Vietnam, Japan facilitate labour exports Business

Vietnam, Japan facilitate labour exports

Vietnam and Japan will sign a cooperation agreement providing labour skills for foreigners, aiming to enable Vietnamese citizens to work in Japan in line with the country’s new visa policy.
WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019 World

WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019

Cambodia’s economy is projected to expand 7 percent in 2019, lower than the rate of 7.5 percent recorded in the previous year as export moderate in line with a fall in global demand, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report.
Seminar discusses strong employer brands Business

Seminar discusses strong employer brands

Enterprises increasingly appreciate the importance of human resource management and have mapped out human resource development strategies methodically, a seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City on April 9.
Vietnam not taking advantage of free labour mobility Society

Vietnam not taking advantage of free labour mobility

Two years after joining the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Vietnam’s labourers have not tapped the opportunities brought about by greater labour mobility, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
UXO victims need livelihood support Society

UXO victims need livelihood support

Top priority should be given to creating new livelihood for victims of war-era unexploded ordnance (UXO) to help them return to normal life, said an official from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Vietnam tops productivity growth in ASEAN Business

Vietnam tops productivity growth in ASEAN

Vietnamese workers have substantially improved their productivity levels in the last 15 years, according to ICAEW’s latest ‘Economic Insight: South East Asia’ event launched in Hanoi on June 10.
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).
Business

FDI fails to meet quality target

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has undoubtedly played a major role in the country's economic growth but it is a mixed blessing, according to economists.