Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase Society

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

People, particularly those working in informal sectors and housewives, are afraid of a possible surge in the prices of goods as soon as the basic salary for civil servants and public employees increases next month.
Underpaid labourers choose to work overtime Society

Underpaid labourers choose to work overtime

A survey by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) conducted in March and April on 2,500 workers revealed that labourers work overtime for the extra money, not because they want to.
HCM City plans to increase salary for kindergarten teachers Society

HCM City plans to increase salary for kindergarten teachers

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has petitioned the municipal People’s Council to increase salary and allowances to raise incomes for kindergarten teachers in order to encourage them to continue working as the city has seen a year-by-year increase of kindergarten teachers quitting their jobs.
Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers World

Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers

Minimum compensation for foreign workers in Singapore who unfortunately have accidents will be 60,000 SGD (nearly 43,000 USD), up from the previous 40,000 SGD (28,500 USD) from October 1, according to recent changes announced by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Civil servants base salary up 5 percent Society

Civil servants base salary up 5 percent

The monthly base salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces has been officially stipulated to go up by 5 percent to 1.21 million VND (nearly 54 USD).
Wages of bank employees rise Business

Wages of bank employees rise

Commercial bank employees received an average monthly wage last year of 13-23 million VND (590-1,045 USD), up 1-4 million VND against 2014, thanks to banks’ better performance.
Bankers enjoy highest salaries in 2015 Business

Bankers enjoy highest salaries in 2015

The highest monthly salary for mid-level and senior managers in Vietnam was 225 million VND (10,000 USD), up by 11 percent in 2015 in comparison with the previous year.