The Hanoitimes - In the best scenario, the agreement could be effective in January 2020. In the worst case, there will not be a specific deadline for the deal. However, whether the EVFTA is ratified or not depends on the Vietnamese government’s determination. EVFTA is expected to be completed in 2018 UK backs early signing of EVFTA in 2018 No major barriers remain for EVFTA: Ambassador Due to its full-scale impact, the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) presents Vietnam a “once-in-a-decade” opportunity to integrate itself into the global value chain, according to Viet Dragon Securities Company (VDSC). Illustrative photo. According to VDSC, many companies have massive expectations on the benefits from EVFTA, similar to what they had with the TPP three years ago. However, the ratification of EVFTA is still in a bit of a gridlock due to pending issue of Vietnam’s illegal fishing and the EU’s political changes. … [Read more...] about EVFTA is “once-in-a-decade” opportunity for Vietnam to integrate into global value chain
Why cultural diversity is important in the workplace
Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay offers big promotion for new year 2019The most beautiful spiritual places in northern Việt NamNCB to increase charter capital to over VNĐ5 trillionWhy did Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort win the prize “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018"?The organic food market is getting more and more vibrant As Industry 4.0 continues to drive changes in business models, many companies are placing a greater emphasis on creating workspaces that support an open, collaborative and sharing environment, which will lead to improved employee productivity and satisfaction. Campus-style office model at Singapore Science Park Industry 4.0 is changing the role of workplaces As we move towards a more open and connected world arising from Industry 4.0, many companies are recognising the importance of creating an office environment that encourages interaction, collaboration and discussions. Shifting away from the traditional … [Read more...] about DOES THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION NEED TO START IN THE WORKPLACE?
Australian Ambassador Craig Chittick (centre) presenting award plaques to VBCWE founding members in recognition of their commitment to promote gender equality.— Photo Courtesy of Australia Embassy in Việt NamViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (VBCWE), a new coalition of large employers committed to ensuring gender equality within their businesses and beyond, launched in Hà Nội on Thursday. The Coalition was formed with the support of Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Government. VBCWE is expected to lead efforts to create workplaces where women and men have the same opportunities to contribute and advance in their chosen careers. The seven founding members of the VBCWE are Deloitte Vietnam, Maritime Bank, Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), SASCO, GARCO 10, Traphaco and Unilever Vietnam. Together, they have an estimated 120,000 Vietnamese employees. The Coalition is chaired … [Read more...] about New business coalition promotes gender equality in the workplace
State President Tran Dai Quang made the statement during a meeting with 200 outstanding children in Hanoi on August 10. The delegates are participating in the 2018 National Festival for Outstanding Leaders of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneers’ Organisation from August 8-10 in the capital city. The festival gathered 200 outstanding children, who are the leaders of local Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneers units across the nation, as well as 63 teachers in charge of the teams and 23 representatives of ethnic minority children. Many of them have made great efforts to overcome difficulties and challenges in life in order to achieve good results in learning as well as in the organisation’s activities. On behalf of the Party and State leaders, President Quang praised the positive results that the children and the leaders of Young Pioneers’ units have achieved in recent years. The president also hailed the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Council of Ho Chi Minh Young … [Read more...] about Investing in children is investing in the country’s future: President
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is determined to promote cultural diversity and integrate with international cultural conventions, Vương Duy Biên, deputy minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said at a conference held on Wednesday in Hà Nội. During the conference, the Ministry, alongside the UN cultural agency UNESCO, announced the 2018 global report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. The conference drew the participation of local cultural managers, research centres, foreign cultural centres, creative hubs and independent artists. They discussed the challenges, opportunities and motivations in promoting cultural diversity and development in Việt Nam. Michael Croft, head of the UNESCO Hà Nội Office, said the global report will help Việt Nam review the process of implementing UNESCO’s convention on the protection and … [Read more...] about Việt Nam to promote cultural diversity following UNESCO guidelines