Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is exerting efforts to become one of the six centres of excellence in terms of labour productivity of the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) in 2020. Labour productivity is a decisive factor to increase the competitiveness of an economy and business. Improving labour productivity is essential to rapid and sustainable development. Over the past years, the productivity of Vietnam has been improved, but yet to match with the country’s potential and expectation. Therefore, Vietnam has taken a lot of measures synchronously and effectively to raise its labour productivity such as increasing national governance capacity and competitiveness, improving the business environment, boosting the shifting of labour structure from agriculture to industry and services, reforming the financial and banking sector, promoting start-ups, and attracting more foreign investment. The Ministry of Science and Technology is studying and building a master plan on the … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives to become APO’s centre of excellence
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According to Mauro Gasparotti, director at Savills Hotels Asia-Pacific, there has been a reduction in Chinese travellers who accounted for more than 30 per cent of foreign tourists in the early of this year. In addition, Khanh Hoa Tourism Department noted that coastal destinations such as Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa) are going to be affected because Chinese tourists make up more than 70 per cent of foreign arrivals to these areas. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have also been affected by the decease in tourists, which resulted in a reduction of MICE tourism and suspension of meetings, conferences, as well as travel abroad. … [Read more...] about Hospitality sector in action to ensure undisturbed tourism experience
The director of the South Korean Centre for Disease Control, Jung Eun-kyeong, suggested at a press briefing that "there is a possibility that the characteristics of many people sitting close together in a very confined space and holding service for more than an hour" would have led to "a few who were exposed infecting many other infectees". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?
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Earlier at the meeting, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha both showed support for a plan allowing high school and college students to resume their studies on March 2, while secondary school students and those in the lower educational stages stay at home for one or two more weeks. … [Read more...] about School reopening dates not yet finalized: PM