Vietnam has rolled out a roadmap to realise 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to 2030, focusing on aspects of economics, social affairs and the environment.
The poverty rate among households in the country is expected to drop to under 6 percent at the end of this year from 6.7 percent in 2017, the National Assembly Standing Committee heard at its 27th session on September 17.
VOV.VN - Vietnam came third at the 12th ASEAN Skills Competition with 7 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals and 16 medallions of excellence for outstanding performance, according to the Vocational Training Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
VOV.VN - Four hundred and eighty five work accidents took place in Ho Chi Minh City in the first seven months of this year, 223 cases less than the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on March 30 announced the children-friendly city initiative for the 2017-2021 period to help Ho Chi Minh City build itself into a children-friendly city.
VOV.VN - Vietnam created new jobs for more than 1.63 million people last year, achieving 102.48% of its plan, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs.
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee discussed the Government’s report on the implementation of the National Targets of Gender Equality at a meeting on September 13.
VOV.VN - Around 78,938 workers, including 29,496 women were sent abroad to work as guest workers in the first eight months of this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue requested the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to carefully review poor districts in accordance with Resolution 30a.
VOV.VN - The number of workplace deaths in Ho Chi Minh City has hit 68 so far this year and is outpacing last year’s numbers, said Mai Hoai Nhan of the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on June 8 held a children’s forum 2017 to discuss the prevention of violence against children and children abuse.
The central province of Thanh Hoa held a ceremony on May 11 to re-bury 21 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts repatriated from Laos.
A month to promote workplace safety and hygiene, the first of its kind, will begin on May 1, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs revealed at a press conference in Hanoi on April 24.
The most populous province of the Republic of Korea (RoK), Gyeonggi, hopes to establish ties with Hanoi to enhance bilateral cooperation across various fields, including hi-tech agriculture.
The capital city of Hanoi will strive to help 10,230 families rise out of poverty in 2017, equivalent to a 0.6 percent reduction in household poverty rate.
VOV.VN - More than 1.641 million people got new jobs in the country and abroad in 2016, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lan said at a recent conference in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee has launched its annual month-long SMS fundraising campaign to help youngsters and other needy people in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs convened a workshop in Hanoi this week to discuss laws and policies on social equality and progress.
Doan Mau Diep, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, spoke to the newspaper Hai Quan (Customs) about his ministry’s plan to help unemployed workers to find new jobs and to claim their unemployment insurance.
VOV.VN - Vietnam receives a failing grade when it comes to producing sufficient skilled workers to meet the demands of industry, according to the latest report card from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).