Japanese firms talk VN business obstacles Business

Japanese firms talk VN business obstacles

Japanese enterprises raised four problems they face while doing business in Vietnam in a dialogue with the Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform on December 13.
Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients Health

Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients

There has been a sharp year-on-year increase in the number of people suffering from serious mental illnesses, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Workshop looks to boost support for vulnerable groups Society

Workshop looks to boost support for vulnerable groups

An international workshop was opened by the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation and Germany’s Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung in Hanoi on October 23 to encourage the further involvement from society to support vulnerable groups.
Craft villages shun worker safety Society

Craft villages shun worker safety

In the 39-degree Celsius heat of a summer day, carpenters in the craft village of Minh Duc in Phu Tho province diligently chop up large wooden logs to make furniture in their home-based wood workshops.
Children raise voice against violence, abuse Society

Children raise voice against violence, abuse

As many as 200 children aged between 9 and 15 from 48 cities and provinces nationwide voiced their concern about violence and sexual abuse against children at a dialogue held in Hanoi on August 26.
Supercomputers to collate information about martyrs Society

Supercomputers to collate information about martyrs

Supercomputers will be deployed to unify databases of different agencies managing information about war invalids and martyrs, significantly reducing time taken to locate documents or determine the identity of remains.
Conference promotes rights of people with disabilities Society

Conference promotes rights of people with disabilities

International cooperation is crucial to successfully realising the rights of people with disabilities, heard a conference jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and Caritas - a Catholic charitable organisation in Hanoi on June 23.