Business

Labour exporter strands workers

Dozens of Vietnamese guest workers are stranded in Malaysia after their employer failed to extend their visas, according to the Vietnamese Embassy's Labour Management Board.
Society

Jobs, insurance key issues on website

Social security, job creation, social insurance payments and labour export were the key issues raised by members of the public on an online website launched by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, yesterday.
Business

UK to provide technical assistance in policy making capacity

The UK has agreed to provide technical assistance for Vietnam to improve its capacity of policy-making and monetary policy management as well as management of the commodity market through training courses, exchange of experts and professional discussions.
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VN, Philippines tighten bilateral cooperation

Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and his Philippine counterpart, Albert F. Del Rosario, co-chaired the sixth session of the Vietnam-Philippines Bilateral Cooperation Committee in Hanoi on Oct. 7.
ASEAN

Laos aims to develop tourism industry

The Lao government has put forward a number of incentive policies for the tourist industry and increased its investment in the sector in an effort to raise the number of visitors to the country.
Society

Visa exemptions during Hanoi’s anniversary

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung has agreed with the proposal from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) to grant free visas to foreign tourists between October and December.
Business

Mutual trade with Myanmar up 58 percent

Two-way trade revenue between Vietnam and Myanmar increased by more than 58 percent year-on-year to 73 million USD in the first eight months of the year, according to statistics from the Myanmar Customs Office.
Society

OV in France to help boost Vietnam’s tourism

More than 150 overseas Vietnamese (OV) delegates from 14 French cities and provinces gathered at a meeting in Paris on Sept. 8 to discuss solutions to develop Vietnam’s tourism sector.
Business

Exporters rush to opportunities in Myanmar

Economists said there was a golden chance for Vietnamese businesses to export their products to Myanmar as its Government was making numerous offers to foreign traders and investors.
World

RoK to screen bachelors eyeing brides abroad

The Republic of Korea is reportedly set to screen bachelors looking for foreign brides, following an incident where a Vietnamese wife was stabbed to death by her Korean husband.