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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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
(VEN) - Forty-seven businesses were awarded certificates of merit and campaign medals at the ceremony announcing Binh Duong Province's Green Book that honors those who have made a contribution to environmental protection. Vietnam Economic News' Nguyen Hoang talked with Binh Duong Province Department of Natural Resources and Environment Deputy Director Vo Thi Ngoc Hanh about green businesses. How do you use the term 'green business'? Environmental pollution prevention and minimization and environmental quality improvement, which are aimed at achieving sustainable development, are the main objectives of the 2011-2015 provincial environmental protection plan and the way we apply the 'green business' term. The objectives are reached through implementing a range of measures including measuring and classifying industrial pollution levels to make public information about the affect businesses have had on the environment. The Green Book lists businesses that do a good job in environmental … [Read more...] about Honoring green businesses
Asiana Airlines to own 50% of Kumho Asiana PlazaA 50% stake in the commercial center and hotel complex Kumho Asiana Plaza Saigon in HCMC will be acquired by Asiana Airlines, said Won Il Woo, president and CEO of Kumho Engineering & Construction. "This is an internal deal within Kumho as it is being made between its two subsidiaries, Asiana Airlines and Kumho Engineering & Construction," he said at a meeting with HCMC vice chairman Le Manh Ha on Thursday. He asked about the necessary procedures under Vietnamese law for this deal. "We don't know if we have to report to the central agencies in Hanoi, or if reporting to HCMC is enough," he wondered. In response, Vice Chairman Ha said the municipal government would review the project document next week and then give appropriate guidelines. "Normally, the authorities that license a project will handle changes in that project. However, when it comes to real estate, there are complicated regulations, so a careful review is needed," Ha … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/1
Hanoi office rents down slightly in Q3 Hanoi’s office segment has experienced a slight decline in rental prices according to the latest report from Savills on the capital’s real estate market in the third quarter, released on October 12. The report showed that average rents fell 0.5 per cent quarter-on-quarter due to downward adjustments to both Grade A and C office space but increased 3 per cent year-on-year. Average occupancy showed an improvement of 2.2 ppts quarter-on-quarter and 2.8 ppts year-on-year, mostly due to Grade B increases of 2.9 ppts quarter-on-quarter and Grade A increases of 2.3 ppts quarter-on-quarter. Hanoi’s office stock remained stable quarter-on-quarter but increased 9 per cent year-on-year. In the final quarter of the year one project will enter the market, supplying approximately 11,300 sq m. Total take-up was approximately 23,000 sq m. Grade B led with approximately 18,000 sq m followed by Grade A with 8,400 sq m and Grade C with 4,300 sq m. It is expected … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 14/10