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NA Committee for Social Affairs convenes 14th session

NA Committee for Social Affairs convenes 14th session

The National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs convened its 14th plenary session in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on March 2 to prepare for the upcoming National Assembly sitting.

NA Vice Chairman greets Lao legislator

NA Vice Chairman greets Lao legislator

National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son has expressed his wish that Vietnamese and Lao legislative bodies will continue their coordination and facilitate joint investment projects, helping spur socio-economic development in each country.

Draft revised law on children to further accord with UN convention

Draft revised law on children to further accord with UN convention

The draft revised Law on Child Protection, Care and Education will remove flaws in the existing law, adhere more closely to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and improve the implementation of the 2013 Constitution, according to the drafting board.

Vietnam does more to collect martyr remains

The national steering board for search and repatriation of martyr remains, known as Steering Board 1237, is set to actively collect information in an attempt to locate more martyr remains.

Poor labourers offered chance to work abroad

Poor labourers offered chance to work abroad

Ho Chi Minh City will help members of ethnic minorities, families who have made contributions to the revolution, and eligible poor to work abroad, mostly in Japan and Malaysia.

Deputy PM attends Asia future conference

Deputy PM attends Asia future conference

(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has represented Vietnam at the 19th international conference on the future of Asia, which opened in Tokyo on May 22.

Vietnam, Germany tackle skills shortage

A cooperation agreement was inked between Vietnamese and German ministries in Hanoi on March 18, aimed at addressing the current shortage of skilled workers in Vietnam.

Help urged for job seekers

Help urged for job seekers

Local areas have been asked to create more channels to connect job-seekers and enterprises as the country aims to reach its target of creating 1.6 million jobs this year.

NA delegation visits Laos

NA delegation visits Laos

(VOV) - A delegation from the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs was received by Vice Chairman of the Laos National Assembly Saysomphon Phomvihan in Vientiane on January 30.

Pilot vote of confidence in Hanoi

Pilot vote of confidence in Hanoi

(VOV) - The Hanoi Party Committee will conduct a pilot vote of confidence scheme on members of the Standing Board and a number of key position holders in the city at its ongoing 10th conference.

Increasing demand for workers in HCM City

Increasing demand for workers in HCM City

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to require 65,000 workers in the first quarter of next year, according to the municipal Department for Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

55,000 local residents get unemployment allowance

55,000 local residents get unemployment allowance

More than 55,000 people in Ho Chi Minh City have received unemployment allowance totaling VND324 billion (US$15.5 million) in the first six months of this year, said the HCMC Social Insurance agency.

For a society without violence and abuse against children

For a society without violence and abuse against children

An action month for children will be launched on May 29 to call for joint efforts to create a safe and healthy environment free of violence, abuse, and exploitation of children, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

3,500 children drown every year

3,500 children drown every year

About 3,500 Vietnamese children die of drowning every year, with the latest 3 cases happening in Dak Nong and Phu Yen Provinces on May 22, the Department for Children Care and Protection has warned.