Recognising the importance of workplace safety, more and more businesses in HCM City have begun to invest in modern equipment and increased budgets for labour safety programmes.
A shortage of labour has affected offshore fishing in many central coastal provinces.
For some time, Nguyễn Văn Mão has been in the business of making and selling flutes made from bamboo. He now also produces bamboo straws.
Drawn by higher pay, many in the border locality cross the border to the neighbouring country to work but their illegal status might bring more risks than rewards.
Deputy Foreign Minister Lê Hoài Trung speaks to The World and Việt Nam Report about Việt Nam’s national report under the third-cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva on July 4 as part of the ongoing 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).