10 suspected MERS cases test negative

10 suspected MERS cases test negative

 All 10 people who had shown symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) tested negative for the disease, health authorities said Wednesday.
Mr. Nguyen Anh Tho

Work accidents in HCMC need more practical solutions

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is ranked the first in the number of fatality due to industrial accidents. To amend this negative situation, the Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs is launching various activities to effectively reduce this figure. Mr. Nguyen Anh Tho, Deputy Director of the Department of Work Safety under the Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks to Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper on measures to tackle this problem.

Robot hands in the assembly line of a manufacturing plant of Juki Company

Fiercer labor competition between machine and human in Industry Revolution 4.0

Thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, working performance has been boosted to the highest. However, the human labor force worldwide also faces the toughest competition against automatic machines in simple jobs. In Vietnam, it seems that business managers are welcoming the good news while their employees are quite indifferent with the negative side.
Investors at Vietcombank Securities Company. The Vietnamese stock markets experienced another strong selloff on Tuesday, which wiped out $5.8 billion in market capitalisation. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

VN stocks endure another strong selloff

Vietnamese shares underwent another strong decline on Tuesday as investor sentiment remained negative following the selloff that had spread across global markets.
A quarantine official disinfects an ambulance in the vicinity of a layer chicken farm in the city of Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, on Jan. 4, 2018, where the quarantine authorities confirmed an outbreak of an avian influenza virus. (Yonhap)

Poultry farm near Seoul cleared of avian influenza

Samples from a poultry farm in the city of Gimpo, west of Seoul, tested negative for avian influenza viruses, city officials said Monday, amid a widespread outbreak of the avian influenza in the country's southwestern duck farming region.
This file photo, taken on March 21, 2016, shows members of a rights groups for migrant workers calling for an end to racism to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in downtown Seoul. (Yonhap)

S. Koreans more negative on migrant workers: poll

South Koreans have become more unfavorable to migrant workers amid the prolonged economic slump, with many reluctant to accept such workers as members of the South Korean society, a poll showed Wednesday.
Trading transactions are carried out at Alpha Securities Company (Photo: VNA)

Market rebounds on blue chips

Shares rebounded on the HCM Stock Exchange on November 1 as large-cap stocks returned to positive territory. The overall market trading conditions remained negative, however, and signaled more volatility in the near future.