Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

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SaigonTimes English 17 hour(s) ago

Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

HCMC - Vietnam’s economy has seen its global competitiveness waning as a result of its improper development model, says a report by the HCMC Party Committee.

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Doors opening for Vietnamese labor in Japan

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Doors opening for Vietnamese labor in Japan

Vietnamese work at a mushroom production and processing factory in Japan. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Vietnam leather firm leader faces charges in employees’ deaths

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Vietnam leather firm leader faces charges in employees’ deaths

Hao Duong Leather Joint-stock Company in Ho Chi Minh City's Nha Be District, where three employees died from asphyxia last year / PHOTO COURTESY OF VNEXPRESS

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Experts give opinions to new rules on domestic workers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Experts give opinions to new rules on domestic workers

The new regulations on domestic workers should be more concrete so that they can be implemented efficiently when they take effect next month, some experts have said.

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Vietnam employers required to contract domestic workers beginning May 25

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Vietnam employers required to contract domestic workers beginning May 25

As of May 25, those who employ domestic workers in Vietnam must sign a labor contract with them and must not pay them less than applicable minimum wages, according to a new governmental decree.

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100 laborers flee from gold mine in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

100 laborers flee from gold mine in central Vietnam

It was a chaotic scene on Thursday when nearly 100 laborers ran to escape from alleged slave labor conditions in a gold mine located in Quang Nam central province.

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Labor market cramped due to Chinese workers

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The increase in Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in recent years has cleared the way for Chinese workers to flock to Vietnam, raising worries about the impact on socio-economic development.

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Rate of illegal overstaying workers rises, Korean labor market may close

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Rate of illegal overstaying workers rises, Korean labor market may close

VietNamNet Bridge – The rate of Vietnamese workers overstaying their visas in South Korea fell to nearly 39 percent last October, but the trend has since reversed and now stands at 49 percent, according to a conference on April 2.

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2 Vietnam teenagers escape slave labor at gold mines

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2 Vietnam teenagers escape slave labor at gold mines

Pham Van Hao, 17, (left) and Pham Van Cuong, 19, at Quang Nam Province’s child support center after escaping from slave labor conditions at a local gold mine. Photo by Hoang Son

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Chinese workers flood power plant in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Chinese workers flood power plant in central Vietnam

Chinese workers at the construction site of the Vinh Tan 2 coal-fired power plant in Binh Thuan Province

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Vietnam fosters gender equality to ensure social security

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Vietnam fosters gender equality to ensure social security

Vietnam has carried out many important policies on gender equality in order to guarantee social security for people, especially boys and girls, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen told a dialogue on Monday.

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BMW to build its largest factory in the US: Lessons for Vietnam’s Automobile Industry

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

BMW to build its largest factory in the US: Lessons for Vietnam’s Automobile Industry

By Dr. Tung Bui - Faculty Director of Vietnam Executive MBA, University of Hawaii

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Charity walk marks National Day of Persons with Disabilities

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Charity walk marks National Day of Persons with Disabilities

More than 9,000 people, including 500 people with disabilities and orphans, will participate in a charity walk in Phu My Hung, District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City on April 6.

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Big holes in Vietnam’s 1.9 pct unemployment rate

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Big holes in Vietnam’s 1.9 pct unemployment rate

Home businesses and self-employment, jobs that don't pay insurance or pensions, now account for three fourths of Vietnam's employment rate. Photo courtesy of Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon Online

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Swiss man receives award for building suspension bridges

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Swiss man receives award for building suspension bridges

Tony Ruttimann from Switzerland designed and sponsored all 48 suspension bridges in Ben Tre Province in the Mekong delta. He received the Third Labor Medal in 2008.

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