Yen Bai reviews child protection Society

Yen Bai reviews child protection

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 27 held a workshop to review the implementation of the project “Ending Violence against Children” (EVAC) which was launched in the province in 2016 for the period until 2020.
Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement Society

Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement

Le Bach Hong, former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and former General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), was sentenced to six years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on September 25.
PM asks labour confederation to take better care of workers Society

PM asks labour confederation to take better care of workers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to boost coordination with the Government to better ensure the legal and legitimate rights and interests of workers, at a working session with the VGCL Presidium in Hanoi on September 25.
More wheelchairs to disabled in Bac Ninh Society

More wheelchairs to disabled in Bac Ninh

As many as 220 wheelchairs and 25 scholarships worth 2 million VND (86.14 USD) each donated by Samsung Vietnam’s subsidiaries were presented to the disabled and poor students in the northern province of Bac Ninh on September 20.
Child protection efforts to go viral Society

Child protection efforts to go viral

The #tienhocle programme that uses the short video app TikTok to popularise child protection skills was launched in Hanoi on September 20 as part of a deal sealed the same day.
Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court Society

Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court

Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
Measures needed to reduce work-related accidents Society

Measures needed to reduce work-related accidents

Compliance with occupational safety and hygiene regulations remains lax, affecting the lives of workers and their families, an official from the HCM City Federation of Labour said at a conference held on September 11.