Reign of COVID-19 in Vietnam short-lived: US magazine World

Reign of COVID-19 in Vietnam short-lived: US magazine

The reign of COVID-19 in Vietnam has been watery and short-lived, in contrast to other countries like Italy or the United States thanks to an unique approach to testing, US-based Borgen Magazine said in a recent article.
Singapore’s electronics sector continue stable growth World

Singapore’s electronics sector continue stable growth

Singapore’s electronics industry - particularly semiconductors - has outperformed other segments of the economy amid the coronavirus-induced recession and will remain a major source of employment, Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said at a recent press conference.
Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled Society

Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled

A plan on support for persons with disabilities (PWDs) between 2012 and 2020 (Plan 1019) has gained certain encouraging outcomes, helping to improve the group’s living standards and access to equal opportunities, heard a recent conference in Ninh Binh province.
Vietnam, New Zealand seek to enhance bilateral trade Business

Vietnam, New Zealand seek to enhance bilateral trade

The seventh meeting of the Joint Trade and Economic Commission (JTEC) between Vietnam and New Zealand was held online on October 23, co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh and New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary Trade and Economic Vangelis Vitalis.
Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University Politics

Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on October 19 had a meeting with students of the Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi - a symbol of human resource development projects between Japan and ASEAN - as part of his official visit to Vietnam.
Thailand urges migrant workers to renew work permits ASEAN

Thailand urges migrant workers to renew work permits

Thailand’s Ministry of Labour is warning Lao, Myanmar and Cambodian migrant workers to have their work permits renewed by October 31, or else they may face stiff punishment and be immediately deported back to their countries.
Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment Society

Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment

Vietnam has done well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming second within ASEAN, and ranking 77 out of 158 countries this year, according to a new analysis from Oxfam and the Development Finance International which was released on October 8.
Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training Society

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand to allow grace period for migrant workers World

Thailand to allow grace period for migrant workers

Thailand is considering to allow migrant workers whose employment expires starting next month to remain in the country instead of having to return to their home countries to re-apply for employment from there.
Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3 Business

Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3

More jobs were created in the third quarter of this year on the back of the country’s economic resurgence, a press conference held by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on October 6 heard.