5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research Society

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.
Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor Society

Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has suggested using funds from the 2019 Fund for the Poor to replace makeshift residences with brick houses by the end of the year, especially for households with family members that made contributions to the national independence and reunification.
Government allocates rice for Dak Nong province Society

Government allocates rice for Dak Nong province

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Finance to allocate 230,475 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong in order to support locals during the between-crop period.
Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population Society

Vietnam assisted to meet needs of aging population

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank (WB) on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.
Dong Thap sends 1,300 workers abroad in seven months Society

Dong Thap sends 1,300 workers abroad in seven months

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap sent over 1,300 workers to work abroad in the first seven months of 2019, equivalent to 131 percent of the yearly target, according to the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Nearly 67,000 labourers sent overseas in H1 Society

Nearly 67,000 labourers sent overseas in H1

Vietnam sent 66,983 labourers to work abroad during January-June, accounting for 55.82 percent of the yearly plan, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA)’ Department of Overseas Labour.
Labour deputy minister presents gifts to war invalids Society

Labour deputy minister presents gifts to war invalids

Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep visited the Lang Giang war-invalids nursing home in the northern province of Bac Giang on July 22, as well as presented gifts and 10 million VND (430 USD) to the invalids on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day.
Ceremony honours 468 families of fallen soldiers Society

Ceremony honours 468 families of fallen soldiers

A ceremony was held in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on July 22 to present certificates honouring 468 families of fallen soldiers, as part of the activities to mark the 72nd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).