Cambodia considers allowing more foreign workers World

Cambodia considers allowing more foreign workers

The Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training will now allow foreign workers to make up more than 10 percent of certain enterprises’ staff if companies cannot find local workers to fill positions.
Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns Society

Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns

Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato affirmed his country’s pledge to support and protect Vietnamese interns in the country while meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam in Tokyo on August 11.
How labour safety is regulated amid pandemic Society

How labour safety is regulated amid pandemic

Under the Law on Labour, in what cases will employees have the right to take leave or work from home for disease prevention? How will they be paid during their absence in such cases?
NA deputies scrutinise Labour Law  Politics

NA deputies scrutinise Labour Law

During the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA), deputies on May 29 discussed the draft amended Labour Law which has been attracting public concern in recent times.
Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia Society

Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia

Representatives of Vietnam’s labour sector met with Russian partners last week to kick off the first round of negotiations for sending Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia.
Young workers need preparation: experts Society

Young workers need preparation: experts

Young people in the workforce need to be better prepared for competing in a knowledge-based economy, experts said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 11.
Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.
CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year Society

CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will help create 17,000-27,000 jobs each year for Vietnamese workers from 2020, Director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs Dao Quang Vinh has said.
CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws Society

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.
Ha Long city to inspect operations of tourist boats Travel

Ha Long city to inspect operations of tourist boats

Authorities of Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will coordinate with relevant agencies to evaluate service quality of tourist boats operating on Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays from November 15 to December 25.
Vietnam plans to develop new industrial relations Society

Vietnam plans to develop new industrial relations

It is time for Vietnam to develop a new industrial relations framework to boost economic growth and enterprise productivity and ensure workers receive a fair share of the gains produced through their labour.
European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA World

European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP)'s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).