The Hanoitimes - Recently, Kazakhstan has been going through major political changes, on this occasion, Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov shared with Hanoitimes his view on the matter and the cooperation prospects with Vietnam in the future. Kazakhstan – Vietnam ties developing in all spheres: Ambassador Cooperation between Hanoi and Kazakhstan capital of Astana promoted Hanoi has vast potential to become a modernized city: Kazakhstan Ambassador Strengthening Vietnam-Kazakhstan bilateral trade relationship Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov. Photo courtesy: Kazakhstan embassy in Hanoi. Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned after three decades in power, while the capital city's name has also been changed from Astana to Nur-Sultan. What is your view of these significant changes, and how do they impact Kazakhstan's diplomatic policies in the future, especially with Vietnam? On March 19, … [Read more...] about Large room remains for Kazakhstan-Vietnam trade and economic cooperation: Amb.
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Trade unions are proving to be a reliable support for workers during Vietnam’s international integration. Trade unions have worked with employers on wage, benefits, and labor regulations, and held dialogues on reconciling the interests of the State, employers, and workers. They have helped the government shape policies to ensure workers’ rights and living conditions. Protecting workers’ legitimate rights Trade unions have advised members how to initiate legal actions against companies for delaying workers’ insurance payment and have collaborated with Vietnam Social Insurance to organize fact-finding tours. Le Dinh Quang, Deputy Director of the Labor Relations Department of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, said, “We are working on a project to hire 20 trade union lawyers. But there are difficulties. According to the Law on Lawyers, public servants are not allowed to work as lawyers and most grassroots trade union employees are public … [Read more...] about Trade Union reforms operation as CPTPP takes effect
Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products Online Friday 2018 officially kicked off on December 7, with 5,000 products at promotional prices of 0 VND or with prices reduced by 80 to 90 percent, according to event organiser the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Around 3,000 businesses registered to join the programme. Around 120,000 buyers can access the website onlinefriday.vn or the Online Friday app at the same time. Many big brands participate such as Samsung, Jetstar, Vinamilk, Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Lotte, Adayroi, The gioi di dong (Mobile World), Yes24, FPTshop and ViettelStore. Delivery businesses such as VnPost, Nijavan, Lalamove and Snailship would support firms by reducing delivery costs for the event. Twenty banks will join in cash-back programmes to help customers use card payments. To ensure product and service quality, the organiser told firms to provide certificates of origin. The organiser … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 9/12
Petrol prices see steep fall on November 6 The retail prices of petrol fell sharply from 3pm on November 6 following the latest adjustments by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Accordingly, the price of E5 RON 92 declined 1,082 VND to trade at a maximum of 19,600 VND per litre, and RON95 dropped 1,138 VND in its price to a maximum of 21,065 VND per litre. Meanwhile, the price of diesel 0.05S went down 67 VND per litre to 18,644 VND. The prices of kerosene and mazut 180CST 3.5S remain unchanged and should not be higher than 17,086 VND and 15,694 VND per litre, respectively. The Ministry of Industry said that RON 92 was sold at an average of 78.7 USD per barrel globally half month ago, down nearly 9 USD from the previous period. Those of RON95 and diesel 0.06S were 80.52 USD per barrel and 92.27 USD per barrel, respectively. The price of Ethanol E100, which is used as the basis to calculate the price of biofuel E5 RON 92 after the elimination of petrol RON … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 8/11
Vietnam, Belgium promote cooperation in various fieldsThe Saigon Times Daily Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L, back row) and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel witness the signing of a strategic partnership agreement on agriculture between the two governments – PHOTO: VGP HCMC – Vietnam and Belgium are committed to fostering their cooperation in multiple fields, especially business and investment, their government heads said at a joint press conference in Brussels on October 16. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his high-ranking delegation arrived in the capital of Belgium, where he is scheduled to attend the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit – a political dialogue forum to enhance relations and various forms of cooperation between its partners, pay a working visit to the European Union and make an official visit to Belgium. His attendance at the summit and subsequent visits are being made at the invitation of President of the European … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Belgium promote cooperation in various fields