Saigontourist recruits employees for Italy cruise ships By Dao Loan - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC - Saigontourist Travel Service Company is recruiting Vietnamese employees for Costa Crociere S.p.A cruise ships, offering qualified employees the opportunity to work on board international cruise ships with an after-tax salary of between 501 and 692 euros per month. Vietnamese employees can work as snack stewards, bar boys, housekeeping stewardesses, and galley utility workers. Each contract lasts eight to 11 months, and is renewable upon expiry. Local employees will have medical and social insurances, return air tickets, and accommodation expenses. Those with English fluency and having experience working in similar positions on cruise ships, high-end hotels and restaurants will be prioritized in this recruitment. “This is the only recruitment for this year. Along with salary, the employee will have bonus as normal,” said Doan Thi Thanh Tra, marketing manager of Saigontourist. … [Read more...] about Saigontourist recruits employees for Italy cruise ships
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BINH PHUOC — The southern province of Binh Phuoc attracted 75 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a registered capital of US$567 million, said the Binh Phuoc Provincial Investment and Planning Department. The province attracted five new registered FDI projects worth $107.2 million over the first five months of the year, representing an increase of 6.7 per cent in FDI over the same period last year. During the same period, 304 domestic enterprises with a total registered capital of VND1.4 trillion ($73.68 million) were registered, an increase of 22 per cent over the same period last year. Tay Ninh industrial output up 13.2% TAY NINH — Southern Tay Ninh Province's industrial production output value is estimated to reach VND2.9 trillion (US$152.63 million) for the first five months of the year, up 13.2 per cent on the same period last year. Meanwhile textiles grew at 18.6 per cent, leather and footwear at 23.4 per cent, while paper and wood processing decreased. … [Read more...] about Binh Phuoc attracts $567m in FDI
Foreign man caught carrying 2.4 kilos of cocaine The department said it had co-operated with relevant city agencies to detain the man and hand over reports to the HCM City Drug-related Crime Investigation Police Department for prosecution. The department said criminals had gone to great lengths to hide illegal goods, creating challenges for authorities in detecting violations. Canal rupture at hydro plant causes flooding The canal linked to Serepok 4A Hydropower Plant in Dak Lak Province ran into breakage problems yesterday afternoon, submerging dozens of rice paddies and agricultural produce. The breakage measured around 50 meters each side, while Buon Don District authorities were working to draw up the final cost of the damage. A technical representative from subcontractor Serepok 4A, Buon Don Hydro Power Joint Stock Company, said that sustained heavy rains over several days had caused water rising levels at Serepok River. Repair efforts to the canal were completed … [Read more...] about Foreign man caught carrying 2.4 kilos of cocaine at Tan Son Nhat Airport
Though fuel prices, including gasoline and cooking gas prices, have fallen many times, freight businesses, catering service providers, and simple restaurants still hesitate to reduce their prices. Many businesses owners were startled to receive many notices about a looming price hike for freight charges, set to take effect in July. Every time gasoline prices rise, transport enterprises are also poised to launch price increases as soon as possible. But after three recent fuel price cuts, freight businesses have refused to slash their prices, reasoning that lower gasoline prices cannot make up for shrinking shipping volumes, while other input costs are still higher. Once up, hard to reduce The Ho Chi Minh City-based Dai Huong Viet Co said that after gasoline prices are increased, freight businesses immediately announce rate increases of 5 percent for short routes and 10-15 percent for longer routes. “But now, with the price of gasoline being cut three times, freight … [Read more...] about Freight, catering service companies hesitate to cut prices
By September 2011, the number of Vietnamese ships that were seized at international ports rose to 83. Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang assigned Deputy Minister Nguyen Hong Truong to investigate and suggest solutions. However, by the end of December 2011, solutions were not available, while the number of captured ships soared to 126. Problems with the shipbuilding industry? According to the Vietnam Vehicle Registration Agency, some Vietnamese ships were built in developed countries but they were old and were not maintained well, resulted in serious technical errors and they were seized. Some of them included Golden Light, Lucky Viship, Xitona, Tan Binh 05, Sunny Viship and Blue Viship that were built in the UK and Japan in the 80s. However, some ships which were built by Vietnamese shipyards in 2005-2010 were also captured, such as Vinalines Unity, Sail 36, Dong An 08 - ALCI, Quang Dinh 36, Viet Thaun 68, Truong Phat 01 - ALCI, An Trung 168 and Century Star. It is said … [Read more...] about Why more Vietnamese ships are captured?