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Japan Inc turns contract workers into permanent staff as labour market tightens: analysis

It is a move that could lift wages and spending but squeeze profits.

In Vietnam, it's harder for college hopefuls to become a military officer than a doctor

Military academies are demanding top marks from this year's batch of high school graduates.

Ho Chi Minh City weighs easing state employment rules to draw talents

The city is in severe shortage of public school teachers.
February 20, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Two thirds of Vietnamese graduates eye public sector jobs: survey

The International Labor Organization says ensuring quality jobs for the young generation remains 'a great test for the nation.'
January 17, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam manufacturing growth climbs to 16-month high in September

A solid increase in new orders has led to the fastest rise in employment for five and a half years.
October 04, 2016 | 11:24 am GMT+7

First day on the job for Japan's nervous new recruits

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese started their first day on the job Friday in an annual ritual born from the country's fast-disappearing jobs-for-life work culture.
April 01, 2016 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

Japan stumbles over baby steps to encourage working mums

Akane had always enjoyed her job at a Tokyo call centre until, unlike many Japanese mothers, she decided to return to work after finishing her maternity leave.
March 31, 2016 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

Young people account for half of nationwide unemployment

Almost 48 percent of the 1.12 million unemployed in Vietnam are aged from 15 to 24, announced the General Statistics Office in Vietnam’s socio-economic report for Q1/2016.
March 26, 2016 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam falls short of socio-economic development targets for 2011-2015

Vietnam’s economic growth, budget deficit, productivity, employment and innovation failed to reach the targets set for the 2011-2015 tenure, according to Deputy Prime Minister ...
March 23, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7