Hanoi’s craft villages lack skilled labourers
4/24/2018 2:53:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Traditional craft villages of Hanoi are facing a shortage of labourers, especially skilled workers, reported Kinh te Viet Nam &The Gioi (Viet Nam and World Economy) Magazine.

Retirement age proposed at 60 for women and 65 for men
4/24/2018 11:58:11 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has come up with two scenarios for increasing retirement age to 60 for women and 62 for men; or 60 for women and 65 for men.

HCM City recruitment needs soar in second quarter
4/24/2018 2:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 80,000 new employees are needed in HCM City for the second quarter as the city focuses on improving economic competitiveness and quality of growth.

Unsafe playground rides a danger to kids
4/24/2018 11:37:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A recent accident at an outdoor playground in the Central Highland’s province of Dak Lak has raised concerns about the poor conditions of children’s play equipment in Vietnam.

Ninh Thuan farmers battle severe annual drought
4/24/2018 11:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Every year around this time, people in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan have the same worry: water.

Over 2.5 million go on pilgrimage to ancestral land
4/24/2018 10:59:54 AM (GMT+7)
 Some 2.5 million people flocked to the northern midland province of Phu Tho to celebrate the annual Hung Kings Temple Festival as of April 23 (the eight day of the third lunar month), said the organising board. 

Hanoi plants red maple trees around Hoan Kiem Lake
4/24/2018 9:05:00 AM (GMT+7)
Following the greening up of the streets of Nguyen Chi Thanh and Tran Duy Hung, Hanoi has planted nearly 100 red maple trees around the Hoan Kiem Lake area on a pilot basis.

Shan Tuyet Tea harvesting season in Ha Giang
4/24/2018 7:22:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Dao ethnic minority group in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang are busy harvesting their first Shan Tuyet tea crop of the year.

Provincial departments with similar functions are to merge
4/24/2018 6:11:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Le Thanh Van, a member of the National Assembly Finance and Budget Committee, speaks to VOV online about the pro and cons of merging provincial departments that have similar functions.

Hanoi to build $417m road
4/23/2018 3:09:25 PM (GMT+7)
 A ceremony to kick off work on the VND9.5trn (USD417m) route that links Vinh Tuy Ring Road to Nga Tu So Ward began on April 22.    

Social News 23/4
4/23/2018 7:11:00 AM (GMT+7)
Quang Nam, Laos’ Sekong province to deal with illegal migration, Quang Tri: Memorial service held for remains of soldiers, Bac Ninh holds job fair for workers returning from RoK, France-Vietnam job festival to be held in Hanoi, HCM City

New expressway proposed to connect Hoa Binh and Son La
4/23/2018 11:51:27 AM (GMT+7)
The northern province of Son La People’s Committee has proposed the Government approve the Hoa Binh-Moc Chau Expressway project to better connect two northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Son La