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Employee recruitment in Vietnam to pick up strongly post-COVIDicon
BUSINESS14/06/20200

Employee recruitment in Vietnam to pick up strongly post-COVID

Worker demand is expected to soar after COVID-19. Businesses will expand recruitment activities as they need workers to revive production and grab opportunities from investors' relocation moves.

 
The health of VN manufacturing sector worsens amid Covid-19 crisisicon

The health of VN manufacturing sector worsens amid Covid-19 crisis

BUSINESS
09/04/2020

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) in Vietnam fell from 49 points in February to 41.9 points in March. 

Ministries merger in the spotlighticon

Ministries merger in the spotlight

POLITICS
01/03/2020

Hoang Ngoc Vinh, former director of the Department of Vocational Training, talks of the creation of the Ministry of Education-Science and Technology.

Over 650,000 Vietnamese labourers working abroadicon

Over 650,000 Vietnamese labourers working abroad

SOCIETY
15/01/2020

About 650,000 Vietnamese are working in more than 40 countries and territories worldwide, according to statistics of the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle Easticon

Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle East

SOCIETY
12/01/2020

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 8 ordered agencies and localities to halt sending workers to the Middle East in the face of current tensions in the region.

Labor shortage may cause a ‘bottleneck’ in EVFTA implementationicon

Labor shortage may cause a ‘bottleneck’ in EVFTA implementation

BUSINESS
13/11/2019

The need for laborers is expected to become more serious when the EU-Vietnam FTA (EVFTA) takes effect.

VN enterprises, schools prepare to train more laborersicon

VN enterprises, schools prepare to train more laborers

SOCIETY
03/10/2019

Many school graduates cannot find jobs, and enterprises complain they cannot find suitable workers or have to retrain them.

VN businesses oppose reduction of working hoursicon

VN businesses oppose reduction of working hours

BUSINESS
22/08/2019

The business community has protested the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs’ (MOLISA) intention to cut the weekly maximum working hours from 48 to 44 hours.

Who will benefit when Vietnam raises the minimum wage?icon

Who will benefit when Vietnam raises the minimum wage?

BUSINESS
28/07/2019

According to the World Bank, Vietnam has had the sharpest minimum wage increase in the region, a 14 percent rise in the 2014-2016 period.

More than 280,000 people receive unemployment allowanceicon

More than 280,000 people receive unemployment allowance

SOCIETY
03/07/2019

A total of 280,084 people have received unemployment allowance so far this year, and more than 13,600 people were supported with vocational training.

Vietnam pledges to fulfill ILO membership obligationsicon

Vietnam pledges to fulfill ILO membership obligations

POLITICS
20/06/2019

Vietnam will make all-out efforts to fulfill its obligations as a member of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and further promote cooperation between the organisation and tripartite actors.

Bloomberg Philanthropies, MoLISA co-operate in teaching kids water safety skillsicon

Bloomberg Philanthropies, MoLISA co-operate in teaching kids water safety skills

SOCIETY
30/05/2019

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs have teamed up with Bloomberg Philanthropies to carry out a project that focuses on preventing drowning among 8,200 children in Vietnam's eight provinces and cities.

Vietnam’s productivity still low, only triples over the last 25 yearsicon

Vietnam’s productivity still low, only triples over the last 25 years

BUSINESS
30/05/2019

The highest added value lies in R&D, and if Vietnam continues to rely on outsourcing, its productivity will not improve significantly.