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Labour market to see minor wage growth in 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese labour market this year will see just a 6-8 per cent salary increase due to the sluggish economy.


 Industrial production up 5.9% annually; Harsh year from Korean labour market; Banks to face uncertain growth in lending; Lixil Vietnam opens Dong Nai factory; Economic growth still depends on capital, resources

Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs announces eight highlights of 2013

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) announced the sector’s top eight events on January 3.

Two scenarios for Vietnam's 2014 economic growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several scenarios for Vietnam’s economy have been put forth at a recent seminar organised by the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Report by Vietnam Business Forum.

Overseas remittances likely to hit US$11 billion

 VietNamNet Bridge – Commercial banks are expecting a sharp increase in overseas remittances as 2013 draws to a close, estimating a yearly total approaching US$11 billion.

Malaysian Air Force Chief visits Vietnam

The air forces of Vietnam and Malaysia should continue to boost the exchange of delegations and young officers, and share training experiences in order to make a new breakthrough in their cooperation, Deputy Defence Minister Do Ba Ty has said.

Job quality undermines youth potentials

 VietNamNet Bridge – The quality of jobs available for young people aged between 15 and 29 is raising the alarm in the youth labour market in Vietnam,

HCM City firms hiring more workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – There are positive signs for HCM City's labour market with many enterprises recruiting a large number of workers, mostly unskilled.

France in firing line as EU sets economic guidelines

 Struggling France will likely be the focus Wednesday when the European Commission sets down the economic and fiscal lines it expects EU member states to follow in the search for desperately needed growth and jobs.

Experts argue over minimum wage adjustments

 VietNamNet Bridge – The process involved in adjusting the minimum wage of workers has recently been under a lot of scrutiny from policy makers, public officials and labour experts.

Employment bill aims to facilitate restructure

 VietNamNet Bridge – A law on employment should help develop the country‘s labour market and human resources in order to meet the demands of economic restructuring and socio-economic development to 2020.

Private universities seek better treatment

VietNamNet Bridge – The private sector, tertiary education system is under threat. There are currently 83 private colleges and universities in Viet Nam, at which 17 per cent of the country's undergraduate and postgraduate students attend.

World jobless number seen rising to record high: ILO

Five years after the global financial crisis hit, unemployment numbers continue to soar, with a record 202 million people worldwide expected to be officially jobless this year, the International Labour Organization said Tuesday.

Foreign firms lure staff with bumper pay packs

 VietNamNet Bridge – There is a marked difference in salaries paid by foreign companies and Vietnamese companies, a survey has found.

Labour-market distortions show courses must be more practical

VietNamNet Bridge – Supply-demand imbalances are distorting HCM City's labour market with surplus workers on the one hand and lack of skilled labour on the other, experts say.