WEF ASEAN 2018: Ways to get ASEAN over time of passive growth Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Ways to get ASEAN over time of passive growth

Experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have suggested ways for ASEAN to get over the era of passive growth, lure more foreign direct investment, and develop human resources on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 in Hanoi.
Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage World

Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

The Malaysian government will implement a standardised new minimum wage of 1,050 RM (253 USD) a month or 5.05 RM per hour nationwide - including Sabah and Sarawak - from January 1 next year, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has announced.
NA Chairwoman meets with outstanding workers Society

NA Chairwoman meets with outstanding workers

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for 70 workers who have been honoured with the third Nguyen Duc Canh Award given by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to outstanding labourers with excellent ideas, technological solutions, and inventions.
Legislators adopt one law, three resolutions Politics

Legislators adopt one law, three resolutions

Legislators passed the law amending and supplementing a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law on June 15, also the last working day of the fifth meeting of the 14th National Assembly.
Party Central Committee issues resolution on salary policy reform Politics

Party Central Committee issues resolution on salary policy reform

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on May 21 signed the issuance of a Resolution of the 7th meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee on the reform of salary policy for civil servants, public employees, the armed forces and workers of enterprises (Resolution 27-NQ/TW).
HCM City increases civil servants’ salaries Society

HCM City increases civil servants’ salaries

Increasing civil servants’ salaries was among the notable improvements made by HCM City since agovernment resolution that gives the city more control over its governance was approved by the National Assembly four months ago.
Indonesia: Workers, activists mark May Day with rallies World

Indonesia: Workers, activists mark May Day with rallies

Thousands of workers joined the Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) at a rally near the presidential palace in Jakarta on the International Labour Day or May Day (May 1) to call on the Government to give more job opportunities to domestic labourers.
Labour research contest looks to better labour policies  Society

Labour research contest looks to better labour policies

The Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Vietnam have launched the 2018 Labour Research Contest with the topic of “Research for exploring Industrial Relations practices and its reflection toward better policies”.