As many as 29,000 people in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong this year, or 100 per cent of the year's target, have received jobs, according to the provincial People's Committee. Of the figure, 620 workers were sent abroad, three per cent higher than the year's target. The province's major labour export markets include Japan, Malaysia, China and Taiwan.
Lao Dong (Labour)
Nghe An to develop 318 trade villages
The central province of Nghe An has set a target to develop 318 trade villages by the end of next year, of which 150 villages will have between 60 and 80 per cent of workers with vocational training.
The province has 119 trade villages involved in seafood and farm processing, and fine-art and crafts production, all of which provide jobs for a total of 25,000 workers with an average income of nearly VND16.5 million ($770) per person per year.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
Conferences discuss sustainable cities
Ten French firms shared their expertise in architecture, design, urban planning, energy efficiency and certification with Vietnamese agencies and enterprises at a conference on sustainable urban development, which took place in Ha Noi yesterday and in HCM City today.
The conferences were held by the French agency for international business development, UBIFRANCE, in partnership with the Co-operation Centre for Urban Development and the HCM City Urban Development Management Support Centre.
The Saigon Times Daily
Airlines urged to reduce number of flight delays
The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) has asked the national carrier Viet Nam Airlines and budget airlines VietJet Air, Jetstar Pacific and VASCO to have at least 10 per cent of back-up capacity when arranging their flight schedules in an aim to minimise flight cancellations and delays.
According to figures from CAAV, there were 1,764 flight delays among 14,059 flights operated by the four airlines in November, equivalent to 12.5 per cent, up 1.8 per cent over October.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)