VietNamNet Bridge - The number of 200,000 unemployed workers with higher education level, as reported by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), is considered high if compared with the number of university graduates every year. There are 200,000 unemployed bachelor's degree graduates According to the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), there are 1.1 million university and junior college students, with 300,000 graduates each year. Since 2015, the number of unemployed bachelor’s degree graduates has been stable at 200,000. The labor market receives 100,000 bachelor’s degree graduates a year. Unemployed workers’ means individuals aged 15 and higher who have working capability and demand, and are looking for jobs, but have not found them. One report shows that up to 60 percent of university graduates take jobs unrelated to their major. If so, only 15 percent of graduates can get jobs in their major. The high unemployment … [Read more...] about Number of unemployed university graduates in VN remains high
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese livestock companies believe that foreign-invested enterprises are involved in the current pork price escalation, and that “the livestock industry may fall into foreigners’ hands just in one or two years”. The pork price has been escalating Tran Van Chien, director of Co Dong Livestock Cooperative in Hanoi, said there are ‘abnormal’ signs in the current price escalation which began one month ago. Vietnamese livestock companies believe that foreign-invested enterprises are involved in the current pork price escalation, and that “the livestock industry may fall into foreigners’ hands just in one or two years”. Chien warned at a conference one year ago that the pig price would plunge and bounce back again, but the profit would go to FIEs’ pockets, while Vietnamese farmers would be at a disadvantage. RELATED NEWS VN livestock industry in danger as imports are too cheap High feed prices cut … [Read more...] about Are FIEs the cause behind the increase in rising pork prices in VN?
Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung (L) gives an interview to the Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of an investment promotion conference in the RoK on April 18 (Photo: VNA) Seoul (VNA) – As investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have financial strength, management experience and high technology, Vietnam wants them to actively take part in and become strategic partners in the equitisation and divestment of State capital from State-owned enterprises (SOEs). Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung made the remark in an interview given to Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of an investment promotion conference in the RoK on April 18. He said the Vietnamese Government recognises the role of foreign investors, including those from the RoK. The RoK investors’ participation in the equitisation and divestment will help improve the quality of economic restructuring in Vietnam. It is expected to promote the effectiveness of the governance and use of capital at SOEs in the … [Read more...] about RoK investors hoped to be strategic partners in VN’s SOE equitisation
HCM City proposes road, railway to Cat Lai Cargo vessels anchored at Cát Lái Port in HCM City. More soft loans needed to support people with disabilities Sketches on central - Central Highlands battlefield exhibited Visitors at the sketch exhibition Quang Tri joins national efforts to combat illegal fishing Changing behaviors key to protecting environment sustainably Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg addressed the “7 Day Challenge” campaign in Hanoi Tree planting model benefits local people in Tuyen Quang Planting trees can both combat global warming and increase incomes of citizens. The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has initiated a cooperative tree planting model, where paper companies work with local people to benefit both parties.Programme honours outstanding people with disabilities Exchange with guests of the programme (Photo:http: petrotimes.vn) That’s not my number(s) … [Read more...] about Social News 18/4 (Hourly Updated)
Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Members of the ASEAN Bahrain Council (ABC) have expressed interest in importing more textile and wood products from Việt Nam to Bahrain, Võ Tân Thành, director of HCM City-based Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said. Speaking at a meeting between the ABC and Vietnamese enterprises held on Monday in HCM City, Thành said: “Bahrain has a large demand for imported textiles, footwear, seafood and agriculture, all of which are Việt Nam’s strengths.” Bahrain is currently importing these products from other countries, but would prefer to import more of them from Việt Nam, he said. Việt Nam’s current export value to Bahrain is modest at US$20 million. Bahrain’s main exports to Việt Nam of chemicals and petrochemical products, among others, are expected to increase. Sheikh Duaij bin Isa Al-Khalifa, chairman of the ASEAN-Bahrain Business Council who led the … [Read more...] about Bahrain to import more VN goods