If female workers are entitled to these benefits, employers are less likely to consider hiring them, according to the labor ministry.
Ho Chi Minh City reported nine more cases of the Zika virus on November 3, raising the total infections in the city to 30 and in Vietnam to 39.
About 40% of all pregnancies in Vietnam end in abortion, twice as many as the government’s official records, doctors from Hanoi's Central Obstetrics Hospital said in a report.
VOV.VN - It has been unveiled that the Vietnamese blockbuster comedy ‘Gai Gia Lam Chieu’ (The Last Egg) will open on June 10 at theatres in Dallas, Texas.
The first baby conceived via in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in northern Bac Ninh province was born on May 16 at the provincial Pediatrics and Obstetrics Hospital, hospital director Le Van Nam said.
More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on February 6, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.
A Vietnam court has upheld the sentences of 14 and 16 years in jail for a man and a woman who belonged to a ring that sold four babies last year for US$4,170 in total.
Nearly 100 applications for surrogacy have been sent to three designated hospitals, ten of which have met the required conditions, over the past three days after Vietnam’s new regulation on surrogacy on humanitarian grounds took effect, the Ministry of Health has said.