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Despite being hailed as a high-income sector with massive potential, IT continues to face shortages and a weak labour force that requires comprehensive changes through earlier education and training.

Labour force: mismatch between supply and demand

 VietNamNet Bridge – 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. 

Graduates struggle to find employment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of thousands of graduates fail to find jobs and yet businesses say they face a shortage of skilled employees.

Life insurance market has room to grow

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's life insurance sector has registered significant growth in recent years though the domestic growth is still facing hurdles.

Farmer ploughs and rakes in a Presidential award

 VietNamNet Bridge – Making a machine that both ploughs and rakes has earned Cao Phi Ho several plaudits, but he lacks resources needed to have his invention replace expensive imported machines.

VN population growth presents challenges

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Tan, vice chief of the Ministry of Health's General Office for Population and Family Planning, spoke with Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam about solutions to problems created by demographic changes.

Agricultural sector must focus on ways to grow productivity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's agriculture sector must restructure and seek more funding, head of CIEM's Rural Development research department Luu Duc Khai told Nong Thon Ngay Nay newspaper.

Business outlook optimistic

 VietNamNet Bridge – Most enterprises operating in Viet Nam were optimistic about the economic recovery, saying business was bouncing back this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Nuclear plant technology offered by Mitsubishi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has expressed hope to be eligible for supplying technology to Vietnam’s nuclear power plants.   

Vietnam's ‘golden population' begins to fade

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy director of the Population and Family Planning Department, Le Canh Nhac, spoke about the management of population and family planning in Viet Nam.

Illegal foreign workers a problem

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many foreigners working in Viet Nam lack work permits, Nguyen Van Tien, deputy inspector in the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs tells the Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper.

High-yield crops to replace rice

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will transition 100,000 hectares of rice-growing areas to cultivate other crops, Pham Van Du, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Crop Production Department told Youth newspaper.

Vietnam eyes improvements to labour force

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is facing numerous challenges in its bid to improve human resources and take advantage of the current period of "golden demography," experts have said.

Youth struggle to find jobs in slow economy

 VietNamNet Bridge – According to the General Statistics Office, there were at least 1 million unemployed people during the first nine months of 2013. Nationwide, young people (15-24 years old) accounted for 5.97 per cent,

Most Da Nang tourism workers unqualified

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only 40 per cent of the 14,000 people working in the tourism and hospitality sector in central Da Nang City are actually qualified, a study has found.

Insurance fund may be insolvent by 2034

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Social Security Fund (VSS) could start showing a deficit by 2021 and run out of money by 2034 if no reforms were made, according to the International Labour Oraganisation (ILO).

Minimum wage for civil servants rises

VietNamNet Bridge – Civil servants, members of the armed forces and socio-political organisation stafff will enjoy an increase of 9.5 per cent to their monthly minimum wage from July 1.

HCM City: workers expected to take extended break

 VietNamNet Bridge – The city is forecast to be in short of up to 15 per cent of labour force after the nine-day Tet holiday.