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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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lundi 13 juillet 2009

Vietnam could sack doctors revealing foetal sex

HANOI — Vietnamese doctors who reveal the sex of a foetus to parents could lose their licences, according to state media.

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lundi 6 juillet 2009

Vietnam sees alarming rise in boy births vs girls

For every 100 girls born to Vietnamese families, there are 112 boys born, a disparity in the sex ratio that has been rapidly increasing in recent years, an official said Thursday.

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lundi 1 juin 2009

Vietnam to censor gender selection info on Internet

Vietnam is clamping down on websites that post articles on how to give birth to children of a particular sex, a government official said Thursday.

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Vietnam population growing on lower mortality, higher expectancy

Vietnam’s population will continue rising over the next 20 years, even as birth rates drop, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said in a recently-published booklet.

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samedi 30 mai 2009

Vietnam has too many boys

HANOI — Officials in Vietnam have warned that too many boys are being born and said the country should learn a lesson from its Asian neighbours, state media reported on Tuesday.

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samedi 22 novembre 2008

Vietnam to tighten two-child rule

Officials in Communist Vietnam alarmed by a new baby boom are to crack down on couples having more than two children, family planning chiefs said on Thursday.

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