This month witnessed the import of around 2,000 vehicles of Honda Motors from Thailand after the company stopped car exports to Vietnam for more than a month. Car from other countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia are also expected to soon come to Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Car imports forecast to rise again as firms adjust to rules
HCM City (VNA) - The number of agricultural households has decreased gradually in HCM City, according to a recent report on results of the Rural, Agricultural and Fishery Census conducted by the General Statistics Office. It is due to increasing urbanisation, natural causes like climate change, and low incomes from farming, and many people working in the agricultural sector have switched to other vocations. Agriculture used to be an important sector that provided jobs for thousands of people in the city since 1986. But from around 2000 its importance began to decline, and the number fell from 140,045 workers then to 43,355 by 2016. By July 2016, the rate of agricultural households (farming, forestry, fishing) in the city fell to 6.8 percent. One of the reasons for the decline is the lack of government support for agriculture. Phan Quoc Hung of District 12 has grown orchids for 20 years. Recently, he and his father created an app to help grow fresh vegetables in … [Read more...] about Number of farm households in HCM City decreases: GSO
Imports of electronics, computers and components reached $38.6 billion, surging 23 percent over last year, and accounting for 20.5 percent, the highest proportion of imports. It was followed by imports of machinery, phones and components, and fabric. … [Read more...] about Vietnam trade surplus narrows sharply in September
The unemployment rate stands at 2.17 percent, down 0.03 percentage points year-on-year, equivalent to 1.06 million people of working age. Of this, youths, defined as persons between 15 and 24 years of age, accounted for 39.7 percent. … [Read more...] about Top managers in Vietnam earn $478 a month: government report
Richard Power is a Distinguished Fellow at Carnegie Mellon CyLab and a frequent contributor to CSO Magazine. He writes, speaks and consults on security, risk and intelligence issues. He has conducted executive briefings and led professional training in forty countries. Power is the author of five books. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Power served as Director of Security Management and Security Intelligence for the Global Security Office (GSO) of Deloitte Touche Tomatsu and Editorial Director of the Computer Security Institute. … [Read more...] about What if the smart grid has stupid security?