Workers at a major Vietnamese footwear factory for Nike and adidas ended a week-long strike Thursday after the government agreed to their demands on retirement payouts.
Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day Wednesday over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy.
Vietnam has become the world's top outsourcing location for the first time in terms of costs, risks and operating conditions, according to a study by global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) confirmed Thursday that a scaffolding collapse that occurred at a steel mill that has FPG investment in central Vietnam had killed at least 12 people.
Hanoi - At least 14 people were killed and 30 injured in a scaffold collapse in a steel complex that has investment from Taiwan-based conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group , media in the Southeast Asian country reported early Thursday.
Vietnam's number of ultra-high-net worth individuals (UHNWIs) -- people who have US$30 million or more in total assets -- is set to double by 2024, according to the 2015 Wealth Report by Knight Frank.
Vietnamese authorities have buried thousands of seized cats -- many believed to have been alive at the time -- after the felines were smuggled from China to feed the nation's illegal cat meat trade.
The La Haye International Court of Justice found Vietnam not guilty of an alleged violation of the Vietnam-France Agreement on Encouragement and Protection of Investment.
Vietnamese police arrested a prominent blogger Saturday, the second writer seized in the last two weeks as the country's communist authorities keep up their long-running crackdown on online dissent.