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 VietNamNet Bridge – Duong was 18 and looking forward to seeing a new place and meeting new people when she set out with her aunt Mai and Mai's boyfriend Lap to see his parents in Vinh Phuc Province.

VN faces prospect of an ageing population

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam should take advantage of its current "golden population" consisting of a high percentage of young people, as the country will enter an ageing phase soon,

SE Asian education leaders discuss goals

 VietNamNet Bridge – Education Ministers from the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) member countries and representatives from regional organisations gathered in Pattaya, Thailand,

Disabled face up-hill battle for jobs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around one third of the 7 million people living with disabilities in Viet Nam needed vocational training and employment, but faced obstacles such as transportation and inadequate support from employers,

Social News 30/1

HCMC taxi firms say to cut fares; Bach Dang Wharf to close in April; Ha Noi opens rehab centres for drug addicts; Residents suffer alum-water supply; HIV project targets at-risk population; Illegal quarry harrasses village

Seasonal job seekers have ample options this Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Every year when Tet approaches, students rush out to search for seasonal jobs to earn money for their trips home for the holiday.

Vocational training for rural people to be expanded

 As many as 900,000 rural labourers across the country will have the chance to access vocational training in 2015.

Training project proves a failure

 VietNamNet Bridge – After sponsoring vocational training for rural labourers in the north and central regions for four years, the Government has admitted the programme's employment rate and quality of training was ineffective.

Former Deputy PM dies at 80

A State-level funeral will be held on Saturday morning in Ha Noi for former Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Cong Tan, who passed away on November 1 at the age of 80.

Social News 10/10

Firm fined for making cosmetics with dubious formula; Road accident caused five casualties; Coffee shop fire kills one in District 1; Ethnic minority goals lack funding; Weather forecast bulletin receives European awards

Social News 29/9

 Indonesian handed 4 month sentence for drug trafficking; Materials prove Vietnam’s island ownership in East Sea; Vietnam-UK agree to cooperate in vocational training; RoK-Vietnam cooperation in publishing children’s books

Social News 21/9

 HCM City may allow battery-powered vehicles on downtown streets next year; New proposal tackles rural poverty; Education authority issues new regulations on private tutoring; Hanoi pilots e-ticket system for buses; Bird flu could spread by bus

Saudi Arabia invests in Vocational Junior College in Ha Nam

 Saudi Arabia will invest in the expansion of the Vocational Junior College in the northern province of Ha Nam.

Political News 15/9

 VN, Australia vow more co-operation; PM praises former Japanese leader; S Korean air chief visits; NA chairman off to Laos 

Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

Illicit tobacco products are readily available in Ho Chi Minh City, causing numerous challenges as the booming black market reaches record levels.

Vocational training imperative for modern VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – The race to provide education should not ignore quality standards, Professor Nguyen Xuan Han, from Ha Noi National University spoke to the Labour Weekend newspaper.

Vietnamese nationality registration rescinded

Amendments to the Law on Vietnamese Nationality approved on June 24 abolished the requirement that expatriates residing abroad register to retain their Vietnamese nationality.

Political News Headlines 19/6

 VN urges joint action on mines; Viet Nam, Laos boost co-operation; India, Vietnam look towards stronger defence ties; Hanoi, French city tighten relations; Netherlands backs Mekong region

Political News Headlines 24/4

 President praises Chinese support; German parliamentarians visit Vietnam; PM Dung demands all means to eliminate measles outbreaks

Social News Headlines 18/4

HCM City rescues 21 endangered animals; Two students drown in Quang Nam lake; Ha Noi preps for rainy season; HCM City kindergartens need funding aid; Failure to address water pollution has consequences