Overtime working hours under consideration

Overtime working hours under consideration

Companies and businesses across various sectors will probably need to consider overtime working hours for their employees, as a temporary measure to cover the current serious shortage of workers due to the ongoing increase in the number of Covid-19 cases.
Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy

Vietnam seeks US investment in renewable energy

Energy is among potential fields for investment cooperation between Vietnamese and US firms, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announcing that Vietnam gives high priority to sustainable energy development to maintain national energy security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Pham Tan Cong. 
Brands go green

Brands go green

More than 90 percent of domestic enterprises have had activities to convert to the circular economy model in various degrees, according to the result of a survey by the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) announced in early October this year, showing a positive signal in Vietnam's roadmap towards a circular economy.
Waste treatment at Da Phuoc Landfill in Binh Chanh District of Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Businesses to take gas emission inventory in 2022

Vietnam from 2022 will produce gas emission inventory for five major fields. This is the result of a meeting to collect proposals and recommendations from environmental experts and nearly 200 enterprises for the draft decree about greenhouse gas reduction and ozone layer protection, held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on July 1.

Factory workers considered for early vaccination

Factory workers considered for early vaccination

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor on May 26 sent an official dispatch to the Prime Minister asking for factory workers to be vaccinated early to maintain production in various sectors.
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Vietnam - A safe destination for development of FDI

Foreign investors maintained their trust in Vietnam despite countless difficulties last year and the country is viewed as a safe destination for development, a recent forum in Hanoi heard.
Vietnam becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Many investors said that Vietnam has been still strengthening its position as one of the more and more attractive investment destinations, being the first choice for foreign enterprises, especially those who are seeking to diversify their investment portfolios outside of China.