Investment in HCM City’s industrial, processing zones up Business

Investment in HCM City’s industrial, processing zones up

Total new and additional investment capital in Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial and processing zones reached 224.61 million USD in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 66.34 percent year-on-year and representing 40.84 percent of the annual plan.
Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO Society

Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO

A new research brief shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has not only exacerbated existing inequalities but also created new gender gaps, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam has said, calling for a change in the mindset of not only every man but also every woman to influence their economic behaviour and achieve gender equality in the labour market.
ILO welcomes new Labour Code Society

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has welcomed the new rights of workers and employers in Vietnam from January 1 as the revised Labour Code adopted in 2019 takes effect.
Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert Society

Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert

Some special occupations including preschool teachers should be allowed to retire earlier than the age set in the Labour Code, said Trinh Thanh Hang, head of the department for woman affairs of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
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 2028 and 2035 under the revised Labour Code passed by the legislature on November 20
EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA Business

EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA

Chairman of the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange and INTA Vice Chairman Jan Zahradil highly evaluated Vietnam’s readiness and meticulous preparations for the approval of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during a working trip to Vietnam from October 28-31.