Society

Vietnam boosts labour exports

Vietnam aims to send 90,000 guest workers abroad in 2015, deputy director of the Overseas Labour Management Department Tong Hai Nam told Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times).
World

Thai health ministry to extend service to alien workers

The Ministry of Public Health is considering a plan to extend its health services to foreign workers and others struggling with health care coverage, to ensure access to treatment for those working and living in the Kingdom.
Society

Vietnam intensifies management of foreign workers

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) said it will strictly check and supervise enterprises and organisations recruiting foreigners to better the management of the employees.
Minister questioned on social affairs Politics

Minister questioned on social affairs

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen touched upon a number of issues under her remit in response to National Assembly deputies’ queries during a question-and-answer session on November 19.
World

Singapore’s population at 10-year low

Singapore's population is at its lowest in over a decade since the government tightened immigration, according to figures released by the Statistics Department of Singapore on September 25.
Society

Vietnam – a desirable career destination

With its improved living conditions, high economic growth and rising demand for senior professionals, Vietnam is considered an attractive spot for skilled foreign workers, according to Careerintelligence.com.
Government office clears up socio-economic issues Politics

Government office clears up socio-economic issues

Minister and head of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen fielded questions about steps against negative impacts on socio-economic development arising from the ongoing East Sea dispute at the Government’s monthly press briefing in Hanoi on July 1.
Ha Tinh: two rioters sentenced with imprisonment Society

Ha Tinh: two rioters sentenced with imprisonment

The People’s Court of central Ha Tinh province on June 10 imprisoned Le Trong Tu and Lo Minh Trong, after both were found guilty of stealing property from factories during the recent disturbances following workers’ demonstrations against China’s illegal actions in Vietnam’s waters.
Society

Three more arrested following Ha Tinh disturbances

Police in the central province of Ha Tinh on June 9 arrested three men and charged them with stealing property from factories and the construction site belonging to the Hung Nghiep Formosa company in Vung Ang Economic Zone.
Business

Experts discuss role of trade zones

Vietnamese and foreign experts gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on June 10 to share their experience in developing free trade zones (FTZs) and special economic zones (SEZs).
Deputy PM: Vietnam ensures safety for foreign businesses Business

Deputy PM: Vietnam ensures safety for foreign businesses

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will make every measure to ensure security and safety of life and assets for domestic and foreign businesses operating in the Formosa project in Ha Tinh province.