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South Korea to import Vietnamese mangoes

Update: November, 20/2013 - 10:02
South Korea has opened up its market to Vietnamese mango after the orchards where they are grown have met required standards.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Viet Nam's fruit preservation and packaging standards have also meet Korea's requirements.

Mango is the second Vietnamese fruit to enter the Korean market after dragon fruit.

Tuoi Tre (Youth)

City workers receive free legal advice

Legal advisory groups founded by trade unions in districts have given free advice to more than 2,800 workers in HCM City since the beginning of this year, according to the municipal Federation of Labour.

The workers visited or phoned the groups to get information about labour laws and policies that would help them better understand and safeguard their rights.

Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)

VN guest workers in Korea must pay deposit

Domestic workers who want to work in South Korea are required to pay a refundable deposit of VND100million (US$4,762) before leaving Viet Nam, according to a joint circular of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Finance.

The policy aims to reduce the number of Vietnamese workers who illegally extend their stay in South Korea after their contracts have expired, the circular said.

Saigon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon)

Quang Ngai to rebuild Tra Bong Bridge

Central Quang Ngai Province has approved a project to rebuild the Tra Bong Bridge at a cost of VND287.5 billion (US$13.6 million).

The Tra Bong Bridge, which connects National Highway 1A with Dung Quat Port, has signs of disrepair.

Thanh Nien (Young People)

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