Garment, footwear firms to receive honours

Eighty-four outstanding enterprises in the textile and garment, and leather and footwear sectors will receive awards in Hanoi on Nov.18 at a ceremony to be attended by Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong.

Province cuts red tape for investors

Binh Duong province has made every effort to improve its infrastructure and administrative formalities so as to attract more foreign investors, said chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Nguyen Hoang Son.

400,000 rural workers to receive vocational training

A total of 400,000 people will benefit from the first year of a vocational training scheme for rural workers until 2020, said the General Department of Vocational Training (GDVT) of the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs.

Tourism staff lack qualifications

The number of tourism training courses has increased in recent years, but a shortage of qualified personnel remains, according to the Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Buddhist Sangha convenes meeting

The sixth Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) convened its third meeting in Quang Duc Monastery in Ho Chi Minh City on January 18 with the participation of more than 500 representatives from provincial and municipal VBS chapters nationwide.

German company helps improve vocational training

Rober Bosch Vietnam Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the German-based Robert Bosch GmbH, on November 24 announced its project to help four vocational schools in Vietnam improve their training capacity.

1.64 million students receive vocational training

The General Department of Vocational Training will raise the rate of trained workers in the country from 28 percent in 2009 to 30 percent next year, with 1.64 million students enrolled in the 2009-2010 academic year.

Int’l cooperation in vocational training encouraged

Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed that the government encourages vocational training establishments to join with foreign advanced training schools and create favourable conditions for prestigious investors to open schools in Vietnam.
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Viettel completes broadband network

The Military Telecom Corporation (Viettel) said May 29 that it has completed installation of a broadband network connecting educational institutions in the city.