President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Bui Van Cuong had a working session on November 21 with President of the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) Erich Foglar, who said the OGB is ready to share experience with its Vietnamese counterpart.
VOV.VN - At present, 65% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still find it difficult to seek potential foreign partners and investors due to the lack of co-ordination and a high-skilled labour force.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) hopes to reduce social insurance debt to below 3% of its full-year collection plan for this year, heard a conference held in Hanoi on November 15.
President Tran Dai Quang has urged lecturers and students of the Hanoi Medical University to increase their participation in scientific research, particularly those in emerging diseases.
Trade ministers of 16 involving countries have agreed to speed up negotiations so as to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in 2018.
Specialists from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on November 8 shared experiences in wage and social insurance issues and gave recommendations to Vietnam’s draft plan for reforming wage, social insurance and benefits for national contributors.
An inaccurate labour database and poor forecasting is exacerbating the nation’s unemployment problem, officials admitted at a conference on Ocotber 26.
Increasing labour productivity is the key to the sustainable development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), experts have said.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has extended a message of congratulations to Alberto Anaya Gutierrez for being re-elected as National Coordinator of Mexico’s Labour Party (PT).
Social dialogue and collective bargaining is the foundation for building harmonious labour relations in businesses, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 25.
The demand for human resources in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to rise 2-3 percent annually to reach 4.61 million labourers by 2020 and 5.34 million labourers by 2025, according to a report from the HCM Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.
Lack of funding is a serious obstacle for lecturers doing research at universities in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed credit for implementing social policies as a sound policy of the Party and State that contributes to social development and creates a momentum for sustainable poverty reduction.
The World Bank (WB) released the “Migrating to Opportunity” report via a teleconference with Vietnam on October 9, saying that easing restrictions on labour migration can boost workers’ welfare and deepen regional economic integration.
Vietnam now records over 18 million unofficial workers who account for 57.2% of non-agricultural workforce, according to a report announced at a seminar held in Hanoi on October 4.
In the first eight months of 2017, Germany was the EU’s largest foreign investor in Vietnam. Wolfgang Manig, Deputy Head of Mission and Economic Counsellor at the German Embassy in Vietnam, talked about German firms’ views on Vietnam as an attractive investment destination.
The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Central Union of Cuban Workers (CTC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on specific activities to promote the bilateral relations.
The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) have agreed to enhance cooperation and protect guest workers in the respective markets.
The second action month for labour safety and hygiene will take place from May 1-31, 2018, with Ho Chi Minh City hosting the launching ceremony and national-scale activities.
Around one fifth (20.1%) of enterprises plan to expand their workforce in the third quarter, according to the latest newsletter on the labour market update released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.