A aerial view of Ho Chi Minh City . (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City has issued a socio-economic recovery and development programme in the 2022-2025 period, with recovery stage from now to the end of 2022 and development period from 2023-2025. In the recovery period, the city will deal with consequences left by COVID-19 , speeding up socio-economic recovery in parallel with safe, flexible adaptation to and effective control of the pandemic. Along with settling the disruption of supply chains, the city will prioritise giving resources to sectors and economic motivations, while striving to complete the public investment disbursement plan for 2022 and effectively implement support packages. In the development stage, the city will continue to focus on pandemic control and coping with bottlenecks for fast and sustainable development. It will concentrate on optimising its strengths as an economic, financial, trade, logistics, tourism and renovation … [Read more...] about HCM City issues four-year socio-economic recovery, development plan
Nurses 3 year deal
Employers want to keep hold of workers, but some in many industries are struggling to stay afloat, , Photo Le Toan Thousands of employees at Taiwan-owned shoemaker Pouchen Vietnam in the southern province of Dong Nai last week returned to work after a 4-day strike when the company announced lower bonuses. They requested that the company should offer the same bonus as last year, but Pouchen said they could only stretch to offering gift packages this year and increasing the bonus next year if better revenues are achieved. Employees who work for one year will receive a one-month wage, which will steadily increase with seniority. For individuals who have worked for 12 years, they will receive a 1.54-month salary for the bonus. Meanwhile, it was 1.9 months of income in 2021 and even up to 2.2 months in prior years. Pouchen Vietnam said it was unable to offer the same Lunar New Year bonus level as last year due to the pandemic, with the company failing to meet its business targets … [Read more...] about Expectations muted for holiday bonus
'Great things often come from the simplest things'. This might be the best description for the tech world in 2022. The key technologies of the future come from the research and development labs. Self-driving cars will appear on the streets, augmented reality glasses will become more popular, governments around the world will control Big Tech more strictly… 2022 may be the pivotal year for many new technologies to take off. Emerging technologies Rodney Zemmel, an official at McKinsey Digital, said quantum computing is still at a relatively early stage of development. However, we've already seen the real advancements of this technology, and it's time for technology leaders to consider its impact on business. In 2022, the world will see the ecosystem grow faster, investments increase more strongly, and breakthrough research accelerated. In 2021, investments in quantum computing startups surpassed US$1.7 billion, doubling that in 2020. The momentum is expected to be … [Read more...] about What should we expect in the world of technology in 2022?