(VOV) - Vietnam and Japan will develop their strategic partnership comprehensively, especially in economics, trade and investment.
Experts made proposals to protect Vietnamese female guest workers’ legitimate rights, at a seminar in Hanoi on December 17.
(VOV) - National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has praised former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama for his positive and effective contributions to strengthening the Vietnam-Japan relationship.
(VOV) - A Japanese language training course for 150 Vietnamese medical orderlies under the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) program opened on November 28.
Japanese businesses, which are operating over 2,000 projects in Vietnam, are in need of a high-quality workforce, says Vietnamese ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung.
The Department for Overseas Labour (DOLAB) plans to train 150 orderlies in late 2012 and select prospective candidates for work in Japan in early 2014.
The Kim Bang Sanatorium Centre in Ha Nam province is home to more than 100 ailing soldiers, including 40 seriously wounded ones who are still suffering from the trauma of battle.
The EU is considered to be a major export market for Vietnamese goods once the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is signed.
The Vietnam Nurses’ Association and Asian Human Power (AHP) of Japan have signed a cooperative agreement on training nurses and orderlies.
Japan will continue to provide official development assistance (ODA) for Vietnam to help the country carry out socio-economic development projects, especially infrastructure and energy projects.
Vietnam and Japan have signed and exchanged a legal document on a cooperative agreement to send and receive nurse practitioners and orderlies between the two countries.
Each year, Japan receives more than 100,000 guest workers from Vietnam and other countries. Currently, there are about 18,000 Vietnamese practicing and working in different sectors in Japan with a minimum wage of US$1,000 per month.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung returned to Hanoi on October 2 after successfully concluding his Japan visit, which is expected to provide fresh impetus for the strategic partnership.
Heath experts from Vietnam, Thailand and Bangladesh discussed measures to improve human resource development in the heath care sector at an international conference in Hanoi on April 28.
The Japanese parliament (Diet) has officially approved the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA). On the occasion, the Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Japan, Vu Van Trung, who is also head of Vietnam’s Trade Office in Japan, talked with a VOV correspondent in Tokyo about Vietnam’s plans to implement the accord.