World

Singapore PM encourages companies to venture overseas

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong encouraged small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to venture overseas with the Government’s help at the Malay-Muslim Business Conference held in Singapore on May 7.
Society

Vietnam aims to send more guest workers to Japan

General Director of the Overseas Labour Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Nguyen Ngoc Quynh spoke with the Vietnam Business Forum about how Vietnamese workers, businesses and managers should approach the Japanese market which is considered big but highly demanding.
Society

JICA supports vocational training in Vietnam

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently decided to provide official development assistance worth 100 million JPY (978,000 USD) for a Japanese vocational facility in northern Vietnam.
Business

Tender law offers value for contractors’ money

The National Assembly has adopted the Law on Tendering or the Law on Public Procurement, which is expected to encourage a more competitive environment for government bid packages. Le Net and Thai Huynh Ngoc Kim Ngan at LNT & Partners take some highlights on the document, passed on November 26, on Vietnam Investment Review.
Society

Vietnam, Japan enhance trade unions cooperation

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the National Confederation of Trade Unions of Japan (Zenroren) have expressed their wish to intensify bilateral cooperation and exchanges in a bid to protect workers’ legitimate rights and benefits.
PM hails social welfare efforts Society

PM hails social welfare efforts

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has praised the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) for increasing social welfare spending in 2012, despite difficulties during the year.
Five more laws go through National Assembly Politics

Five more laws go through National Assembly

The National Assembly on June 20 adopted five more laws, including the Law on Price, the Law on Judicial Assessment, the Law on Law Dissemination and Education, the Law on Dealing with Administrative Violations and the amended Law on Trade Union.
Politics

Standing Committee holds hearings

The Government Inspector General Huynh Phong Tranh answered NA deputies’ questions at the 10 th session of the 13th National Assembly Standing Committee that closed on August 22.