Tet holiday should remain unchanged: businesses Society

Tet holiday should remain unchanged: businesses

When the Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holiday falls on a weekend, workers should still enjoy the following Monday and Tuesday as paid public holidays, business associations said at a workshop on revisions to the Labour Code on May 14.
Tuyen Quang asked to speed up admin reform to lure investors Politics

Tuyen Quang asked to speed up admin reform to lure investors

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang to further promote infrastructure development, personnel training and administrative reform in order to attract more big and strategic investors to the locality.
Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home Society

Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home

The average bonus given to Vietnamese workers for Tet (Lunar New Year), a week-long festival that falls at the end of this month, is 4.9 million VND (218 USD) per worker, almost equivalent to a month’s average salary and 96 percent of last year’s level of 5.1 million VND (227 USD).
Policy to affect workers' salaries Society

Policy to affect workers' salaries

Pham Minh Huan, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Chairman of the National Wage Council, speaks with Vietnam Plus about workers' salaries this year.
Minimum pay increase for 2016 yet to be fixed Society

Minimum pay increase for 2016 yet to be fixed

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour fell short of fixing the minimum wage increase for 2016 during a meeting in Hanoi on August 25.