Times a-changin’ as daughters of doi moi climb career ladder (28-07-2007) by Anh Thu She’s the boss: Ly owns two companies. — VNS Photo Like many young Vietnamese women involved in business, the HCM City’s event planner Duong Cam Ly loves to face a new challenge. The 32-year-old says that traditional ideas on women have changed, creating openings for young women at work instead of only at home. They are at the frontlines of building the country’s economy. "I’m trying to add my name to the list," says Ly. Ly is running Than Nu (Venus), an advertising, marketing and events company employing 20 full-time staff and a part-time staff of more than 500, many of whom live in remote provinces like Ca Mau. "Women now can do anything that men can achieve," she says. Ly began her own business in late 2005 after spending years of working for foreign groups like Prudential Insurance. The environment and its challenges captivated her so much that she … [Read more...] about Times a-changin’ as daughters of doi moi climb career ladder
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Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR! 28 years of deep and dynamic journalism Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
Illustrative image (Photo: Internet) Hanoi (VNA) - The government has ordered authorised agencies to strictly handle any individuals or organisations that illegally send Vietnamese citizens abroad. The order is made in a resolution issued by the government after its regular meeting held in Hanoi on November 5. Accordingly, the government assigned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to closely work with the Ministry of Public Security, localities and other relevant agencies to handle the case in which 39 Vietnamese were found dead in a container truck in Essex, northeast London, on October 23. The Government also calls upon other countries to work together in the fight against illegal immigration. The Ministry of Public Security was told to take measures to break up illegal migration organisations, multi-level marketing fraud as well as prevent hi-tech crime committed by foreigners in Vietnam in the future. In the resolution, the Government also tasked … [Read more...] about Gov’t orders strict settlement of illegal migration organisations
A crowd of passengers wait at the Sai Gon Railway Station in HCM City. (Photo: laodong.vn) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Transport units at coach stations and airports as well as train stations in Ho Chi Minh City are busy meeting passenger demand for travel before and after the Tet (Lunar New year) holiday. The Sai Gon Railway Station in District 3 has 17-22 trains departing each day between 6am and 11:05pm, carrying 15,000-17,000 passengers from HCM City. Do Quang Van, director of the station, said the station has added four times the staff and worked with local police forces and public security forces to provide the best services during the holiday. Because traffic jams often occur on streets leading to the train station on peak days of the upcoming holiday, passengers should arrive at the station at least 30 minutes prior to their departure to avoid late arrival. About 30 passengers on average were late for … [Read more...] about HCM City ensures transport for people returning home for Tet
Four people suspected of leading a gambling ring in the northern province of Hung Yen have been arrested, reported online newspaper vietnamplus.vn yesterday. Online gambling ring broken in Haiphong Online gambling ring broken up in Bac Ninh Four suspected leading a gambling ring. — Photo bizlive.vn The gambling ring was worth more than VND2 trillion (US$85.5 million), Hung Yen Police said. Police arrested Pham Cong Bang, 29, Pham Cong Bien, 31, Dao Viet Lam, 20, Tran Duc Khien, 27. Raiding their office, the police seized 15 mobile phones, 3 PCs, a laptop, a large amount of cash, several bank cards and books. The police blocked the suspect’s bank accounts. The total amount of transactions were worth VND2 trillion, covering 13 branches nationwide, police said. Bang was identified as the leader of the ring. The police discovered that the four people had been working as second-level agents for gambling websites in which gamblers use real money to buy virtual money for … [Read more...] about Four in $85mil. online gambling ring arrested