Trade union leaders of enterprises located in the Hải Phòng Economic Zone expressed their hope that labourers will receive the most favourable conditions. — Photo voa HÀ NỘI — Trade union leaders of enterprises located in the Hải Phòng Economic Zone expressed their hope that labourers will receive the most favourable conditions at work during their meeting with Trương Thị Mai, head of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission on Mass Mobilisation. Mai paid a visit to the economic zone, which has a large number of local and foreign labourers, yesterday to discuss the implementation of policies and laws on trade union and labour relations. According to the trade union leaders and managers of enterprises, local trade unions which act as a bridge linking labourers and managers help the workers express their wishes and make proposals while helping managers understand workers’ … [Read more...] about Trade unions play key role in connecting labourers and managers
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A fire occurred in a wood furniture shop on Đê La Thành Street in Hà Nội on Wednesday and spread to other adjacent houses. The capital city saw more than 600 fires so far this year. — VNA/VNS PhotoViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The capital city of Hà Nội recorded 638 cases of fire over the past nine months, with more than half of them occurring at residents’ private houses, according to the latest report from the Hà Nội Police’s Department of Fire Prevention and Control. Most of the fire incidents—over 61 per cent—were caused by electricity failure, according to the report. Last month, a nighttime blaze wiped out at least 10 houses on Đê La Thành Street in Hà Nội and killed two people. The fire quickly spread from one house to others in the neighbourhood within two hours. Local authorities then concluded that the fire was caused by electricity failure. … [Read more...] about Public awareness of fire prevention plays key role
Participants at the eighth meeting of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists 2018 Asia and Pacific Nations Network take a group photo. — Photo phunuvietnam.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Scientists, especially women, are playing an important role in the sustainable development of each country, the region and the entire world, said Nguyễn Thị Thu Hà, chairwoman of Việt Nam Women’s Union. She was speaking on Thursday at the eighth meeting of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists 2018 Asia and Pacific Nations Network (INWES-APNN) which is underway in Hà Nội. “The Fourth Industrial Revolution will create many opportunities for nations but also poses many challenges that directly affect the goal of sustainable development,” she said. Hà said that over the past decades Việt Nam had been committed to sustainable development, identifying science and technology as … [Read more...] about Female scientists plays key role in nation’s sustainable development
Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) was proposed to do the key civil aviation project components to improve Tan Son Nhat International Airport to 50 million passengers in 2022. The MoT proposed assigning ACV to carry out key tasks at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport project In the document sent to the prime minister on capital mobilisation and the schedule of developing Tan Son Nhat International Airport project, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) said that if the project called for private investment, it would take nearly two years to carry out the procurement procedures to select investors. Accordingly, it is very difficult to improve the capacity of the airport to 50 million passengers by 2022, as the airport is already overloaded. Therefore, the ministry proposed to assign ACV to develop Terminal 3 first in 2018-2020 with the annual capacity of 20 million passengers on the area handed over by the Ministry of Defence. ACV will also develop two components, which, … [Read more...] about ACV to play key role in Tan Son Nhat International Airport expansion?
Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Foreign-invested enterprises have become an important driving force for Vietnam’s economic development and international integration after 30 years since the country began attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). Statistics from the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, from only 10 billion USD in 1988 when Vietnam started absorbing FDI, the country’s total export revenue is expected to hit 225 billion USD in 2018. Notably, an annual average rise of 17.6 percent has been recorded in exports in the 2011-2015 period, much higher than the target set in the import-export strategy to 2020 with a vision to 2030 as well as the goal of 12 percent set out at the 11th Party National Congress. The FDI sector has played a key role in maintaining export growth of the country. Tran Thanh Hai, Deputy Director of the Import-Export Department, said that six years ago, export value of domestic firms was … [Read more...] about FDI firms play important role in Vietnam’s economic growth