Labour force: mismatch between supply and demand

28/05/2018 15:34

Vietnam has abundant labour resources but many enterprises in the country say they cannot recruit a sufficient number of skilled workers, and as a result, cannot expand production activities. 

Action month for children 2018 kicks off

27/05/2018 22:30

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs launched the 2018 action month for children, themed “For children’s safe and healthy living”, in the northern province of Phu Tho on May 27.

Cao Lanh ‘Friendship’ Bridge officially opens

27/05/2018 20:15

On May 27th, the official opening of the Cao Lanh Bridge and its inter-connecting roads was held, directly benefiting more than 5 million people in the Mekong Delta region through improved access to markets and services in Vietnam. 

Ly Son islanders urged not to use plastic bags, straws

27/05/2018 13:02

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.

A creative summer camp for children in HCM City

26/05/2018 13:22

A new summer camp called “A Creative Summer–A Soul Summer Arts Experience” is going to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on July 2-20 to awaken the artistic potential of children.

Hanoi People’s Council proposes revoking long-delayed projects

24/05/2018 16:23

The supervision group of the Hanoi People’s Council has asked the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with the city’s authorities in order to reclaim long-delayed projects which violate the current Land Law.

14 former OVs injured in bus accident in Laos

24/05/2018 15:30

A bus carrying 41 former overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Thailand and Laos skidded and overturned in Packsan town, Laos’ central province of Bolykhamsay, on May 23 morning, injuring 14 people.

Three major airports need over 5 billion USD for upgrading

23/05/2018 20:27

More than 116 trillion VND (5.11 billion USD) is needed to build Long Thanh airport and upgrade Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports for the 2018-2021 period, with a vision to 2025, according to the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) investment plan.

Basic salary for public employees to increase as of July 1

22/05/2018 20:14

The basic salary applied to civil servants, public employees and the armed forces will rise from VND1.3 million to VND1.39 million per month as of July 1, 2018, according to Decree No.72/2018/NĐ-CP recently issued by the Government.

Party official visits Buddhist monk on Lord Buddha’s birthday

22/05/2018 15:40

Head of Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), at Vien Minh pagoda in Quang Lang commune in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district on May 21.

Retirement age set to be increased

21/05/2018 21:33

Under the pressure of a rapidly aging population and dwindling social welfare funds, Vietnam is planning to raise the existing retirement ages for both men and women to mitigate the economic impacts of these issues.