Insurance, wage policies take effect Society

Insurance, wage policies take effect

New policies on compulsory social insurance, region-based minimum wages and multidimensional poverty standards are among those that take effect in January 2016.
Business

Seminar discusses empowering women in businesses

Being trained and certified of financial background or experienced in the financial sector is seen as a catalyst for women to achieve boardroom positions in big corporations, heard a seminar on women and leadership recently held by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City boosts female employment Society

Ho Chi Minh City boosts female employment

Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of Ho Chi Minh City's Centre for Human Resource Forecasts and Labour Information, spoke to Phu nu Viet Nam (Vietnamese Women) newspaper about employment this year.
Politics

NA needs to increase businesspeople among deputies

A senior Vietnamese economic expert said it is necessary to increase the number of businesspeople in the list of 13th National Assembly deputies at a time when economic development is considered a particularly important task.
Society

Bias blocks women’s job training

Widespread gender discrimination needs to be tackled effectively to ensure more female workers access vocational training, gain knowledge and skills and increase their competitiveness, experts say.