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Vietnam Today

Still standing

Still standing

09:57 | 5/1/2015

Many poor households in coastal areas are able to access a project to strengthen their housing for when storms and floods hit.

Minimum salary increases kick in

Minimum salary increases kick in

23:28 | 4/1/2015

January 1 sees pay rises take effect under Decree No.103.

Ban on same sex marriage removed

Ban on same sex marriage removed

16:06 | 4/1/2015

2014 Marriage & Familly Law removes ban but same sex marriage still not permitted.

Visas waived for seven more countries

Visas waived for seven more countries

22:40 | 3/1/2015

Waiver for visits of 15 days or less to citizens from seven countries.

Labor producitivity one-eighteenth of Singapore's

Labor producitivity one-eighteenth of Singapore's

17:22 | 29/12/2014

Vietnam's workers might be well-regarded in ASEAN but productivity is at a low level.

Poor households to fall by 5 per cent in 2015

Poor households to fall by 5 per cent in 2015

09:27 | 29/12/2014

NA issues resolution to continue fight against poverty.

PM: Vietnam-China friendship remains

PM: Vietnam-China friendship remains

21:37 | 27/12/2014

PM Dung welcomes Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference to Vietnam.

$140 million needed to tackle gender imbalance

$140 million needed to tackle gender imbalance

16:48 | 26/12/2014

Despite falling this year, Vietnam's gender imbalance at birth continues to cause alarm.

WB provides $450 million for HCMC sanitation project

WB provides $450 million for HCMC sanitation project

12:23 | 25/12/2014

Ho Chi Minh City to access loans and credit from World Bank to improve sanitation services.

President meets Cambodian King

President meets Cambodian King

09:20 | 24/12/2014

President Truong Tan Sang on official two-day visit to Cambodia.

GMS leaders call for stronger cooperation

GMS leaders call for stronger cooperation

13:23 | 22/12/2014

The fifth Greater Mekong Sub-Region Summit was held in Bangkok on December 20.

Electricity price to go up

Electricity price to go up

14:55 | 18/12/2014

EVN submits plan for 9.5 per cent increase .

EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

  • Benefits for both
    Benefits for both

    Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, spoke...

  • Driving force
    Driving force

    The EVFTA will make Vietnam an even more attractive investment environment for...

  • Making the most of the EVFTA
    Making the most of the EVFTA

    Experts and industry insiders share their thoughts with VET on the newly-signed...

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Vietnam - Japan Relations

Human Resources in Vietnam

  • Forever changed
    Forever changed

    The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community later this year will alter the...

  • Hard sell
    Hard sell

    Vietnam's growing retail sector has resulted in a boom in personnel demand,...

  • Comings & goings
    Comings & goings

    The upcoming AEC is more important than many realize as regional labor movement...