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Festival celebrating VN-RoK relations held in Gyeonggi

Festival celebrating VN-RoK relations held in Gyeonggi

A festival entitled “We are together” was held in the Seongnam city in Gyeonggi province of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on April 29 to herald the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the RoK.

Prime Minister requests more care for workers

Prime Minister requests more care for workers

It is necessary to provide more care for workers, from meals with safe and nutritious foods to issues related to housing support and legal assistance, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Vinh Phuc lures US$46.6 million of FDI in two months

Vinh Phuc lures US$46.6 million of FDI in two months

The northern province of Vinh Phuc has seen positive results in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in the first two months of this year as it lured US$46.6 million to eight new projects and four existing ones.

Poor people encouraged to join health insurance

Poor people encouraged to join health insurance

Roughly 17 million or more than 18 percent of Vietnam’s population had not entered the health insurance programme by the end of 2016. Most are labourers, poor people and students, the Vietnam Social Insurance (VNSI) has said.

Work starts on housing project for workers in Bac Ninh

Work starts on housing project for workers in Bac Ninh

The Viglacera Infrastructure Investment Development Company under the Viglacera Corporation on February 2 launched a housing project for workers in the Yen Phong industrial park (IP) in the northern province of Bac Ninh.

Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home

Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home

The average bonus given to Vietnamese workers for Tet (Lunar New Year), a week-long festival that falls at the end of this month, is VND4.9 million (US$218) per worker, almost equivalent to a month’s average salary and 96% of last year’s level of VND5.1 million (US$227).

Conference discusses expanding guest-worker program

Conference discusses expanding guest-worker program

VOV.VN - The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour in collaboration with the Asian Foundation held a conference on December 16 in Hanoi to discuss measures to expand the guest worker program and comprehensive reforms to improve it.