Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
A communications programme “For the safe life of children” was held in Ho Chi Minh City for over 500 workers in Binh Tan district, the first activity in a series of events to raise awareness of young families working in industrial and processing zones about protecting their children from sex abuse.
Rents in industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring localities increased 15.8 percent against the same period last year.
A music contest, Tieng Hat Cong Nhan (Voice of Workers), for young labourers working in southern provinces will open this week.
The Prime Minister has recently adopted a project on building trade union institutions in industrial and processing zones with an aim to improve trade unions’ role in their political ties with the Party and authorities.
As many as 265 businesses in industrial and processing zones of Ho Chi Minh City have revealed bonus plans for workers on the occasion of traditional Lunar New Year 2017.
President Tran Dai Quang urged the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to reform trade union activities at his working session with the confederation in Hanoi on September 24.
For several months, Hong Thuy, a worker with the Euro Window company in Quang Minh industrial zone in Me Linh district of Hanoi found it hard to find a public pre-school for her two-year-old daughter.
The HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) agreed to partner with Mitsui Vietnam Limited Company to develop high-tech industries and information technology at a ceremony on January 21.
Large sums of foreign investment have not only been pledged this year, but also, unlike normal, actually been brought in.