VOV.VN - Looking back on Vietnam-UN cooperation over the past four decades, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded UN agencies’ support, which has delivered practical benefits to Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Government and the European Commission (EC) have pledged to carry out the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) in a timely and effective manner.
A national meeting took place in Hanoi on September 10 in preparation for the country’s participation in the ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) in Singapore this October.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN), slated for September 11-13 in Hanoi, will offer a chance for countries to share experience in utilising opportunities and addressing challenges generated by the fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a consultation workshop in Hanoi on August 27 to look into risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection in Vietnam.
Hosting the World Economic Forum ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) in September will enhance Vietnam’s position and show its responsibility to the international community during the process of international integration, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
VOV.VN -Vietnam is sparing no efforts to ensure sustainable growth by improving the quality of growth and taking full advantage of the opportunities of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 to increase its labour productivity and competitiveness to move up the higher ladder in the global value chain.
Vietnam could lose 5 million jobs to automation by 2020. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) made the alarming proclamation in the context of the rise of Industry 4.0 and Vietnam’s lack of human resource quality.
The labour market in Vietnam and many other countries has changed significantly under the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has said.
Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the HCMC Center for Human Resources Forecasting and Labor Market Information, cited an ILO report as saying that the risk of losing jobs has increased in the 4.0 industrial revolution era.
As many as five million workers in Vietnam are at high risk of losing their jobs by 2020 because of the boom in artificial intelligence, which may replace laborers with robots, according to a recent study by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
VOV.VN - The electronics industry is a typical example of Vietnam’s success in the development and integration process. From a certain angle, some of the weaknesses present the country’s failure to adapt.
Participants in a workshop in Hanoi on June 25 recommended legal regulations on child labour be amended which is among measures to prevent child labour for a safe and healthy generation.
The amount of foreign currency sent home annually by Vietnamese workers in other countries is estimated at US$3 billion on average, heard a policy consultation workshop on “the role of the trade unions in promoting fair recruitment and decent work for overseas migrant workers.”
Ensuring the rights of female labourers in the workplace is a priority of the Vietnamese Government, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha.
Under the pressure of a rapidly aging population and dwindling social welfare funds, Vietnam is planning to raise the existing retirement ages for both men and women to mitigate the economic impacts of these issues.
VOV.VN - The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is expected to lead to the creation of a huge labour market, offering a wealth of opportunities for skilled workers who are free to work in different ASEAN countries.
The UN Women and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) opened a consultation dialogue in Hanoi on May 10 to announce a project which aims to ensure that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.
Vietnam is committed to actively joining the international efforts on ending violence and harassment at workplace, an official has said.
The Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Vietnam have launched the 2018 Labour Research Contest with the topic of “Research for exploring Industrial Relations practices and its reflection toward better policies”.