Retirement age to rise as from 2021 Society

Retirement age to rise as from 2021

The retirement age for male and female workers will increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively in 2035 under the revised Labour Code that was passed by National Assembly deputies on November 20.
Ho Chi Minh City needs 155,000 work hands for H2 Society

Ho Chi Minh City needs 155,000 work hands for H2

Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s biggest economic hub, will need about 155,000 workers for the rest of this year, according to a municipal forecast centre on human resources and labour market information.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets workers Society

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets workers

Highly-skilled workers are a national treasure as they serve as a locomotive for economic development. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made the remarks while meeting workers in HCM City on May 5.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks of highly-skilled workers’ role Society

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks of highly-skilled workers’ role

Highly-skilled workers create a chance for the competitive development as Vietnam is intensively and extensively integrating into the world economy, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed at a dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on May 5 with representatives of workers.
Vietnamese, Czech localities step up cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Czech localities step up cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan has expressed his hope that leaders of the Pardubice region will pay due attention to seeking opportunities for cooperation with Vietnamese localities and the Vietnamese Embassy stands ready to connect collaboration between both sides.
Free labour flow in AEC to challenge Vietnamese workers Society

Free labour flow in AEC to challenge Vietnamese workers

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), scheduled to take shape in late 2015, is expected to facilitate the free flow of goods, services, investment, as well as skilled workers within the bloc. This provides opportunities, but also challenges for Vietnamese labourers, who are often deemed to be less qualified than their regional counterparts.
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Record-high labour exports top target

Vietnam sent a record-high 105,000 guest workers abroad in 2014, 113 percent of the year's target, according to the Overseas Labour Management Department.