Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance  Society

Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has confirmed the list of over 795,000 workers from more than 29,300 employers who are eligible for financial support in 62 out of 63 cities and provinces under the Government's Resolution 68/NQ-CP and the Prime Minister's Decision 23/QĐ-TTg on policies supporting employees and employers affected by COVID-19.
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.
Tourism sector works to improve service quality  Travel

Tourism sector works to improve service quality

Twenty travel companies were fined and another had its business licence revoked for 18 months for violating administrative regulations in travel business activities in 2017, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Occupational diseases on the rise Health

Occupational diseases on the rise

A Ministry of Health report reveals that each year 100,000 labourers in the country were checked for occupational diseases and more than 5,000 found to have diseases.
New policies take effect  in June Society

New policies take effect in June

A string of new government policies come into force in June, including the exemption of land use fees for housing projects, specific financial mechanisms for HCM City, increased fees for medical examination and treatment for the insured and reduction of social insurance premiums.