Thailand to raise minimum wage next year World

Thailand to raise minimum wage next year

The national wage committee of Thailand on December 6 agreed to increase the minimum daily wage from 308-330 baht (10.16-10.88 USD) to 313-336 baht (10.32-11.08 USD).
HCM City hopes to intensify cooperation with Australia: official Politics

HCM City hopes to intensify cooperation with Australia: official

Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem hosted a reception in the city for a delegation from the Australian Political Exchange Council led by Chief of the Office of the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training of Australia’s Queensland state Laura Fraser Hardy on November 20.
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
Dong Nai to assist people affected by airport project Society

Dong Nai to assist people affected by airport project

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai plan to establish hi-tech agricultural co-operatives to create jobs for those over the age of 40 who are affected by the construction of Long Thanh International Airport.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3 World

Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3

The overall unemployment rate in Singapore rose in the third quarter of this year to the highest level since 2009, according to the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM).