PM urges ministries, localities to prevent nCoV outbreak Health

PM urges ministries, localities to prevent nCoV outbreak

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an urgent dispatch on preventing the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) strain, which is developing complicatedly in China without specific treatment and preventive vaccine yet.
Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved Business

Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved

The European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) on January 21 approved a resolution asking for the European Parliament (EP)’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture needs more Vietnamese trainees Society

Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture needs more Vietnamese trainees

Japan’s Ibaraki prefectures hopes to receive more Vietnamese practitioners in the fields of agriculture, manufacturing and nursing in the time ahead, according to Satoshi Tsutsumiya, head of the job opportunity promotion bureau under the prefecture’s labour department.
Over 650,000 Vietnamese labourers working abroad Society

Over 650,000 Vietnamese labourers working abroad

About 650,000 Vietnamese are working in more than 40 countries and territories worldwide, according to statistics of the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle East Society

Vietnam suspends sending workers to Middle East

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 8 ordered agencies and localities to halt sending workers to the Middle East in the face of current tensions in the region.
Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures Society

Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures

Measures to resolve the lingering consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXO) and toxic chemicals left by wars throughout the country were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war UXO and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on December 25.
More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019 Society

More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019

More than 1.655 million jobs were created in 2019, reaching 103.5 percent of the yearly plan and equal to 100.4 percent of the figure of the previous year, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims Society

Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims

More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines.