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policy makers

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

Society

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.

PM busy with P4G related events

Politics

PM busy with P4G related events

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation attended a banquet hosted by the Queen of Denmark for heads of delegations to the P4G Summit, and a lunch hosted by the Prince and Princess of Denmark as well as the closing ceremony of the summit on October 20.

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation

Sci-Tech

Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation

Vietnam needs to improve the quality of its technical and vocational education and training to meet the requirements of digitisation and industry 4.0, a conference heard in HCM City on September 18.

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

Society

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

The challenges and opportunities of ASEAN social security institutions in the Industry 4.0, as well as the free flow of labour are both high on the agenda for the ongoing 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals

World

WEF ASEAN: Asia has strong fundamentals

Asia has strong fundamentals for long-term growth despite trade tensions, dollar strengthening and demographic challenges casting a shadow on the outlook for strong global growth.