More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019 Society

More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019

More than 1.655 million jobs were created in 2019, reaching 103.5 percent of the yearly plan and equal to 100.4 percent of the figure of the previous year, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter Society

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM Politics

Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 9 highlighted the deepening diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the Middle East and African countries, as well as progress made in their collaboration in other spheres like trade, telecommunications, labour, education and health care.
Forum seeks new drivers for national economic growth Business

Forum seeks new drivers for national economic growth

Vietnam should push reform and development at the same time so as not to lag behind in the new era, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said at the first Vietnam Reform and Development Forum (VRDF) in Hanoi.
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.
Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition Sci-Tech

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

An international workshop to promote cooperation in ensuring fairness in Vietnam’s energy shift towards more eco-friendly power was held by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Vietnam Office, and the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in Hanoi on September 18.
Changes needed to attract next-generation FDI Business

Changes needed to attract next-generation FDI

This year marks 30 years since foreign direct investment (FDI) first entered Vietnam. Since then, FDI has contributed to the country’s socio – economic development by boosting exports, enriching the State budget and shifting the economic structure.
Vietnamese, Czech legislatures look to boost ties Politics

Vietnamese, Czech legislatures look to boost ties

Vojtech Filip, Vice Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, has suggested legislative bodies of Vietnam and his country strengthen monitoring activities, aiming at realising cooperation agreements between the two countries.