New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister Society

New-style rural area building faces many challenges: Minister

Middle-income trap, climate change and international economic integration are posing great challenges to agriculture, farmers and rural areas in Vietnam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a conference held in Hanoi on October 5.
HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter Society

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Party official receives ILO Country Director Politics

Party official receives ILO Country Director

Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19 for Chang-Hee Lee, Country Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Vietnam.
ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM ASEAN

ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM

Emerging technology and relentless changes in labour markets have forced young people in Southeast Asia to constantly upgrade their skills, a research released this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Singaporean-based internet company Sea has revealed.
Nearly 67,000 labourers sent overseas in H1 Society

Nearly 67,000 labourers sent overseas in H1

Vietnam sent 66,983 labourers to work abroad during January-June, accounting for 55.82 percent of the yearly plan, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA)’ Department of Overseas Labour.
Technological progress produces mixed results in rural areas Sci-Tech

Technological progress produces mixed results in rural areas

Urban technological progress raises the competitive advantage of urban firms over rural firms in product market competition, and can lead to a brain drain in rural areas, Oudom Hean of Ohio State University in the US said at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
Seminar discusses developing quality workforce Society

Seminar discusses developing quality workforce

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Asian Development Bank held a seminar in Hanoi on July 17, discussing the development of high-quality workforce for Vietnam’s sustainable development.
Ho Chi Minh City needs 155,000 work hands for H2 Society

Ho Chi Minh City needs 155,000 work hands for H2

Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s biggest economic hub, will need about 155,000 workers for the rest of this year, according to a municipal forecast centre on human resources and labour market information.
Thailand’s new government urged to improve manpower World

Thailand’s new government urged to improve manpower

The new government of Thailand should invest heavily in developing the country’s manpower to make it survive in the fast-moving digital economy, President of Thailand Development and Research Institute (TDRI) Somkiat Tangkitvanich has said.