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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.

Expanding women’s role in ICT and media

16:30 | 10/23/2013

(VOV) -Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs Minister Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has told a high-level information and communications technology (ICT) forum Vietnamese media agencies should be applauded for promoting the advancement and empowerment of women and people with disabilities.

International seminar on Vietnam-Japan cooperation

17:51 | 10/19/2013

(VOV) - Vietnamese and Japanese scientists have gathered in Ho Chi Minh City for an October 19 seminar discussing Vietnamese-Japanese education and training and human resource development cooperation.

Poverty reduction planning needs a wider view

10:20 | 10/17/2013

A multi-dimensional approach to poverty was the key to sustaining poverty reduction, experts said at a forum in Hanoi on October 16.

Poverty rate expected to drop to 7.6% by year-end

18:47 | 09/23/2013

(VOV) -The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has predicted that Vietnam’s poverty rate will fall to 7.6% by the end of this year and to 2% in 2014.

Vietnam joins ASEAN social welfare ministerial meeting

16:45 | 09/06/2013

(VOV) -Vietnam is attending the 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) being held in the Cambodian city of Siem Riep over September 2–7.

Vietnam commits to disabled people rights

18:36 | 08/27/2013

(VOV) - Vietnam will increase regional cooperation to promote and realize disabled people’s rights.

Children join talks with Party, State leaders

12:48 | 08/10/2013

(VOV) -Children have submitted a number of amendments to the Law on Child Protection, Care, and Education at their national forum which ended in Hanoi on August 9.