Vietnam attends ASEAN labour ministers meeting

Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 22 nd ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting which took place in the Cambodia capital city of Phnom Penh on May 10.

PM urges women union to reduce poverty

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to focus on reducing poverty, improving the quality of human resources, promoting regulations on gender equality, and the control and prevention of domestic violence and women trafficking.

Domestic garment exports surge

Vietnam 's garment exports fetched over 8.95 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, rising by 29.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Garment Association (Vitas).