Like many of Vinh’s friends, 20 of Hien’s have also returned to Vietnam since February 20 as the number of Covid-19 cases rose day after day. Some were even willing to postpone their study plans in case the epidemic got out of control in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?
Perseverance in the face of adversity
As a means of ensuring the safety of workers, the Department has co-ordinated efforts with the Management Board of industrial parks to request that enterprises which receive Chinese engineers and workers move to put them into quarantine in line with regulations set out by the health sector. … [Read more...] about Businesses maintain stable production amid impact of COVID-19 epidemic
But fruit and vegetable farming still faces many problems like small scale and scattered cultivation, inconsistent quality, impacts of climate change, poor harvest and post-harvest technologies, increasing competition in the global market and lack of linkages between businesses and farmers. … [Read more...] about Vietnam targets USD 4.5 billion from farm produce exports by 2020
At a meeting on February 24 to discuss solutions to support Vietnamese laborers in South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung asked the Overseas Labor Management Department to draw up plans to ensure the rights of laborers. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to repatriate laborers from S. Korea, Japan
In 2011, the government of Vietnam made public the energy development plan for 2011-2020 with a vision until 2030, or Plan No 7, which estimated that 75,000 MW of electricity would be generated by coal firing until 2030. In the same year, Khanh set up Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID) to enhance the use of green energy in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about ‘Environment hero’ Nguy Thi Khanh receives US$2 million award