54.6 million jobs generated in Q1 Business

54.6 million jobs generated in Q1

An estimate of 54.6 million jobs were added to the Vietnamese workforce in the first three months of 2019, up 0.11 percent from the last quarter of 2018.
Electronic appliance market busy ahead of Tet Videos

Electronic appliance market busy ahead of Tet

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday draws nearer, the electronic appliance market has also entered its peak season with an array of promotional campaigns and several products on sale at half price.
Vietbuild Home expo begins in HCM City Business

Vietbuild Home expo begins in HCM City

Vietbuild Home, the annual exhibition on real estate, interior and exterior decoration and household appliances, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 19 with many new products and brands on show.
Southern province develops hi-tech farms Business

Southern province develops hi-tech farms

The development of hi-tech farms for large-scale animal husbandry in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vang Tau has reduced costs, improved livestock quality and protected the environment.
Handicapped children lack access to education Society

Handicapped children lack access to education

Handicapped Vietnamese children face obstacles to access education, leaving the majority of them with a low level of education and few job opportunities, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
Consumer finance arms race Business

Consumer finance arms race

Consumer finance companies are offering various promotions to customers, aiming to enlarge their share in an increasingly competitive market.
Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave Health

Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.
Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports Business

Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports

Following China’s ban on import of plastic wastes, a lot of them are coming instead to Vietnam, but with consignees failing to claim shipments, the wastes are piling up at ports including those in HCM City.