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.
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.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
Panasonic Vietnam Co. Ltd., on July 30 presented over 1,000 washing machines worth VND5 billion (US$235,000) to social welfare centres for children and boarding schools for ethnic children nationwide.
Vietnam and Italy have agreed to increase delegation exchanges and the sharing of experience to further strengthen bilateral labour cooperation, especially in sustainable job generation and migrant labour management.
Vietnam strongly supports initiatives set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in building an agenda for fair migration to ensure legitimate rights of labourers, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.
National Assembly (NA) deputies in the morning of May 27 discussed draft revisions to the Law on Housing and the Law on Real Estate Trading during the 13th NA’s ongoing seventh session.
(VOV) - A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen attended the 23rd ALMM held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from May 20-22.
Overlapping policies are hindering poverty reduction efforts, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.
(VOV) - Roughly 150 delegates from state management agencies, research units, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on March 31 attended a dialogue in Hanoi aimed at strengthening the involvement of women and girls in the social welfare system.
(VOV) - The 16th annual National Week on Labour Safety and Hygiene and Fire and Explosion Prevention was launched in Thua Thien-Hue province on March 16.
(VOV) - The labour sector will implement practical measures to ensure sustainable poverty reduction and social welfare, with priority given to labour export.