This year, the summit drew the attendance of about 800-1,000 delegates, leaders from several ministries and branches, nearly 50 international and domestic speakers, leaders of technology groups, investors, startups both from home and abroad, as well as representatives of institutions and universities across the country. … [Read more...] about Investment funds to pour US$ 815 million in Vietnamese start-up businesses
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Statistics of the Department of Overseas Labour (DOLAB) at the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) showed that in the recent five years until 2019, the number of migrant Vietnamese workers has been on the rise, increasing by roughly 10,000 people each year. … [Read more...] about Working abroad offers life-changing opportunities for Vietnamese workers
For example, people with at least 15 years working in heavy, hazardous or dangerous jobs can retire up to five years earlier than the common retirement age. A similar incentive is applied for people working in remote disadvantaged areas or people who have lost at least 61 per cent of their working ability. … [Read more...] about Retirement age to increase starting 2021
In mid-October, two weeks from the papaya harvest, torrential rain and heavy floods hit the central localities, blowing off roofs, damaging houses and washing away hundreds of hectares of fruits and vegetables in Bầu Tròn Village, one of Quảng Nam’s largest vegetable-growing areas which supplies farm produce to the province and Đà Nẵng City. … [Read more...] about Farmers in central region struggle to recover after historic floods
The close-run nature of the US election means that Biden cannot afford to undermine many of Trump’s most impactful messaging, much of which was focused on tackling the aggressive ascendancy of China in both economic and military terms. Though Biden’s style may differ, most expect that on certain hot-button issues his velvet glove will conceal an iron fist, as the saying goes. He will, however, be picking his battles very carefully as the Western world stares into the economic abyss engendered by COVID. … [Read more...] about Will Biden be a boost for Viet Nam?