevalence of poorly regulated construction projects and economic activities, according to a new study by the international consulting firm McKinsey.The report also claims an escalation in consequences ...

Hanoi’s 40,000 non-public school staff suffer pay cut due to COVID-19

Nearly 40,000 teachers and employees working at non-public education institutions in Hanoi have been subject to salary cuts owing to school closures because of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Thousands of them are not receiving any salary during this period, according to the municipal Department ...

Central Vietnam provinces writhe under probably most serious salt intrusion

Central Vietnam has been repeatedly battered by heatwaves and a shortage of rain since the beginning of summer, which resulted in serious drought and saltwater intrusion in many localities. The most serious effect of saltwater intrusion, when saline water moves into drinking or agricultural water ...

Vietnam aiming for nationwide eradication of single-use plastics by 2025: PM

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for plans to phase out the use of plastic products in Vietnam with the goal of making the country free of single-use plastics by 2025. He made the statement while launching a national campaign on plastic waste prevention ...

Foreign doctors learn from Vietnamese

While previously many Vietnamese doctors lacked the expertise in comparison with foreign ones, nowadays Vietnamese medicine impresses the world with three branches including in vitro fertilization, cardiology, and endoscopy, with foreign doctors coming to Vietnam to learn about these procedures.Vietnamese techniques usually stand out thanks to ...

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