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Vietnam faces underlying challenges of aging population

Vietnam faces underlying challenges of aging population

VOV.VN - An aging population will seriously impact the socio-economic development and raise big issues on social welfare and labour, said Associate Professor Dr Luu Bich Ngoc, Director of the Institute for Population and Social Studies at the National Economics University.

Vietnam faces population challenges: NA official

Vietnam has made a number of achievements after 12 years of implementing the Population Ordinance including reducing the birth rate to 17.2 (per 1,000 people) from 19.9 in 1999, said a senior National Assembly official.