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Logistics staff needed to meet automation demand

Logistics staff needed to meet automation demand

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.

High demand for robotic technology poses a great challenge

High demand for robotic technology poses a great challenge

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.

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

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.

Unemployment dips slightly in second quarter

Unemployment dips slightly in second quarter

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).

Workers with degrees make up 21.39% of labour force

Workers with degrees make up 21.39% of labour force

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.

Central Vietnam woos Euro investors

Central Vietnam woos Euro investors

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.

Vietnam to carry out labour force survey in 2017

Vietnam to carry out labour force survey in 2017

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.

RoK firm scopes out investment environment in Ha Nam

RoK firm scopes out investment environment in Ha Nam

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.

Workforce training meeting the needs of tomorrow

Workforce training meeting the needs of tomorrow

(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.

ASEAN Economic Community boosts labour growth in Vietnam

ASEAN Economic Community boosts labour growth in Vietnam

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.

FTAs likely to challenge local companies competitiveness

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.

Perspectives on enhancing sustainable agriculture

Perspectives on enhancing sustainable agriculture

(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.

Golden year for Vietnamese guest workers to Japan

Golden year for Vietnamese guest workers to Japan

(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.