Vietnam, RoK beef up collaboration in social welfare Society

Vietnam, RoK beef up collaboration in social welfare

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in social welfare in Hanoi on August 28.
Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas Society

Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held a consultation seminar in the central city of Da Nang on August 28, discussing issues related to children in urban areas to build a national action programme for the young.
“For the safe life of children” communication progamme launched Society

“For the safe life of children” communication progamme launched

A communications programme “For the safe life of children” was held in Ho Chi Minh City for over 500 workers in Binh Tan district, the first activity in a series of events to raise awareness of young families working in industrial and processing zones about protecting their children from sex abuse.
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.
Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency Society

Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, discussing international standards on child labour towards supply chain transparency amid global integration.
Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment Society

Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment

The national cooperation programme signed between Vietnam and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in December 2017 has created sustainable employment and business opportunities for employees and employers, heard a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30.
54.6 million people have jobs in Q2 Society

54.6 million people have jobs in Q2

Nearly 54.58 million people have jobs in the second quarter of this year, heard a press conference held in Hanoi on July 10 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019 Society

Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019

More than 776,900 jobs were created in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year decline of 1.1 percent, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported at a press conference in Hanoi on July 2.
Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province Society

Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Welfares, the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the World Health Organisation, the Bloomberg Philanthropies charitable fund and a global health policy lobbying organization of the US have launched a programme to fight drowning among the children in Lao Cai province.
Children to be consulted in policy making process Society

Children to be consulted in policy making process

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 11 to guide relevant agencies in collecting children’s opinions during the process of building policies, legal documents, decisions, and socio-economic development plans related to children.