(VOV) -The importance of continuously investing in gender equality to achieve progress for all was stressed at a national dialogue held on June 24 in Hanoi by Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the UN to mark the 20 year implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Vietnam.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked parents, youth, schools and community leaders across the nation to join the month-long observance of June as national substance abuse prevention month.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
(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.
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.
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).
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.
(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.
(VOV) - Vietnam has successfully sent people from ethnic minority groups to work abroad, including demanding markets like Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
(VOV) -A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 3 to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.