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Vietnam to import more electricity from Laos, China

Vietnam plans to import electricity to overcome the imminent electricity shortage caused by delays in building new power plants.

FLC mulls third aviation academy

Property company FLC plans to build an aviation complex in southern Can Tho City to train people and offer logistics services.

Vietnam confronts pork shortage until 2020 as African swine fever takes its toll

The African swine fever outbreak will see Vietnam suffer a 500,000-ton shortage of pork from July to next February, says global consulting firm Ipsos Consulting.
June 30, 2019 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Southern provinces set to suffer power shortage

Delays in many electricity projects threaten the south of Vietnam with power shortages next year, the industry ministry says.
June 12, 2019 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urged to diversify funding sources for sustainable, green development

Vietnam is struggling to fund sustainable development projects, and the country needs to diversity its funding options, experts say.
June 08, 2019 | 01:38 pm GMT+7

Logistics industry faces dire labor shortage

Vietnam’s logistics industry will need an extra two million workers by 2030, but vocational schools are not up to producing them.
May 17, 2019 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Skills shortages, labor curbs may hit Singapore manufacturing

Growing demands for highly skilled labor and government moves to curb numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher path ahead for Singapore.
May 05, 2019 | 01:25 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

Sa Pa hotels hit by severe water shortage

Hospitality businesses in the drought-hit mountain resort town of Sa Pa are struggling to find enough water.
April 24, 2019 | 09:03 pm GMT+7

Central island running out of gas following tanker ban

Ly Son Island residents are hunting for petrol after the island's tankers were banned from sailing on safety considerations.
April 21, 2019 | 01:20 pm GMT+7

Staff shortage still a stiff challenge for tourism firms

Finding qualified people to work remains a big challenge for Vietnam’s hospitality industry, undermining its competitiveness.
April 10, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Petrol shortage fuels discontent among distributors

Some petroleum distributors are grumbling about getting only 50 percent of demand after Vietnam’s biggest refinery halted production early 2019. 
March 27, 2019 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese airlines continue to be plagued by pilot shortage

With increasing demand for pilots as they expand, Vietnamese airlines have had to raise salaries, spend more on training and hire foreign pilots.
February 22, 2019 | 11:21 am GMT+7

Japan opens door wider to foreign blue-collar workers despite criticism

Japan on Saturday enacted a law to let in more foreign, blue-collar workers to ease a labor shortage despite criticism.
December 08, 2018 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam to experience power cuts early 2019

The ongoing coal shortage could lead to power cuts in Vietnam early next year, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has warned.
November 30, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7
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