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Vietnam Trade Union to convene 12th congress

Society

Vietnam Trade Union to convene 12th congress

As many as 950 Vietnamese delegates and seven international delegations will attend the 12th congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), which is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from September 24-26, said VGCL President Bui Van Cuong.

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

Business

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry faces tough seas in 2019

2019 will be a challenging year for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry as it needs to obtain major breakthroughs to take on new roles in the global value chain, including shifting from simple processing - Cut, Make and Trim (CMT) - to purchasing materials, free on board (FOB), original design manufacturer (ODM) and original brand manufacturer (OBM) modes.

Vietnam’s export to Thailand up 21 percent

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Vietnam’s export to Thailand up 21 percent

Vietnam earned more than 3.7 billion USD from exports to Thailand as of August 2018, up 21 percent year on year, higher than the country’s average of 16.7 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam, Russia cement cooperation in education

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Vietnam, Russia cement cooperation in education

A delegation of Russia’s leading universities recently held working sessions with representatives from several Vietnamese universities and high schools and the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training’s International Cooperation Agency to discuss boosting cooperation in education.