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Explosion kills four workers in northern Vietnam

Explosion kills four workers in northern Vietnam

Four female workers were killed and 11 others injured when steam boilers and gas cylinders at a manufacturing plant in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh exploded on October 30.

President urges reform of trade union activities

President urges reform of trade union activities

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.

IP, EPZ kindergartens to open longer

IP, EPZ kindergartens to open longer

The People’s Committee of HCM City has approved a plan from now to 2020 to offer extended kindergarten hours for children of workers at industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) who work overtime.

Dong Nai enterprises in need of more workers

Dong Nai enterprises in need of more workers

Many enterprises in southern Dong Nai Province have been in need of labourers, mostly manual workers for textiles, wood processing and mechanics to complete their additional contracts in the past two months.

Vietnam ensures rights of guest workers

Vietnam ensures rights of guest workers

VOV.VN - Overseas remittances from guest workers are an important source of investment for the nation, said officials of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) on July 19 at a workers’ rights forum in Hanoi.

PM urges more care for workers

PM urges more care for workers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s proposal to pilot a project on building residential areas, supermarkets, pre-schools, cultural houses and legal assistance centres serving workers at 15 industrial and processing zones.

Vietnam advances child labour battle plan

Vietnam advances child labour battle plan

VOV.VN - The abuse of child workers whether in small family owned businesses or supply chains of large multinational corporations can’t be justified for any reason, said Dang Hoa Nam of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Remittances to HCM City hit US$2 billion

Remittances to HCM City hit US$2 billion

VOV.VN - Foreign remittances to Ho Chi Minh City in the first half of this year are estimated at US$2.1 billion, up 3% against the corresponding period last year.

Vietnam-RoK labour MoU helps boost bilateral ties

Vietnam-RoK labour MoU helps boost bilateral ties

The signing of the regular Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to resume the reception of Vietnamese labourers to work in the Republic of Korea (RoK) under the Employment Permit System (EPS) will help step up the two countries’ ties, particularly in the labour field.

Caring for workers’ lives - a leading task

Caring for workers’ lives - a leading task

The Party, State and the entire authority system always consider caring for workers’ lives as a leading task, as they wish to see the force become strong in number and capacity in the context of intensive international integration, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.