Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains Business

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Vietnam is among the top countries attracting foreign direct investment in the Asia-Pacific region, but the rate of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participating in the value chains of foreign-invested companies is rather low, according to the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC).
Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever Society

Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung requested the involvement of the entire political system in the fight against African swine fever during a teleconference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on May 13.
Vietnam boasts many advantageous exports to Romania: Ministry Business

Vietnam boasts many advantageous exports to Romania: Ministry

Romania is a market of great potential to Vietnam’s exports like tropical fruits (fresh and canned), seafood (frozen and canned), coffee, pepper, cashew nut and pork, although the European country has a relatively developed agriculture, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour Society

Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue on March 13 on international standards related to child labour amidst international trade commitments.
Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia Society

Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia

Representatives of Vietnam’s labour sector met with Russian partners last week to kick off the first round of negotiations for sending Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia.
Deputy PM pays pre-Tet visit to Nam Dinh province Society

Deputy PM pays pre-Tet visit to Nam Dinh province

A government delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, visited and extended New Year greetings to poor families and workers in the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh on January 22.
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.
Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.