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Minister of Education and Training points to education quality improvement

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha has granted Nhan Dan newspaper an interview regarding the sector’s tasks for the new 2016-2017 academic year,

Universities to focus on quality over quantity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Universities should reduce the minimum enrollment quotas to focus on improving training quality, .

Unemployment in surprise rise, but no cause for alarm

 VietNamNet Bridge – The unemployment rate in Vietnam has edged up 2.3% in the second quarter of 2016, as Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy is dragged down a bit by a slowdown in mining and farming growth.

Labour demand grows in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – Stable economic growth has led to increased labour demand in HCM City in the first half of the year, according to HCM City’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Minimum wage should be hourly

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Sy Loi, deputy chairman of the Social Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, talks with Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam about calculating minimum wages for employees.

VN on market economy threshold

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke to the newspaper Tien Phong (Vanguard) about challenges that Viet Nam must overcome in the next five years.

Renewal process continues in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Quang Vinh, Minister of Investment and Planning, spoke to Tuoi Tre (Youth) about the country's resolve to continue to pursue its economic reforms.

Local labourers may lose out at home after regional integration

 VietNamNet Bridge – Director of the General Department of Vocational Training, Duong Duc Lan, spoke to the Voice of Viet Nam (VOV) about the free flow of labour after Viet Nam officially joined the ASEAN Economic Community.

Labour productivity remains unnerving in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – In September 2015 the National Wage Council (NWC) of Vietnam proposed an across-the-board sharp increase in the monthly minimum wage of 12.4% effective the beginning of next year.

US interest rates left unchanged by Federal Reserve

 The US central bank has decided not to raise interest rates, keeping them at the same level they have been at since December 2008.

Labour market set for stiff competition

VietNamNet Bridge – While more jobs will be created as the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) comes into effect by the year-end, the number of Vietnamese workers with skills that meet international labour market remains insufficient.

Vietnam shifts policies to prepare for new ASEAN economic group

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about getting ready for the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

US economy adds 215,000 jobs in July

 The US economy added 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held at a seven-year-low of 5.3%.

New law to reform vocational training

 VietNamNet Bridge – The new Law on Occupational Education that took effect early this month can reduce the gap between workers' skills and employers' needs,

Gender discrimination prevalent in recruitment

 VietNamNet Bridge – In Viet Nam, gender-based discrimination remains common in private sector recruitment, though it has been improved in work environments and promotion opportunities,

Unemployment rate projected to rise in HCM City this year

 VietNamNet Bridge – At least 330,000 people need jobs this year in HCM City, but there will only be about 265,000 job vacancies,

VN braces for open labour market

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will experience fierce competition for high-quality human resources when the ASEAN opens labour market begins next year.

VN economic recovery spawns more jobs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's economic recovery has led to a decline in the country's unemployment rate, according to a report released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) yesterday, Sept 3.

Few Vietnamese businesses open to outsourcing study

 VietNamNet Bridge – Most Vietnamese companies are unwilling to use outsourcing despite its benefits like the reduction in management work and payroll without any impact on output,

A paradox in human resource training

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam currently boasts 72,000 unemployed bachelor's and master’s degree holders, which poses something of a paradox between the real market and university training demands.