VietNamNet Bridge - The statement that products made by Samsung Vietnam are ‘Vietnamese’ has led to harsh criticism from the public. Related news MOIT says Samsung products made in Vietnam are Vietnamese goods "Foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) enjoy investment incentives in the countries where they invest, but they transfer the profits they make from investments to their home countries. Therefore, no country in the world considers FIEs as domestic enterprises," an analyst said when asked about the statement by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) that products made by Samsung in Vietnam are ‘Vietnamese’. Economists have expressed their surprise about MOIT’s statement. "I cannot understand why MOIT says so," said Pham Chi Lan, former deputy chair of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), a renowned economist, on Dat Viet. Some days ago, at a press conference held by MOIT, when asked if Samsung’s products are considered … [Read more...] about Public disagrees with MOIT on calling Samsung products ‘Vietnamese’
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VietNamNet Bridge – The decision by Parkson to close Parkson Landmark, one of its nine shopping malls in Vietnam, has alarmed and angered the public. relate news Parkson mall in Hanoi temporarily shut down, future unclear Pictures: Parkson Hanoi and Parkson Saigon are deserted Why has Parkson Keangnam in Hanoi closed? The Malaysian group on January 2, 2015 suddenly told Vietnamese retailers to pack their goods and leave the shopping mall within 24 hours. The notice at the entrance door to Parkson Landmark said that the shopping mall would close temporarily until January 7, 2015. However, Parkson remains closed, and it is unclear when it will reopen. Tien Phong newspaper reported that representatives from 200 shops in Parkson Landmark said they had not received any official information from Parkson Hanoi, the owner of the shopping mall, and from Keangnam, the owner of the building where the shopping mall is located. Tien Phong’s reporters, who were present at … [Read more...] about Public condemns Malaysian retailer for shutting down Parkson Landmark
Talk Around Town (21-11-2007) Are public relations jobs edging in the side door? by Trung Hieu Glamorous, well-paid and easy? Jobs in Public Relations (PR) have never been so popular, but despite dreams of all play and no work, reality says being a PR representative in Viet Nam is no walk in the park. Although networking is essential, the job isn't just about socialising, says Mai Lan, an employee at a communications company. "In addition to daily work, PR officers have to maintain personal relationships with partners by meeting them regularly outside the office. This often means we don't get home until late, so we have less time for ourselves and our families. Our bosses pay for these trips if they understand this. If not, we have to use our own money." Normally, PR reps are in charge of compiling press releases and internal journals and supplying news to investors and information to journalists. They also have to organise promotional events for the company. Many businesses don't … [Read more...] about Are public relations jobs edging in the side door?
VietNamNet Bridge – Le Truong Tung, President of FPT University, talks to the Giao duc Viet Nam online publication about some proposed changes in the 2018 revision to the Law on Higher Education. Le Truong Tung, President of FPT University. The Ministry of Education and Training is expected to submit to the National Assembly the revised Law on Higher Education in 2018. Do you know what the key amendments will be in the revised law? As we all know in the fast-changing world, particularly given the impacts of the 4.0 revolution, tertiary training programs should be adjusted along the lines of open courseware. When deeper international integration is taking place, the students’ independent learning skills and learning for life will become more important. In such context, tertiary education … [Read more...] about Dissolve distinctions between public, private uni’s: University leader
One killed, 17 injured in highway accidents Sixteen people suffered severe injuries in a traffic accident involving several vehicles on the 1A National Highway in the central province of Quang Ngai today. At about 6:30am, a truck being driven by a local man, Pham Ngoc Linh, 34, accidently hit a 77-year-old cyclist. Then Linh lost control of the vehicle's steering wheel and hit the side of a coach coming from the opposite direction. The coach was carrying 40 workers, who were on their way to work at the Dung Quat Industrial Zone. The cyclist and 15 workers were injured, three of them critically, in the accident. Another serious accident took place on the 5 National Highway in the northern province of Hai Duong yesterday, killing one woman. Linh lost control of the vehicle's steering wheel and hit the side of a coach coming from the opposite direction. — Photos VNe A container truck bound for Hai Duong from Ha Noi lost control and hit two cars and a tricycle travelling on … [Read more...] about Social News 11/12