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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.

Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

A cooperation programme was launched between the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) at an official ceremony in Hanoi on October 9 to promote gender equality and control sex imbalances at birth during the 2014-2020 period.

Vietnam forecast to spare 4.3 mil men by 2050

Vietnam forecast to spare 4.3 mil men by 2050

(VOV) - Vietnam will have to face with an astonishing redundancy of 2.3 to 4.3 million men unable to find wives to get married as gender imbalance in the sex ratio at birth increased from 106.2 boys /100 girls in 2000 to 113.8 boys/100 girls in 2013.

Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

(VOV) -The General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP) forecasts Vietnam’s population will number 91.3 million in 2015, below the targeted maximum 93 million.

Better care for senior citizens

Better care for senior citizens

HCM City's Population and Family Planning Division will focus on programmes for elderly people's welfare in the year to come.

Hanoi tackles its ageing population

Hanoi tackles its ageing population

(VOV) - Hanoi launched The National Action Month on Population campaign on December 4, with the theme “An Ageing population-Challenges in looking after the elderly.”

A big challenge to elderly care services

A big challenge to elderly care services

(VOV) - Rapid population aging is posing a big challenge to Vietnam’s social security system, especially when Vietnamese people’s incomes remain low and medical services have yet to meet the elderly’s needs.

Newborn gender imbalance redressed

The gender imbalance among newborns in Vietnam in the first half of this year has been significantly narrowed with 110.9 boys born per 100 girls, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP).

Vietnam – a rising star among rapid growth markets

Vietnam – a rising star among rapid growth markets

(VOV) - Vietnam is expected to grow by almost 6 percent over the next 25 years, making it the world’s third fastest developing economy, according to Ernst & Young’s latest report on rapid growth markets (RGMs).