Patrick Lenain-Former assistant director Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Pressures on global supply chains are also a key headwind in the recovery. Supply chain disruptions are not new: health precautions imposed over the last two years have already caused major bottlenecks. Major shipping hubs such as Los Angeles and Shanghai have operated with reduced capacity, with long waiting times to get shipments processed across the borders. With the pandemic fading away, congestion in international supply chains has eased a bit since December 2021. In the United States, government agencies have worked with shippers, retailers, and port authorities to speed up the movement of goods. For instance, ships waiting to unload containers in US ports have declined by 35 per cent, thanks to 24/7 operations and large recruitment of workers. However, the lack of US truck drivers has emerged as a new problem. Action was taken to hire 30,000 additional truck drivers, … [Read more...] about Will international stress disrupt Vietnam’s economic recovery?
A one-year-old boy in Thanh Hoa Province has received over VND800 million to treat biliary atresia after his story was shared on Dantri Newspaper. One-year-old Huy Hoang suffers from biliary atresia One-year-old Huy Hoang from Hau Loc District is being treated at the Vietnam National Children's Hospital in Hanoi. The boy’s mother Lai Thi Thuy Linh said that right after being born, her son’s eyes and skin were yellow and he was diagnosed with biliary atresia. He now weighs only 7 kilos. His belly is swollen and is tight as a drum causing him difficulties to stand up and sit down. "Doctors said that the boy needs an urgent liver transplant, which is the only hope for his survival," she said. "They have considered testing part of us for the transplant. But surgery fees could run into hundreds of millions of VND, which we can’t afford." Hoang and his parents Every day, Huy Hoang is tortured by severe pain, but the mother is … [Read more...] about Poor boy receives support for liver transplant
Tourists are in the helicopter tour around HCMC Even with the advantage in human resource training, Ho Chi Minh City can only supply about 12,000 new employees for the industry in the Southern region each year. Sadly, during the fourth Covid-19 outbreak last year, over 80 percent of tourism laborers in HCMC switched their job, leading to a more serious shortage. Rector of Saigontourist Hospitality College Vo Thi My Van shared that she has received several tourism human resources orders from international partners, with corresponding financial support for training and output guarantee. For instance, the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce is providing consultation for its alumni who have at least 1 year of experience in the fields of cooking, restaurant, and hotel. Candidates must have an intermediate diploma and be under 45 years old. The initial salary is around VND43 million (US$1,855) a month. Vietravel Tourism Co. is planning to recruit 700 laborers, including tour … [Read more...] about Tourism human resources in serious shortage