Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker Politics

Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested lifting two-way trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to 100 billion USD from 68 billion USD in 2019.
More opportunities for Vietnamese to work seasonally in RoK Society

More opportunities for Vietnamese to work seasonally in RoK

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has sent letters to city and provincial People’s Committees to guide signing and implementing agreements with the Republic of Korean (RoK)’s localities on sending Vietnamese workers there for seasonal work.
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Doctors head to Equatorial Guinea to bring 120 COVID-19 patients home

A delegation of two doctors and two nurses of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases headed to Equatorial Guinea to bring home 219 Vietnamese citizens, who are working for three Vietnamese companies in the host country, of whom 120 have tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-nCOV-2.
 PM requests to promptly bring citizens home Politics

PM requests to promptly bring citizens home

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries and relevant departments to actively bring home Vietnamese citizens who are stranded abroad, at a working session with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on July 10.
Two resolutions, one law adopted at onging NA sitting Politics

Two resolutions, one law adopted at onging NA sitting

Lawmakers on June 10 adopted a resolution on law and ordinance building programme for 2021 and adjustments to the programme for 2020, and another on the extension of the exemption of agricultural land use tax with a majority of votes in favor, at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi.
Lawmakers expected to adopt resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA Politics

Lawmakers expected to adopt resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote for resolutions ratifying the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) at plenary meetings during the second round of the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi from June 8-13.
Dong Thap to resume labour exports to Japan Society

Dong Thap to resume labour exports to Japan

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap wants to resume its labour export programme with Japan as the country is expected to welcome overseas workers from early July, including those from Vietnam, as the COVID-19 pandemic has been largely curbed.
Policies support Vietnamese guest workers Society

Policies support Vietnamese guest workers

Vietnamese labourers working abroad could have work permits extended, receive support to change their jobs or enjoy unemployment allowances if meeting difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ​