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Who receives highest pay in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of millions of dong are paid to the CEOs who work in the “hot business fields” such as finance and banking, power and oil and gas. CEOs in state owned conglomerates receive tens of millions of dong How much the CEOs of Petrolimex (petroleum importer and distributor) and EVN (the Electricity of Vietnam) receive for their jobs every month is the thing that most people are interested in. EVN’s General Director Pham Le Thanh once revealed that the average pay to EVN’s workers in 2009 was 7.3 million dong, saying that this was a modest pay level. In…

Phu Quoc Island Determined to Become Special Economic-Administrative Zone

Kien Giang has proposed recommendations to the Government on the application of mechanisms and policies with a view to turning Phu Quoc Island into a centrally-run, special economic-administrative zone by 2020. The province has submitted its proposal to the Prime Minister to request the Politburo to issue a resolution on the development of Phu Quoc Island as to 2020. For sectoral development planning, focus will be laid on review and amendment of the planning to make it responsive to the master planning approved by the Prime Minister. Also, the province will be entitled to flexible mechanism, which allows adjustment of…

Vietnam: Where Are People’s Interests In Land Acquisition?

The land acquisition process at present does not create opportunity for farmers to benefit from the value of assets created from the conversion of land use purposes. Sustainable economic development in Vietnam depends on the change of land use purpose and other resources to more useful purposes. Typically, economic growth is defined as economic growth (for example, the sustainable growth of real income per capita), and the structural transformation. The key factor for economic development is the growth of production inputs (land, labor, and capital), growth of the use of these inputs, and improvement of the quality of the organizational…

Vietnam Coal Industry Seeking Solutions to Overcome Difficulties

The Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) had to face many challenges with a sharp fall in demand for energy in general and coal in particular. Due to the impacts of the economic downturn, in the first 9 months of 2012, the Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding […]

Vietnam State Owned Economic Groups Repeatedly Beg For State’s Support

VietNamNet Bridge – State owned economic groups, considered the motive force of the national economy, have also complained about difficulties, while repeatedly begging for the preferences from the State. Conglomerates will live only with the State’s support In the latest document sent to the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the national oil and gas group PetroVietnam asked for the permission to exempt the personal income tax (PIT) for the group’s officers who go abroad on business. If MOF does not accept the proposal, PetroVietnam wishes to come forward to pay the tax for the officers. However, the expenses would be counted…

Sacombank, JCB launch card for car owners

Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Bank, or Sacombank, and JCB International Co. Ltd. last Saturday announced the launch of Sacombank-JCB Car Card focusing on car owners as customers. The product is designed for customers with minimum income of VND5 million a month and their automobiles are worth from VND300 million and not over five years old […]

Infrastructure Projects In Vietnam Remain Inaccessible To Private Investors

Private investors can all see great potentials in infrastructure projects. However, a lot of things still need to be done to turn the potentials into reality. Le Quoc Binh, General Director of the HCM City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company (CII), when asked about the opportunities in infrastructure projects, said there are numerous projects, but […]

Vietnams Initial Success In Macroeconomic Stabilization

Vietnam has achieved a degree of macroeconomic stabilization,but ANZ warns the shift to a banking system viable over the long term will still take time and continue to impact growth prospects. * Commercial banks start to loosen purse strings * Bad debts are falling, says central bank * New regulations place restrictions on bank listings […]

Asia academia failing to match market

MANILA (VNS)— Asian universities and secondary schools must better align themselves with labour market so they can ensure graduates have the skills and knowledge required by employers, says a new Asian Development Bank report, Improving Transitions: From School to University to Workplace. An ADB statement about the report quotes Jouko Sarvi, Education Practice Leader in the bank’s Regional and Sustainable Development Department, as saying: “œAsia’s ability to compete in a globalized world depends on the readiness of students entering university, the employability of graduates in the labor market, and acceleration of innovation, science, and…

Iron-Ore Rebound Boosts STX With Record Chinese Imports: Freight

China, which imports more iron ore than the rest of the world combined, will buy a record amount this quarter, easing concern about the engine of global economic growth and extending a two-month rally in shipping rates. Capesizes, carrying more ore than any other vessel class, will earn $12,000 a day in the first quarter, says Arctic Securities ASA, a bank in Oslo whose recommendations on shipping stocks returned 17 percent in a year. Investors may profit from that because freight swaps for the period are trading at $8,500. Fourth-quarter shipments will rise 5.5 percent from a year earlier to…