Vietnam has proved itself as an active and responsible member of the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC), Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said, adding that the country joined other member nations in addressing human rights-related challenges of the humankind.
Nearly 5,000 phone calls related to human trafficking have been made through the hotline 1800 1567 since 2012, as heard during a conference in Hanoi on February 24 to review the helpline project outcomes.
As the ASEAN Community has already come into being, the demand for skills has grown. Thailand is accelerating the development of its human resources, so that Thai workers will be equipped with more skills to cope with the demand for skilled labor in this region.
The rate of child abuse in Vietnam has reached an alarmingly high level with thousands of cases reported in the past five years.
Vietnam and Laos have agreed on ways to fight sabotage plots by hostile forces, protect security and safety at major events and combat organised, drug and human trafficking and cyber crimes.
(VOV) -The results of a study on gender-based violence against prostitutes in the capital and experience in dealing with this issue were discussed at a December 15 seminar in Hanoi, co-hosted by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs and the Plan International.
The Border Guard Command of Vietnam’s central province of Thanh Hoa and the Military Command of Laos’ northern province of Houaphan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on border cooperation during their senior officials’ talks in Thanh Hoa on December 10.
A workshop was held on December 7 in Hanoi to enhance legal understanding among women and facilitate their access to legal assistance.
Malaysia will have to fully implement measures to combat human trafficking and Vietnam must allow independent labor unions before reaping the benefits of a new Pacific trade deal, details of the pact released on November 5 showed.
Thailand and Laos are ready to sign an agreement on cooperation in maintaining border security and preventing human trafficking, said Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on October 26.
Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang underscored Vietnam’s significant achievements in cross-border crime prevention and combat while addressing the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC 10), which opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 29.
The two bombing attacks in Bangkok last month were retaliation against the Thai government's suppression of human trafficking gangs, Thai authorities said on September 28.
Thai police’s chief Somyot Poompanmoung on September 15 pointed to the Turkish-speaking Muslim Uighur minority in China as the suspected group behind the Bangkok bombing on August 17 that killed 20 people.
Visiting Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang held a number of talks with Australian ministers on September 15.
Vietnam has seen a big increase in the number of new companies in the past two months after the introduction of more open and simple business laws.
Vietnam and Malaysia inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the employment of workers in a bid to boost the number of Vietnamese guest workers in Malaysia, reported the Ha Noi Moi newspaper.
A workshop aimed at promoting joint efforts by Vietnam, Laos and Thailand against human trafficking along the East-West Corridor was held in Dong Ha city of the central province Quang Tri on August 5.
Vietnam and the UK issued a joint statement following the talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and the visiting UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Hanoi on July 29. Following is the full text of the joint statement:
(VOV) - On July 29 , Deputy Foreign Ministry spokesperson Pham Thu Hang responded to reporters’ questions on Vietnam’s reaction to the US Department of State’s 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report.