Thue Thien Hue steps up tourism promotion

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The People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue, together with the International Labor Organisation (ILO), launched a conference on destination management on September 25, in a bid to promote the local tourism industry and attract more holiday-makers to the area.

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Vietnam to verify report of 'modern slavery' among workers in Malaysia

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Vietnam to verify report of 'modern slavery' among workers in Malaysia

Vietnam will investigate whether 40 percent of its migrant workers suffer passport retention and debt bondage in Malaysia’s electronics sector as suggested in a US-funded report, which described the situation as tantamount to "modern slavery."

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City business needs 95,000 employees in fourth quarter

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Businesses in Ho Chi Minh City will need about 60,000 full time and 35,000 part time employees in the fourth quarter, said the city Center of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information (FALMI).

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Ministry seeks new method to measure unemployment rate

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Ministry seeks new method to measure unemployment rate

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs said it will work with the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) to find a more suitable method to measure the unemployment rate in Vietnam.

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ASEAN Economic Community to open door for more foreign workers in Vietnam

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ASEAN Economic Community to open door for more foreign workers in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has been warned that it could witness a strong wave of workers from ASEAN countries after the the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) becomes official next year.

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How much do Vietnamese workers really earn?

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How much do Vietnamese workers really earn?

VietNamNet Bridge – The average monthly income of a Vietnamese worker was ND4.6 million in the second quarter of the year, a figure that the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in its report called “fabulous”.

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Vietnam’s unemployment rate one of the lowest worldwide?

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Vietnam’s unemployment rate one of the lowest worldwide?

VietNamNet Bridge – The unemployment rate in Vietnam in the second quarter of 2014 was 1.84 percent, one of the lowest in the world. The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) said that the calculation method used to determine the jobless rate accords with international practice.

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Labour Brokerage Association debuts in Czech Republic

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Labour Brokerage Association debuts in Czech Republic

(VOV) - The Vietnam Labour Brokerage Association in the Czech Republic was launched on September 13 in the presence of Vietnam Ambassador Truong Manh Son, embassy staff and representatives from more than 10 companies operating in labor brokerage in the Eastern European nation.

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Contract signing authority of the head of representative offices in VN

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Enterprises should pay heed to the authority of Branch Head and Head of Representative Office in signing a number of contracts such as labor and commercial contracts, as well as their capacity to participate in legal proceedings when disputes arise.

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Vietnam’s regional minimum wages proposed to rise by 15% next year

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Vietnam’s regional minimum wages proposed to rise by 15% next year

Regional minimum wages in Vietnam next year may rise by 15 percent on average from the current rates, according to a labor ministry plan.

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Vietnam’s productivity rate remains one of world’s lowest

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Vietnam’s productivity rate remains one of world’s lowest

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has one of the the lowest unemployment rates in the world, but it is also ranked as having one of the lowest labor productivity rates.

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HCMC short of high quality human resources

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HCMC short of high quality human resources

Supply of high quality human resource has failed to meet continuously increasing demand in Ho Chi Minh City, said Mr. Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the HCMC Center of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information (FALMI).

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Nearly ten percent of Vietnam's kids are child laborers: survey

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Nearly ten percent of Vietnam's kids are child laborers: survey

A national survey released at a conference held Tuesday in Hanoi reported that Vietnam is home to roughly 1.75 million child laborers, more than half of whom have never been to school.

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Authority pans Vietnam’s 'super low' 1.84% jobless rate

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Authority pans Vietnam’s 'super low' 1.84% jobless rate

For any country, an unemployment rate of below two percent is to die for, but the 1.84 percent rate Vietnam’s labor ministry recently released did not please experts and analysts.

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Is Vietnam’s unemployment rate of 1.84% a correct figure?

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Is Vietnam’s unemployment rate of 1.84% a correct figure?

VietNamNet Bridge – According to a report from the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in early September, the unemployment rate of Vietnam is 1.84%. Former chair of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs – Mrs. Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu – said that this figure is “funny optimism”.

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