The10th ASEAN Skills Competition 2014 themed” Skills-Our intrinsic values” will be held at Hanoi’s My Dinh National Convention next week.

The biennial event aims to promote and improve vocational skills in the region so that they can meet international standards.

This year’s event draws about 300 young workers, under the age of 22, from 10 ASEAN member countries competing in 23 occupational skills and two performance skills.

The event will see nearly 700 foreign guests as technical experts, teachers, observers and thousands of students.

An opening ceremony will take place on October 23 evening, and a closing ceremony will be held on October 28.

Vietnam first hosted the ASEAN competition in 2004, topping the medal tally with 13 of the 18 gold medals. At the 9th event in Indonesia in 2012, the country came second, with 44 workers competing in 22 skills.-VNA