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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.

Panasonic donates washing machines to needy children

14:51 | 07/31/2014

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, Italy agree to further boost labour cooperation

08:48 | 06/14/2014

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 backs ILO’s initiative on fair migration

15:24 | 06/12/2014

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.

NA deputies hear draft law revisions

09:19 | 05/28/2014

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.

Vietnam attends ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (ALMM)

11:26 | 05/23/2014

(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 hinder poverty reduction efforts

09:42 | 04/07/2014

Overlapping policies are hindering poverty reduction efforts, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.

Dialogue focuses on empowering women and girls

17:59 | 03/31/2014

(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.

Labour Safety-Fire Prevention Week kicks off in Hue

13:27 | 03/16/2014

(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.

Labour export- key to economic vitality

13:40 | 02/17/2014

(VOV) - The labour sector will implement practical measures to ensure sustainable poverty reduction and social welfare, with priority given to labour export.

RoK recruits Vietnamese guest workers again

15:19 | 12/31/2013

(VOV) - The Republic of Korea will soon resume receiving Vietnamese guest workers following the signing of a special memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Seoul on December 31.

Vietnam sets up labour management office in RoK

19:04 | 12/30/2013

(VOV) -Vietnam has established an overseas labour management office in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK), following the Korea Employment Permit System (EPS) with the intention of protecting the legitimate rights and interests of Vietnamese guest workers.

Creating 1.6 million jobs in 2014

18:19 | 12/17/2013

(VOV) - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has announced its 2014 1.6 million job creation target during a conference in Danang on December 17–18.

Workshop promotes support for UXOs victims in Vietnam

18:44 | 12/04/2013

A workshop discussing measures to support people suffering the con sequences of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on December 4.