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Monday, September 23, 2019
Tags: productivity
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
National strategy on Industry 4.0 drafted National strategy on Industry 4.0 drafted
Vietnam would apply technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to build an e-Government and strive toward a digital Government in order to perform state administration in a smarter, faster, and more transparent, effective and efficient manner.
Roadmap to realize 2030 sustainable development goals Roadmap to realize 2030 sustainable development goals
The country will fundamentally eradicate hunger by 2020 and totally get rid of hunger by 2025. Such goals are provided in Prime Minister Decision 681/QD-TTg dated June 5, which sets a roadmap to achieve the country’s sustainable development goals through 2030 set forth in Decision 622/QD-TTg of 2017.
EVFTA ensures benefits for both Vietnam and EU EVFTA ensures benefits for both Vietnam and EU
The European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is set to be signed in Hanoi on June 30. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh spoke to local media about the historic trade deal.
Infrastructure perfection urged to boost investment attractiveness Infrastructure perfection urged to boost investment attractiveness
Vietnam needs to swiftly perfect its infrastructure to meet growing development requirements as well as foreign investors’ demand, especially when it is expected to become the most attractive investment destination in the region, heard a forum in Hanoi on June 26.
Revising the Labor Codes provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage? Revising the Labor Code’s provisions on wages: Does minimum wage mean living wage?
The draft revised Labor Code, which is expected to be passed by the National Assembly this October, contains several noteworthy amendments to the current regulations on wages.
Draft scheme on national digital transformation proposed Draft scheme on national digital transformation proposed
By 2025, Vietnam would be ranked among top 4 ASEAN countries regarding national digitization and make a breakthrough transformation toward a digital country with a vision to 2030. It is one of the targets set in a draft scheme on national digital transformation prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Legislature sittings agenda to focus on lawmaking Legislature sitting’s agenda to focus on lawmaking
The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will spend 12 days for lawmaking work with expected passage of seven laws and two resolutions, along with discussion of nine bills, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on May 20 at the opening meeting of the session.
Vietnams economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report
The Vietnamese economy is expected to grow at around 6.7 percent this year, the fastest rate in South East Asia, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ recent Economic Insight: South East Asia report.

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