Salary increases in 2020 lowest in 10 years: survey Business

Salary increases in 2020 lowest in 10 years: survey

Salaries increased by 6.5 percent this year at multinational companies (MNCs) and 5.2 percent at Vietnamese companies, and are forecast to increase by 7 percent and 7.7 percent next year, according to the Talentnet – Mercer Total Remuneration Survey.
State Audit of Vietnam works to complete 2020 plan Business

State Audit of Vietnam works to complete 2020 plan

As the Chair of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institution (ASOSAI) for the 2018-2021 term, the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) has strived to implement its audit plan for 2020 despite formidable challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses Business

Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses

The Government's 30 percent corporate income tax cut was a step in the right direction but it could have been more inclusive by offering support to small businesses that were in desperate need of cash due to the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said business leaders and industry experts.
Half of local businesses use IFRS Business

Half of local businesses use IFRS

More than half of companies in Vietnam have been adopting international financial reporting standards to meet investors’ expectations and improve their corporate governance, a survey showed.
Five Vietnamese resorts named among Asia’s best Travel

Five Vietnamese resorts named among Asia’s best

Several Vietnamese resorts have clinched spots at the Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, with The Anam coming in as the highest-ranking Vietnamese resort on the “Top 30 Resorts in Asia” list, closely followed by Banyan Tree Lang Co.
Tourists eager to resume domestic travel Travel

Tourists eager to resume domestic travel

About 68 percent of surveyed people in Vietnam stated their intent to resume travelling by the last quarter of 2020, showing their eagerness to travel and confidence in the Government’s handling of the pandemic.
Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training Society

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.