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HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has spent VND465 billion (US$20.2 million) supporting more than 336,550 business households and employees seriously affected COVID-19, according to Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan.

Vietnam takes first ever measures to kick-start ailing economy

Vietnam takes first ever measures to kick-start ailing economy

VOV.VN - For the first time Vietnam is launching a series of relief packages worth approximately VND600 trillion (US$25 billion) to get the national economy back on track after being badly affected by the novel coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19).

Vietnam, RoK bolster social welfare co-operation

Vietnam, RoK bolster social welfare co-operation

VOV.VN - Representatives from Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on social welfare cooperation in Hanoi on August 28.

Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum

Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum

Vietnam will focus on completing its social welfare legal and policy system while prioritising the reform of social insurance and life-long learning for women and girls, and creating jobs for elderly and migration women, thus fulfilling the gender equality targets, stated Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung.

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

Governments of the ASEAN member states should design suitable policies to control risks and seize opportunities related to the return of their expatriates, said speakers at a discussion within the framework of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) in Hanoi on September 13.

International peace conference held in Quang Tri

International peace conference held in Quang Tri

A conference on solidarity for peace and sustainable development took place in the central province of Quang Tri on May 21 and 22, gathering representatives from 12 foreign countries.

Vinh Long urged to become leading province in development

Vinh Long urged to become leading province in development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long to make greater efforts to become a leading locality in terms of development in the next decade with its economy and local people’s income rising fourfold.