VOV.VN - The Government has green-lighted a VND61,580 billion social welfare package for people most affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic to help them stabllise their lives.
Despite being hailed as a high-income sector with massive potential, IT continues to face shortages and a weak labour force that requires comprehensive changes through earlier education and training.
A recent survey of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has found that 36.4 percent of Japanese businesses operating overseas viewed Vietnam as a promising investment destination, up 2.5 percent from 2018.
The current logistics labour force needs to adapt to fast-changing automation and ecommerce requirements, experts said at a dialogue organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Australia Aid on April 26 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has plenty of opportunity and potential to apply robotic technology, however, to realize the task of application, the country should draw on the enormous potentiality of tens of millions of Vietnamese people and connect talents at home and abroad as they are viewed as hidden gold mines.
Demands for manual labour is rising Ho Chi Minh City, accounting for 50% of the recruitment, but young people prefer better jobs.
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.
In the second quarter of this year, Vietnam recorded a labour force of 54.52 million, of which 53.4 million people aged 15 years or more found work, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam’s number of social insurance holders reached 13.24 million as of April 30, said Deputy Director General of Vietnam Social Insurance Pham Luong Son.
The number of Vietnamese workers holding college and university degrees or higher accounted for 21.39 percent of the labour force in the last quarter of 2016, up 0.41 percentage point from a quarter earlier and 1.19 percentage points year on year.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc on March 28 called on its youth to join the national startup movement and contribute to promoting socio-economic development.
The central city of Danang and its neighbouring provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam will offer optimal conditions to lure investment from European countries in hi-tech, tourism, logistics, health care and advanced farming.
A labour force survey will be conducted in 2017 to provide statistics for relevant agencies to assess, predict and plan the development of human resources, according to deputy head of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Van Lieu.
An official of the northern province of Ha Nam promised optimal conditions, including labour force and infrastructure, for Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to run long-term business in the locality.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s workforce is experiencing a tremendous transition with many employers seeking a labour force capable of meeting increased levels of skill to operate new technologies with precision.
Hundreds of thousands of graduates fail to find jobs and yet businesses say they face a shortage of skilled employees.
Vietnam will be one of the countries benefiting greatly from the ASEAN Economic Community, scheduled to be formed at the end of this year, in terms of employment growth and labour productivity improvement, an official said at a recent workshop in Hanoi.
Its "golden population" phase and other specific advantages can help Vietnam exploit well a slew of free trade agreements (FTAs), but there is zero room for complacency, experts and leading industrialists have warned.
(VOV) - Over the past 30 years of the renewal process, Vietnam’s agriculture has maintained an average annual growth rate of 3.5% – the highest level in Asia, most notably in Southeast Asia.
(VOV) - In 10 months leading up to November, Vietnam had sent almost 16,300 workers to Japan and this is the first year Vietnam broke its record of sending 15,000 guest workers to the country annually.