HanoiTimes-College students nowadays can have a lot of choices in finding part-time jobs which allow them to apply what they are learning at university. It is very difficult for them to do so a few years ago. Online business jobs Some students, who have the business potential, realize the usefulness of internet and quickly use it as a business tool to get money. Ngoc Linh, a student of RMITUniversity, has a part-time job of selling Korean jewelry online. Her products are abundant in quantity and good in quality. The idea came up with her when she were surfing the net. She realized that clothes are popularly sold online but jewelry is not. Then she decided to sell this item on her website. Duc Trung, a student of Hanoi Business and TechnologyUniversity, got easier to find his part-time job. Being capable of designing and painting, he was employed as a designer, focusing on designing leaflet, advertising poster, banner web. With an average payment of VND 1.8 … [Read more...] about College students and part-time jobs.
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"I pay my last respects to a great talent." "Remembering you forever." "A great loss." These are just some of the thousands of messages that young Vietnamese people have written to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, who died on Wednesday. They wrote those messages on the most popular social network websites, the most popular newswires and to newspapers with the highest circulation. This has never happened before in Viet Nam after the death of a technology giant. The design, branding and technology legend died at midnight on Wednesday (Ha Noi time). I heard about the news as soon as I saw a TV progamme running a headline saying, "Steve Jobs of Apple dies at 56." It was still quite a shock to me although I had known about his poor health. I suppose my feelings occurred because I had became one of thousands of Vietnamese fans of the visionary in the black turtleneck, who co-founded Apple in a home garage in Silicon Valley. Why has Jobs generated such interest from … [Read more...] about Apple’s Steve Jobs idolised in Viet Nam
Workers embroider products for export in Kim Chi Co-operative in southern An Giang Province. A majority of Viet Nam's workforce is at high risk of lacking decent work this year. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hung HA NOI — Most of Viet Nam's workers remain vulnerable to the loss of their jobs or lack acceptable work. The Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Ministry (MoLISA)'s first employment trends report shows that only 23 per cent of the total workforce are wage- and salary-earners. The remainder are self-employed or working for small family farms and enterprises. It means that two-thirds of the total workforce are unpaid family and own-account workers who are likely to lack elements associated with decent employment, while 64 per cent of female workers lack decent jobs. Viet Nam is still very much a rural country and argriculture remains the most important economic sector with more than 52 per cent of total employment, says the report that is based on key labour market indicators … [Read more...] about Workers lack job security, safety net
Binh Hung waste water treatment plant, which is being built with the aid of Japanese development assistance. The government has approved a strategy to help businesses better understand the benefits of clean and green production. So few enterprises seem to understand the benefits of cleaner production in industry, the Government has approved a strategy to raise awareness with firms of the cost-savings and productivity gains that can be made from minimising environmental pollution. The Cleaner Production in Industry Strategy by 2020 wants 50 per cent of industrial production establishments to be aware of the benefits that can be derived from applying cleaner production by 2015. The figure is expected to increase to 90 per cent by 2020. According to deputy director general of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)'s Science and Technology Department Nguyen Huy Hoan, most enterprises still do not understand what cleaner production means. Lack of information about cleaner … [Read more...] about Businesses to be taught benefits of clean and green production
Despite several reforms, Vietnam has failed to get a higher rank in a World Bank's annual report that documented business regulatory reforms worldwide last year. Last year the country was ranked 98/189. "Vietnam improved its credit information system through a decree setting up a legal framework for the establishment of private credit bureaus," the report reads. It also indicates that Vietnam strengthened investor protections by "introducing greater disclosure requirements for publicly held companies in cases of related-party transactions." However, the country "made paying taxes more costly" for companies by increasing employers' social security contribution rate, the report notes. In terms of employing workers, World Bank said Vietnam "abolished priority rules for redundancy dismissals or layoffs and increased the minimum wage." Top 10 business-friendly economies The 2014 Doing Business is the 11th in a series of annual reports on the ease of doing business, and it … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranked 99th in WB business climate report