Three fourths of Vietnamese workers remain poorly trained which deprives them of job opportunities, a 2005 employment report released Thursday says. A whopping 75.2 percent of the labor force had never received professional training, the survey, conducted by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, said. Vietnam had 44.385 million workers by July this year, up some 2.6 percent over last year's same period. Some one million people enter the labor market each year. … [Read more...] about Report finds Vietnamese workers poorly trained
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VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese people at times are proud when they talk about the country’s number of luxury cars – an indicator of the dissipation of the rich in Vietnam and they do not forget to comment further, "Who says Vietnamese people are poor?" Relate news In Vietnam, the rich advised to not buy luxury cars Vietnam has been rated one of the countries with great success in the fight against poverty. More than 60% of the population lived in poverty in the 1990s, but today that number has dropped to about 9% (according to national standards). Per capita income calculated in accordance with the PPP (purchasing power) has increased from $790 in 1990 to $5,125 in 2014. From a war-weary country, Vietnamese income today is equivalent to about 29% of the world average by (source: World Bank). Most people are interested in reading "breaking" news about how many luxury cars owned by Cuong Dola (a young businessman who is very famous for having many million-USD … [Read more...] about Driving luxury cars: who says Vietnamese are poor?
SINGAPORE - Singapore is known as a tropical refuge for the world's wealthy, endowed with exclusive residential enclaves, a marina for super-yachts, two casinos and an annual Formula One race that brings in the global jet-set. The government's budget on Friday could raise levies on high-end cars and purchases of multiple properties, along with a possible widening of the top income-tax rate, say economists. It would build on measures announced last year that cooled Singapore's red-hot property market and targeted mostly rich homeowners. With maximum income tax rates of 20 percent and no capital gains tax, Singapore has long been synonymous with affluence, boasting the world's highest concentration of millionaires. Daimler's Mercedes was the top selling car brand last year, followed by BMW, government data shows. Businesses that service the wealthy say their clients fear the new policies could mark the start of a trend as the long-standing ruling party, under pressure since … [Read more...] about As discontent grows, Singapore budget to tighten noose on the rich
Giving: The poor children are happy to receive gifts that were given to them by METRO Cash and Carry in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province. — VNS Photo Cong Thuan by Phuoc Buu and Gia Loc The drumming of Tet's coming is all around and people around the country are busily preparing for the most important holiday in the lunar year. In keeping with Tet (Lunar New Year holiday) tradition, every Vietnamese wants new things for the coming New Year. "Tet is a very special occasion for Vietnamese people," says a Vietnamese culture researcher who lives in Hue City, Ho Tan Phan. "This occasion is to review the past 365 days and look forward to a new year with wishes of a better life. The psychological result is that everyone wants to own new things as a practical sign of their progress," says the researcher. Phan says Vietnamese put great emphasis on new items for Tet. Clothes, food, housing are all on the list. The tradition dates back centuries and is written in ancient texts. It has held a lot … [Read more...] about Tet, a time for renewal and charity
Editor's message: Tran Dang Khoa was named Vietnam's genius poet following the publication of his first collection of poems, '"The yard corner and Sky interval,'" at age 9. Vietnamese people, old and young, know his poems by heart. His book '"Đảo chìm'" or '"Submerged Island,'" featuring the lives of Vietnamese soldiers stationed on Truong Sa or Spratly archipelago, has been much admired by people of different generations. Tran Dang Khoa is now working for Voice of Vietnam Radio. The columnist is a '"page-view generator'" for different features of VOVonline, particularly the newly-launched '"Editors' Blog,'" where he shares his concerns and thoughts about what's happening in the country. Selected VOVonline Editors' Blog columns are also now available at VOVworld.vn. (VOV) - A story about the legendary general being my first houseguest of the New Year happened long ago. It slept silently in some corner of my memory until a VOV reader woke it up. I was dump founded when the VOV online … [Read more...] about Tran Dang Khoa – About General Giap