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Maritime industry lacks human resources

Society

Maritime industry lacks human resources

Universities need to train nearly 15,000 navigating officers and other shipping personnel by 2020 to address a shortage of human resources in the maritime industry, according to Dr Nguyen Duc Ca of the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences.

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

Business

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

Logistics fees in Vietnam account for nearly 21 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with transport making up 60 percent of the figure, twice as much as some developed economies.

Rubber exports up in volume, down in value

Business

Rubber exports up in volume, down in value

Vietnam exported about 1.58 million tonnes of rubber in 2018 – worth 2.1 billion USD and up 14.5 percent in volume, but down 6.6 percent in value year-on-year, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported.

Workshop discusses ways to develop logistics services

Business

Workshop discusses ways to develop logistics services

A workshop was held in Hanoi on December 20 to help the Ministry of Industry and Trade implement an action plan to increase the competitiveness of logistics services in Vietnam through 2025, as well as to attract investment to build logistics centres so as to boost the sale of Vietnamese goods in the European and American regions.

77th Mekong River joint patrol begins

World

77th Mekong River joint patrol begins

The 77th Mekong River joint patrol by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand began on December 18 from Guan Lei port, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Yunnan province.