Vietnam is the biggest exporter of cashew nuts in the world. (Illustrative image. Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade will send a delegation to Egypt to study investment in logistics and promote trade in the second biggest economy in Africa from December 1-6. Egypt is the largest economy in North Africa and the second in Africa, while Vietnam is the biggest exporter of black pepper and cashew nut in the world. The Southeast Asian country also ranks second globally in exporting rice and coffee. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Egypt has been Vietnam’s second biggest export market in Africa, after South Africa, in recent years. The ministry plans to organise a workshop on logistics investment and trade promotion in Egypt’s Alexandria city, and hold working sessions with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Cairo as well as some major Egyptian businesses and associations. This will be a great opportunity for … [Read more...] about Vietnam to study logistics investment in Egypt
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To this end, information technology (IT) experts suggest the adoption of a number of approaches, including improving the quality of and attracting more human resources experienced in the 5G technology, practicing preferential policies for chipsets enterprises, and establishing a community of major IT producers. Ready for the race Developing Vietnamese technology companies in accordance with the “Make in Vietnam” policy is a way to solve the labor productivity problem and to escape the middle income trap. In electronics and telecom industries, the goal of technology mastery is to manufacture chipsets for 5G networks and other IoT devices. In fact, over the past time, 5G chipsets and network infrastructure devices have been developed by major technology companies and establishments in Vietnam, including the Military Industry-Telecom Group (Viettel), the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), the CMC Technology Group Joint Stock Company (CMC), Vingroup, and … [Read more...] about Solutions to developing 5G chipsets and devices discussed
Speaking at a conference on human resources late last year, he said that they also should train additional 6,000 captains and first officers. Marine engineers would also be needed to ensure development of the country’s maritime economy, he added. Statistics from the Vietnam Maritime Administration show that the number of naval personnel had fallen from more than 45,000 in 2014 to 39,000 last May, with the sailor numbers falling especially sharply. The number of shipping workers in Vietnam fell from more than 45,000 in 2014 to 39,000 last year. Source: vietnamnews.vn According to Vu Khac Cuong of the administration, many people moved to shore-based jobs. Besides, high school students do not want to apply for shipping-related university courses, he said. Ca said nearly 90 percent of graduates from such courses do not work in the shipping industry. Vo Hong Khanh, Director of Tan Dai Duong Shipping Joint Stock Company, said vessel owners do not pay social … [Read more...] about Maritime industry lacks human resources
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?
The Van Don Economic Zone Authority has asked the People’s Committee of Van Don district and investors to stop establishing new projects, adjusting project plans and applying for investment pending the approval of master plans for the future special administrative-economic zone. A view of Cai Bau Island, part of Van Don district Projects subject to the proposed suspension exclude new projects relating to social security of Van Don district along with “Con duong di san” (Heritage Road) project, Sonasea Dragon Bay rerort complex, Ngoc Vung Island project and Sun Group project, which are major investments. The Van Don Economic Zone Authority proposed that other projects only be permitted to continue by the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province after a master socio-economic plan and general construction plan of the Van Don special administrative-economic zone are approved. For the projects that have received investment approval or investment registration … [Read more...] about Van Don asks for suspension of projects pending special master plan