Kuwaiti oil minister makes field trip to Thanh Hoa

Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Information Ahmad Al-Abdulla Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sept. 22 worked with the authorities of the central province of Thanh Hoa , where Kuwait is joining hands with partners to build the Nghi Son oil refinery.

Local firms raise salaries despite recession

The average gross salary increased 16.47 percent during the period from April 2008 to March 2009, according to the latest announcement from the Navigos Group, the leading recruitment solutions provider in Vietnam.

This is one of the final results of the Vietnam Salary Survey 2009 which was released on September 23 in Ho Chi Minh city.

Poachers threaten rare species

Illegal hunting and trading of wildlife are increasing at an alarming rate, posing a serious threat to rare and endangered species, conservationists have said.

Hanoi allocates 200 billion VND to social welfare

Hanoi has decided to allocate an additional 200 billion VND to shore up social welfare, targeting farmers who lost land to investment projects, and workers made redundant by the economic slowdown.

HCM City students aspire to foreign jobs

Most students in Ho Chi Minh City want to work for multinational corporations and foreign companies because they believe that they would have opportunities to learn, promote their creativity and gain promotion.

Software, IT, HR expo opens in Hanoi

An exhibition to showcase Vietnam ’s software, information technology (IT) and international human resources will take place from August 26-28 in Hanoi.

Caravat launches new recruitment service

Caravat, the first ever website for business community in Vietnam, has launched its new service for job seekers who desire to earn a monthly income of 1,000 USD or higher.

Seafood processing plant built in Hau Giang

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai attended the ground breaking ceremony for the Minh Phu-Hau Giang seafood processing plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on Aug. 17.

Vietnam’s labour market shows signs of recovery

The labour market is showing signs of recovery as online demand for human resources increased considerably in the second quarter of this year, said Vietnam’s largest job placement website, VietnamWorks.com.

Mobile rules pressure providers

Mobile phone service providers have asked for more time to implement pre-paid phone subscriber guidelines just a few days before the deadline.
Culture - Sports

New coach for women volleyballers

Brazilian Augusto will take over as coach of the 19 member national women’s volleyball team beginning on August 5 at their training session in Hanoi , the Vietnam Volleyball Federation announced on August 2.