Vietnam’s SMEs promoted in Czech Republic Business

Vietnam’s SMEs promoted in Czech Republic

The Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (VINASME) held a workshop in Prague on February 17 to help businesses in the Czech Republic learn firsthand about Vietnam’s business climate.
Year-end sees labour shortage Society

Year-end sees labour shortage

The final month of the lunar year sees a seasonal employment surge, however, the number of job seekers decline, making it difficult for enterprises to handle the trade of the upcoming Tet holidays.

Craft production thrives in central province

As Tet approaches, traditional craft villages near the former imperial city of Hue are busy with production. Not only are they preserving Tet rituals, they're also bringing jobs to thousands of seasonal workers.

More jobless seek help via insurance in Vietnam

The number of people participating in the unemployment insurance policy nationwide surged from nearly 6 million in 2009 to over 8.3 million in 2012, an increase attributed to growing public awareness about insurance, heard a conference in Hanoi on October 10.

Students choose to work over holiday

Many students from other provinces in HCM City choose to find temporary jobs or do social work during Tet instead of returning home for the festival.

Wood processing industry focuses on labour training

The wood processing industry is dealing with a shortage of high-quality labourers, according to the Department of Processing and Trade for Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Products and Salt Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam focuses on developing craft villages

Developing craft villages so they can enable rural residents to earn a stable income, is one of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) major policies, said a senior ministry official.