Da Nang urged to improve investment environment Business

Da Nang urged to improve investment environment

Despite attracting 341 investment projects with 847.3 million USD in 2018-2020, Da Nang City has to cope with poor development of supportive industries and the skilled labour force for high-tech industries in its efforts to build the city into an investment hub in central Vietnam.
Vietnam placed fifth in global trade connectedness in 2019 Business

Vietnam placed fifth in global trade connectedness in 2019

Vietnam was ranked fifth in terms of global trade connectedness last year, up five places from the previous ranking in 2017, according to a report jointly released by the US’s New York University Stern School of Business and logistics giant DHL.
Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
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.
Technology vital for craft villages to thrive Sci-Tech

Technology vital for craft villages to thrive

Vietnam’s international integration has brought both challenges and opportunities for traditional craft villages, with the use of scientific and technical advances in production considered vital for them to thrive.
Tien Giang takes steps to attract more investment Business

Tien Giang takes steps to attract more investment

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is soliciting investment in clean industry projects and high added-value projects that use modern technologies and are less labour-intensive, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Textile-garment exports to continue declining Business

Textile-garment exports to continue declining

The Vietnam Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) forecasts the country’s textile and garment exports will continue to decline by 14-18 percent each month for the rest of 2020 over the same period last year.
Thailand allows longer stay for migrant workers World

Thailand allows longer stay for migrant workers

The Thai cabinet has approved a plan of the Ministry of Labour to allow more than 500,000 foreign workers with legal documents to stay longer for working in the Southeast Asian country until March 2022.