New Child Law comes into effect Society

New Child Law comes into effect

A new law on protecting and caring for children became effective on June 1, with a variety of regulations aiming to comprehensively intensify children’s right enforcement.
IPU-132 delegates review implementation of children’s rights Politics

IPU-132 delegates review implementation of children’s rights

Delegates at the 132 nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) attended an interactive debate on April 1 to review the improvement of children’s livelihood around the globe since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was ratified 25 years ago.
Society

Vietnam seeks to protect migrant worker’s rights

A crowd of domestic and foreign journalists, experts and managers have gathered at a seminar in the central province of Quang Binh to draw measures to protect the rights and legitimate interests of migrant labourers.
Vietnam brings China’s acts to ILO conference Society

Vietnam brings China’s acts to ILO conference

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has strongly condemned China’s violent acts targeting Vietnamese fishermen within the waters of Vietnam, at the 103rd International Labour Conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva.
Politics

Legal documents take effect since May

The Labour Code (revised), the Law on Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harms, regulations regarding marriage involving foreign elements are among legal documents that took effect as of May.
Migrant resource centre opens in Hanoi Society

Migrant resource centre opens in Hanoi

A migrant resource centre (MRC) opened in Hanoi on May 29 as part of a cooperative programme between Vietnam ’s Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).