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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.

Wage workers represent one-third of Vietnam’s total employment

10:31 | 11/26/2014

(VOV) - In Vietnam, about one-third of the employed people depend on wages for their livelihoods, compared to the global average of over 50 per cent.

Vietnam-Korea Technology College inaugurated

12:24 | 11/25/2014

The Vietnam-Korea Vocational College of Technology in northern Bac Giang province officially inaugurated and launched its 2014-15 academic year on November 24.

NA questions Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs

12:24 | 11/19/2014

(VOV) -On November 19, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen was the fourth cabinet member to be queried at the 8th National Assembly (NA) session about unemployment, job creation for workers, solutions for handling violations of social insurance debts, unpaid wages and salary reform.

Transport, Home Affairs Ministers questioned at NA session

20:38 | 11/18/2014

(VOV) -Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang was grilled over issues on transport infrastructure, key transport projects, measures to reduce traffic accidents, and the control of cargo transportation and loading capacity at the ongoing Assembly (NA) question time in Hanoi on November 18.

Four ministers respond to NA question time

11:27 | 11/17/2014

(VOV) - Four cabinet members will be queried about pressing issues of the National Assembly (NA) concern at a three-day question time of the 8th session of the 13th legislature, starting on November 17.

NA announces votes of confidence results

23:12 | 11/15/2014

All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the National Assembly (NA) passed the vote of confidence during the 13th legislature’s eighth session in Hanoi on November 15.

UN conventions submitted to National Assembly for ratification

17:17 | 10/23/2014

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) were submitted to the National Assembly (NA) for ratification on October 23.

Result-oriented poverty reduction policies needed

10:53 | 10/13/2014

Provinces and cities should categorise poor households accurately to ensure all people living with difficulties will equally benefit from social welfare policies, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

Vietnam continues to send workers to RoK

12:30 | 10/10/2014

Labour officials of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) plan to continue the Employment Permit System (EPS) programme, which sends Vietnamese workers to RoK.

Economy creates 1 mln jobs in eight months

19:51 | 09/25/2014

(VOV) - The Vietnam economy has added more than one million jobs in the first eight months of the year, meeting 64% of the annual goal, according to a report by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Economic study paints positive GDP and jobs forecast

18:30 | 09/04/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam’s GDP is forecast to jump up by 14.5% and employment growth by 10.5%, according to the latest study of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ASEAN Secretariat.

10th ASEAN Skills Competition taking shape

12:49 | 08/09/2014

(VOV) -As many as 293 candidates from 10 ASEAN countries will take part in the 10th regional skills competition at the Hanoi-based National Convention Centre from October 19-29.