VietNamNet Bridge - Intellectual resources, especially overseas Vietnamese, will be mobilized through policies that guarantee not only material interests but also related rights, from intellectual property to the patent, the invention created in Vietnam. It was confirmed by the Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan at a meeting with overseas Vietnamese experts in HCM City on February 17. Barriers to recruitment Dr. Nguyen Quoc Binh, Deputy Director of the HCM City Center for Biotechnology, said since the center was established in October 2012, it has bravely employed an overseas Vietnamese as its deputy director, who was offered special incentives beyond the current regulations. After a few years of operation, the center has successfully produced vaccines for fish, particularly catfish, to serve fish farms in the Mekong Delta. Thanks to the locally-made vaccine products, Vietnam did not have to pay around $300 million/year to import vaccines as before. However, Binh … [Read more...] about Hiring overseas Vietnamese as managers, why not?
Land management degree programs
When students are about to graduate is the time for recruiters to go headhunting for management potential. The competition is intense, both on the part of the talent scouts and the huge number of graduates hoping for a career with one of the big-name companies. A golden chance is not easy to come by Long realizing that Viet Nam's labor market is not keeping pace with the country's economic growth, multinational recruiters have prepared to "beat ahead" in senior personnel recruitment for their companies. Unilever Viet Nam has been running a management trainee program for nearly ten years. The company's personnel director, Nguyen Thi Tuong Van, describes the 122 students recruited for the program as having "remarkable academic records and management ability, along with good English skills." After working for some time in a professional environment, many of these trainees have since been promoted to senior positions such as director, manager or department head. The trainees not … [Read more...] about Talent Scouts on the Lookout for Class
After seven years in Vietnam Sonia, a British and French national, still has to live in a rented house despite her financial ability and intention to buy an apartment in the country. While Vietnam has recently paid attention to foreigners and overseas Vietnamese who wish to own an apartment in the country by releasing several policies and pilot programs, reality shows it is truly a tough road to ownership. Getting married to a local is only one of the required conditions, and what hindered Sonia's house purchase plan is that she does not have a temporary residence card, she said. "I tried to get her the card but it is very difficult as she does not have a college degree as well as other legal certificates," her husband Le Viet Hung said. The couple and their 3-year-old son thus have to rent an apartment for VND8 million ($385) a month, while Sonia is taking an online course to get a bachelor degree from a French college, hoping to be able to complete the residency procedures … [Read more...] about Foreigners owning apartment in VN a tough road
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News' Ngoc Anh spoke with Prof. Dr. Jean-Louis Pareù CFVG President of Board of Directors. … [Read more...] about CFVG brands itself as top management education institution
Painters display figurative vs. abstractive arts in Thailand Painter Ho Huu Thu and his son Ho Hong Linh are showcasing their figurative vs. abstractive artworks at an exhibition which opened at Silom Art Gallery in Bangkok on June 15. On display are 27 paintings, highlighting philosophy of life, the desire for peace, and the romantic beauty of Vietnam and its people. Ngo Duc Thang, Vietnamese ambassador to Thailand, said figurative and abstractive arts will help viewers have a perfect vision of the hidden charm of Vietnam and its people, especially women. This is the first time Thu and his son have displayed their works in Thailand. Thu has won a silver medal at an art competition hosted by ESSO in 1960 and second prize at the Vietnam National Art Contest in 1990. The gallery will open until July 15. “Dung Dot” screened at Asia Film Festival 2012 Vietnam took part in the Asia Film Festival 2012 organized by the embassies of Asian countries in Dar es Salaam, … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 17/6