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Banking staff salaries on the up

Bank staff in Vietnam on average make VND20 million ($864) to VND30 million ($1,300) per month, financial statements show.

Expats in Vietnam earn higher than global average incomes

Average salary for expats working in Vietnam is $78,750 per year, slightly higher than the global mean of $75,966.

For homesick Vietnamese, the grass is not greener on the other side

Living abroad is a dream, but many Vietnamese feel out of place, and wish they hadn't left in the first place.
June 14, 2019 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s seniors shows age no bar to consumption

Elderly population is increasing but its purchasing power is set to grow the fastest of all demographics, a study has found.
June 12, 2019 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Good pay, but real estate firms struggle to hire managers

Vietnamese real estate firms are finding it difficult to recruit managers despite offering competitive remuneration.
April 29, 2019 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Seven killed in Seoul studio complex fire

Seven tenants were killed and 11 others injured early Friday when a blaze ripped through a three-storey studio complex in Seoul, fire authorities said.
November 09, 2018 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese spend most of their income on food and drinks

A report says Vietnamese spend more than a third of their income on food and beverages, topping education and utilities.
November 02, 2018 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Vietnamese banks H1 profits surge

Banks reported solid first half earnings, mostly as a result of rising non-interest income and recovery of bad debts and return on investments in some cases.
July 24, 2018 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Force high ranking officials to publicize tax returns, Vietnam MP says

Will make it easier to monitor corruption, he tells parliamentary session.
June 13, 2018 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Holiday bonuses show huge disparity as Lunar New Year nears in Vietnam

It’s that time of year again when workers find out how festive this holiday is going to be.
January 19, 2018 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

N. Korean incomes improving but far below South: Seoul

It was the fastest expansion since 2011, when incomes rose by more than 7 percent.
December 18, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Wealth inequality a threat to East Asia, Pacific: World Bank

Income inequality is already high or rising rapidly, with the problem most acute in Indonesia and China.
December 04, 2017 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers could earn $13,000 per year at special economic zones: official

Tax and other incentives in the zones are expected to bring ‘unimaginable’ breakthroughs.
October 28, 2017 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam losing its charm among expats: HSBC survey

Only 28 percent of expats in Vietnam agree they enjoy a better overall quality of life than in their home countries.
September 27, 2017 | 05:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese teachers make a meager $100 a month

40 percent of teachers in a national survey said they would choose a different career if they had the chance.
September 23, 2017 | 03:33 pm GMT+7
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