Salaries are being increased by around 7-10 percent, with recruitment demand having tripled compared to the social distancing period, according to report by recruitment platform ViecLamTot.com. Many companies are struggling to find workers as at least 1.3 million people have left the city because of the pandemic, said director of the recruitment company Tran Minh Ngoc. According to the HCMC Statistics Office, the city created over 14,100 jobs in October and more than 19,600 jobs in November. HCMC Center for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information predicted the city would need some 43,700-56,900 jobs, including 5,600-7,200 positions for manual workers, in the last quarter of this year. However, this won’t affect the economy as a whole since in the long-term, growth potential remains intact, she said, adding the number of job searches rose ten-fold as Vietnam resumed economic activities in October. "This is the period when workers shift from tourism and … [Read more...] about 42 pct workers won’t return to HCMC: survey
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At the handover ceremony, Ms. Tran Kim Nga, Chief Representative of BJC Group in Vietnam, said: “Through the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, we would like to send 3,000 packs of necessities to the people in need in some localities. These gift sets are also BJC Group’s spiritual encouragement for needy people to stabilize their living and overcome difficulties, and assist cities and provinces impacted by Covid-19 in fighting the pandemic and caring for the people’s life.” Ms. Tran Kim Nga, Chief Representative of BJC Group, presents 3,000 packs of necessities to President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Upon receiving the gift sets, on behalf of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, President Do Van Chien extended gratitude to the noble deed of BJC Group. Although adversely affected by the pandemic, all the group’s staff members, with their spirit of solidarity, are willing to help those hit hard by Covid-19. President Do Van … [Read more...] about BJC Group of Thailand donates necessities worth VND900 million to help people affected by Covid-19
He made the remarks on December 2 at a meeting with representatives of the Russia - Vietnam Friendship Association and the Association of Russian Veterans in Vietnam within the framework of his official visit to the Russia. Appreciating the results of the associations' work, the State leader said that their activities have contributed to the success of the Vietnam - Russia and Russia - Vietnam Year launched in 2019, helping to educate the young generation about the traditional friendship and special affection between the two peoples. He hoped that in the coming time when the COVID-19 pandemic is under control, experts and veterans will have the opportunity to visit Vietnam and continue to cultivate the friendship between the two countries. He said he hopes that the Russia - Vietnam Friendship Association will continue to support the Vietnamese community in Russia to study and live stably, better integrate into Russian society, and contribute more to strengthening the friendship and … [Read more...] about Vietnam always treasures Russia’s support
The list was compiled by London-based luggage storage company Bounce, which analyzed the world's 250 most popular beach destinations from a variety of travel sources before narrowing the selection down to 100. Each spot was evaluated based on a number of factors: water temperature, weather, average hotel price, number of restaurants and bars, and number of Instagram hashtags. Mui Ne scored 5.84 points out of 10. "Out of all the top 10 best beach destinations, the only one with average hotel prices under $55 per night is Mui Ne," Bounce revealed. A night's stay at a hotel in Mui Ne costs around $54.12 on average. Fishing boats along Mui Ne beach. Photo by VnExpress/Kim Cuong The town has average temperatures of 26.5 degrees Celsius and boasts 247 restaurants and bars. According to Bounce, there were 36,700 #Mui Ne tags posted on Instagram. Mui Ne enjoys a tropical climate all year round and has become a favorite tourist destination among Russian tourists in … [Read more...] about Mui Ne among world’s top 10 beach destinations
Agriculture has always been a pioneer in the Doi Moi (renovation) process, contributing significantly to achievements in poverty reduction and food security in Vietnam. In the time of globalization and integration, Vietnam aims to develop agriculture on a green, low-emissions foundation to contribute to realizing its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050. This vision will help the agriculture sector reduce costs, use less inputs and resources, and create multi-value integration, thereby affirming Vietnam’s position as a powerhouse of ecological and carbon neutral agriculture and a food supplier of “Transparency - Accountability – Sustainability”. Agricultural support Vietnam exports more than 6 million tons of rice every year. The early years of the 21st century marked a turning point for the food system in Vietnam. As one of the poorest countries in the world in the late 1980s to early 1990s with 60% of the population living below the poverty line, … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s agriculture: from local to global mindset
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has asked local authorities to strengthen surveillance to discover Covid-19 cases and any abnormal signs of clusters as a new coronavirus variant called Omicron has emerged. The World Health Organisation (WHO) on November 25, 2021 reported that the coronavirus variant it has named Omicron (B.1.1.529) was discovered in several African countries, such as South Africa and Botswana. The first patient was a 30-year-old man in South Africa. He had fatigue, body aches with a minor headache, and itching, but no sore throat, cough or loss of taste. According to scientists, the Omicron variant has 32 mutations in spike glycoprotein and is the most mutated of the SARS-CoV-2 viruses. It is predicted to spread faster than Delta. Omicron cases have been discovered on several continents. Though epidemiologists think that it’s too late to impose travel restrictions to prevent Omicron from spreading globally, many countries have banned passengers from the … [Read more...] about What will Vietnam do to cope with the Omicron variant?