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NA debates changes to social insurance

11:51 | 05/22/2015

Labourers who are ineligible for retirement pensions because they have not made compulsory social insurance payments for the required amount of years may choose to get a one-off lump sum or continue to receive monthly payments if a Government proposal gets approval from the National Assembly later this month.

NA deputies scrutinise lawmaking plan

16:55 | 05/21/2015

National Assembly deputies stressed the necessity to continue amending, supplementing and issuing new laws during their discussions on lawmaking in 2015 and 2016 at their 9th session in Hanoi on May 21.

New poverty line to be submitted for approval in September

09:01 | 04/16/2015

A new updated poverty line relevant to modern conditions will be submitted to the Prime Minister this September since the existing line is too low, said Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen on April 15.

Lao leader hails Vietnam labour and social welfare cooperation

15:56 | 04/08/2015

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong lauded the results of the 4th Vietnam-Laos Labour and Social Welfare Ministerial Meeting while receiving a delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in the capital city of Vientiane on April 7.

Vietnam, Laos intensify labour and social welfare ties

08:54 | 04/08/2015

The 4th Vietnam-Laos labour and social welfare minister meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos, on April 7, highlighting the close and effective engagement between the two agencies.

Vietnam reiterates commitment to empowering women

11:48 | 03/10/2015

Vietnam has reiterated its commitment to the strategic goals set by the Beijing Plan of Actions on empowering women at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) which opened in New York on March 9.

The 10 Vietnamese entrepreneurs

17:50 | 03/07/2015

(VOV) - Ten Vietnamese entrepreneurs were honoured by the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN)on March 7 as trailblazers in their industries – determined, hardworking and inspiring.

Labor export: opportunities in 2015

10:31 | 03/02/2015

More than 100,000 Vietnamese workers went abroad to work last year, doubling the yearly target by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs.

Exchange greetings on 65th anniversary of Vietnam-DPRK diplomatic ties

21:28 | 01/30/2015

Leaders of Vietnam and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have exchanged greeting messages on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of Vietnam-DPRK diplomatic ties (January 31).

Tet assistance to target beneficiaries

17:13 | 01/26/2015

Material support is scheduled to be delivered to the poor as well as beneficiaries of preferential policies for those who rendered services to the nation as the Lunar New Year is drawing near, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.

VND4,000 billion for 28 million disadvantaged children

11:56 | 01/25/2015

(VOV) - Over the past two decades, the Vietnam Children’s Fund (VCF) has raised more than VND4,000 billion to support more than 28 million disadvantaged children across the country.

Demanding labour markets accessible to ethnic minorities

17:09 | 01/19/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam has successfully sent people from ethnic minority groups to work abroad, including demanding markets like Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted

17:11 | 12/03/2014

(VOV) -A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 3 to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Vietnam vows to promote rights of people with disabilities

09:20 | 11/28/2014

Vietnam will work harder to fully realise the rights of people with disabilities that are prescribed in its Constitution, international conventions and programmes.

Labour Minister vows to ensure legitimate rights of employees

13:27 | 11/27/2014

(VOV) -The Government remains committed to carefully taking worker’s interests into consideration, particularly insurance for those who suffer from workplace accidents, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.