Vietnam, Canada step up parliamentary cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Canada step up parliamentary cooperation

A delegation of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs, led by its deputy head Bui Sy Loi, has visited Canada to exchange experience in policy and law building regarding labour, health and gender equality issues.
Efforts needed to observe labour law Society

Efforts needed to observe labour law

Speeding up the implementation of the Law on Social Insurance will enable millions of labourers in non-official sectors to access social insurance, securing themselves and the society.
New poverty line to be submitted for approval in September Society

New poverty line to be submitted for approval in September

A new updated poverty line relevant to modern conditions will be submitted to the Prime Minister this September since the existing line is too low, said Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen on April 15.
Society

Deputy PM avows help for migrants

The Government called upon authorities to provide support for migrants, especially those settled in poor areas, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc confirmed in a workshop in Hanoi on September 17.
Social insurance fund needs better management Society

Social insurance fund needs better management

Vietnam's social insurance debt is about 7.4 trillion VND (352.3 million USD), making it difficult for the fund to remain viable and provide social security, officials said at an online discussion held on the Government website on May 28.
Health

Health insurance tops legislature’s agenda

The implementation of policies and laws on health insurance in the 2009-2012 period topped the discussions of the National Assembly during its ongoing sixth session in Hanoi on November 8.