Vietnam is 80 years behind developed countries in approving a 40-hour work week law, which is needed to ensure workers’ quality of life, lawmakers say.
Agricultural businesses are facing increasing international competition and must use science, technology and innovation to improve their productivity and competitiveness, experts said at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.
GDP growth based on high productivity is the way forward for Vietnam to maintain rapid and sustainable economic growth, said head of Vietnam’s General Statistics Office.
The productivity and competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises remain low, according to a report on the manufacturing and processing industries which was publicized on April 26 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.
Minimising costs and maximising productivity are what companies often look for when conducting their business, both of which are goals that can be fulfilled through the adoption of advanced technology like cloud computing.
Investing in science-technology is one of key solutions to improving Vietnam’s poor productivity, experts told a conference on in HCM City on June 6.
VOV.VN - A salary reform project is high on the agenda of the ongoing session of the Party Central Committee. The project is intended to improve the productivity, attract talents to state agencies, and prevent corruption.
As technology takes over in effectively supporting organizational operations, more and more businesses are deciding to apply digital tools and approaches to drive human resource (HR) innovations that support business transformation and outcomes.
VOV.VN - Southern Ca Mau Province is focusing on trade promotion to satisfy its yearly target of US$1.1 billion revenue from shrimp exports, according to a provincial official.
VOV.VN - Coffee exports dropped 20.5% in volume in the first nine months of this year, but the value still inched up 1.3% to US$2.55 billion as export prices were on the increase, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called for greater efforts to address the shortage of raw materials faced by the domestic cashew processing industry, saying that remains the biggest challenge for the sector’s development.
Well-designed, sustainable and resilient infrastructure will enhance economic growth, boost productivity and provide significant positive flow-on effectives, heard a meeting of the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19.
After watching the staff working hard to transport materials and products to and from a coffee processing company, Vu Quang Tho asked them why they didn’t think of a way to save time and effort.
VOV.VN - Clothing manufacturers must move away from the traditional manual operations that rely on human skills to more mechanized processes to achieve higher productivity, says the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology.
VOV.VN - The miners’ workplace is described as hell because it can be hundreds of meters deep underground with numerous hardships. In May, a month which honors workers, Truong Giang reports on how he experienced a day with miners.
VOV.VN - Vietnam worker productivity jumped at an annual growth rate of 5% for calendar year 2016 rising by US$193 to US$3,853 per worker aged 15 and over, per figures from the General Statistical Office.
The restructuring of agriculture sector towards high technology was a highlight of the National Assembly’s debate on November 2.
VOV.VN -The engineering industry in Vietnam is driving productivity with benefits across the economy, says the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).
VOV.VN -Productivity and working conditions is becoming more important than ever as Vietnam is entering a new era of deeper global integration.