Economic development key to job creation: Official Business

Economic development key to job creation: Official

Economic development and business expansion are crucial to job creation, which in itself is significant for sustainable poverty reduction, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung.
ASEAN works to promote rights of women, children ASEAN

ASEAN works to promote rights of women, children

A virtual launch ceremony was held on November 17 for the regional report on promoting sustainable integration of ASEAN Community through ensuring the legal status of ASEAN women and children.
ASEAN 2020: 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour Society

ASEAN 2020: 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

In line with the theme of ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 and based on the current situation of COVID-19, the 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour was held on November 10 with the theme "Supporting Migrant Workers during the Pandemic for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community".
ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting World

ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting

The 24th meeting of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council, the most important event of the ASCC this year, was held online on November 6 with the participation of 10 member countries’ officials, the ASEAN Secretary-General, and the bloc’s Secretariat.
ASEAN People’s Forum 2020 kicks off ASEAN

ASEAN People’s Forum 2020 kicks off

The ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) 2020 kicked off on November 5, with the theme “Southeast Asian People’s Solidarity for an Inclusive, Cohesive and Responsive Community”.
Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled Society

Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled

A plan on support for persons with disabilities (PWDs) between 2012 and 2020 (Plan 1019) has gained certain encouraging outcomes, helping to improve the group’s living standards and access to equal opportunities, heard a recent conference in Ninh Binh province.
Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4 Society

Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4

Business and production activities are expected to pick up in the last three months of a year, thus helping with the recovery of the labour market from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the unemployment rate is likely to drop and labourers’ income is expected to rise in the last quarter of this year, experts said.