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vendredi 13 décembre 2019

Is Vietnam learning from China’s demographic mistakes ?

The smaller nation was always less ruthless in controlling its population

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mercredi 7 août 2019

As Vietnam ages, retiree employment on the cards

Vietnam should consider employment for retired people as its population ages, the labor minister said Tuesday.

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vendredi 19 juillet 2019

Obesity is climbing faster in Vietnam than anywhere in Southeast Asia

Obesity is rising fast in Southeast Asia, putting strain on healthcare systems and government budgets, particularly in countries like Malaysia and Indonesia, according to research from Fitch Solutions Macro Research.

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dimanche 31 mars 2019

Vietnam to build policies for ageing population

As the world sets out an inspirational new development agenda and commits to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, Vietnam should envision a new model that addresses demographic ageing with economic and social growth and protects the elderly population’s rights.

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mardi 29 janvier 2019

Graying Vietnam can’t afford to get old

Vietnam's socialized healthcare system looks hale on the surface but shifting demographics and financial woes point to ill-health ahead

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mercredi 25 avril 2018

Aging population prompts Vietnam to look at raising retirement levels

People will have to work for an extra five years to get their pensions if one option is approved.

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dimanche 4 février 2018

Understanding Vietnam's generation Z

Finding what makes any group, or subset, of people tick is always a key piece of knowledge for any marketer, and with their emerging spending power and digital literacy, the members of Generation Z are now under the microscope.

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jeudi 1 février 2018

Vietnam's sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, according to a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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mardi 16 janvier 2018

Vietnam likely to raise retirement ages

The Vietnamese Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has proposed raising retirement ages from the current 60 to 62 for men, and from 55 to 60 for women from 2021.

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jeudi 12 octobre 2017

Vietnam proposes relaxing two-child policy

In a bid to boost low fertility rate, the Ministry of Health has proposed relaxing the country's two-child policy, allowing Vietnamese parents to decide the number of children they want.

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samedi 28 janvier 2017

Vietnam struggling with ageing population

Vietnam’s population is ageing quickly. In 2017, more than 10 per cent of the population will be 60 and older, and in 15–20 years the elderly will account for one third of the total population.

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mardi 15 novembre 2016

No wife for 4m men in Vietnam

Some four million men in Vietnam will have no opportunity of getting married by 2050 if the current imbalance in the nation's sex ration persists, according to experts.

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samedi 24 septembre 2016

Vietnam seeks to up retiring age as population pressures pensions

Vietnam is trying to raise the retirement age of both men and women to mitigate the economic impact of a rapidly aging population and take pressure off of its depleted social welfare funds.

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dimanche 16 août 2015

Gender imbalance in Viet Nam rises steeply

Viet Nam's gender imbalance ratio is expected to continue increasing rapidly, especially in the Hong (Red) River Delta region, according to the General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP).

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mercredi 17 décembre 2014

Vietnam’s population hits more than 90.4 million

Vietnam’s population has exceeded the 90 million people mark since April this year, the General Statistics Office announced Wednesday.

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mardi 2 septembre 2014

Vietnam : a poor country with rich country problems

Vietnam plans to relieve its spiraling public debts by raising taxes, but the rapid graying of its workforce could throw a wrench into that plan.

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samedi 2 novembre 2013

Vietnam welcomes 90 millionth citizen, ranks 14th most populous country

Vietnam welcomed its 90 millionth citizen on Friday, as it ranks the 14th most populous country in the world and the third in the Southeast Asian region, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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samedi 28 septembre 2013

Baby boom swallows Vietnam village

The tiny island of Con Se is technically only a small village, but it looks like an urban jungle.

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mercredi 25 septembre 2013

Gender inequality in Vietnam at alarming rate

There is an alarming gender imbalance in Vietnam, Leu Vu Dieu, vice President of Vietnam Farmers' Association, said at a seminar held in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Vietnam’s population hits 90 million

With nearly 89 million people, Vietnam has become the 13th most populous country in the world and 3rd in Southeast Asia.

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jeudi 18 juillet 2013

HCMC couples urged to make more babies

After decades of efforts to control its booming population, Vietnam, for the first time, is now encouraging parents to give birth to more children.

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mercredi 28 décembre 2011

New high-income consumers emerge in Vietnam

While low-income consumers still consider product prices the most important factor in their spending, a new class of consumers who can spend up to $4,800 each time they shop has emerged in Vietnam, a recent survey has found.

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mardi 23 novembre 2010

Tackling gender inequality in Vietnam

Poverty and cultural attitudes in Vietnam mean many women still die in childbirth, female foetuses are aborted and sex is a taboo subject

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mardi 26 octobre 2010

UN warns on Vietnam birth ratio

Sex ratios at birth are becoming increasingly imbalanced in Vietnam, with far more boys being born than girls, the UN Population Fund says.

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vendredi 30 juillet 2010

Vietnam health experts call for more breastfeeding

Hanoi - Vietnamese health experts have called for urgent action to promote breastfeeding, government officials said Friday.

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vendredi 12 mars 2010

Vietnam officially allows some couples to have third child

Vietnam has officially allowed exceptions to its longstanding two-child policy under certain circumstances, a government official confirmed Wednesday.

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mardi 27 octobre 2009

Population in Vietnam’s largest city goes past 7 million

Ho Chi Minh City's population experienced an increase of more than two million people in the last decade to reach 7.123 million, according to a census statistics released Friday.

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samedi 10 octobre 2009

Campaign launched to cut Vietnam’s infant mortality

Around 65-70 infants die every day in Vietnam, according to a US NGO promoting a new campaign to reduce the number.

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vendredi 2 octobre 2009

Vietnam's population to touch 90.4 million by 2013

Vietnam's population is expected to grow by 1 percent a year from 2009 until the end of 2013. The country's population by 2013 will be 90.4 million people from 86.1 million people in 2008. The more populous labour force will be precious assets of Vietnam when the economy is improved and there are more employment opportunities.

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lundi 24 août 2009

Vietnam’s ‘golden population’ to lack luster

Vietnam’s population is maturing with more people entering the labor force but their “quality” in terms of health, educational and vocational qualifications is relatively low, population authorities said Thursday.

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