Japan largest market for Vietnamese guest workers Society

Japan largest market for Vietnamese guest workers

Receiving more than 7,100 Vietnamese guest workers in March, Japan is the largest market for this group of jobseekers, according to the statistics from the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum Society

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.
Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour Society

Policy dialogue discusses int’l standards on child labour

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue on March 13 on international standards related to child labour amidst international trade commitments.
Deputy PM receives SOS Children’s Villages Int’l delegation Politics

Deputy PM receives SOS Children’s Villages Int’l delegation

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam hosted a reception on February 12 for a delegation from SOS Children’s Villages International and a group of donors, led by Governor of Austria’s Tyrol state Gunther Platter and Honorary President of the organisation Helmut Kutin.
Seminar discusses labour dispute settlement Society

Seminar discusses labour dispute settlement

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a consultation seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on January 21 to discuss labour dispute settlement models.
Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs Society

Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.
Returnee victims of human trafficking get support Society

Returnee victims of human trafficking get support

Nearly 7,500 victims of human trafficking were rescued by competent agencies between 2012 and 2017, and all of them have received support to reintegrate into the community, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12. ​
Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.