Society

Vietnamese workers popular in RoK

The Republic of Korea ’s resumption of recruiting foreign guest workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) Programme on Sept. 1, after a three-month halt due to the global economic recession, has created better conditions for Vietnam ’s labour exports.
Society

No free treatment for traffic offenders

People injured in traffic accidents will no longer have hospital fees paid for by medical insurance, unless they have the proper paperwork to prove they did not violate traffic regulations.
Environment

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.
Society

Enterprises - vanguard force in int’l integration

Entrepreneurs and enterprise are a vanguard force in the national renewal and the international integration process, bringing the country to the same level as others in the world, said Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Society

49 Vietnamese graduates receive EC scholarships

The European Commission’s Charge D’Affaires in Vietnam Willy Vandenberge, on Aug.31 announced that 49 Vietnamese graduates have received Erasmus Mundus scholarships for the 2009-2010 academic year.