Deputy PM urges stronger social, labour cooperation between Vietnam and Laos Society

Deputy PM urges stronger social, labour cooperation between Vietnam and Laos

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam and the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Laos should work more closely together to build labour and social cooperation strategies to suit the current situation of each country as well as the region and the world, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Lao Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Baykham Khattiya.
Handbook introduced for improvement of migrant health Health

Handbook introduced for improvement of migrant health

A migrant health handbook, which provides basic information, advice and guidance for health needs of migrant workers, was introduced at a workshop held by the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP) in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Vietnam in Hanoi on July 18.
Guideline training crucial to overseas worker safety Society

Guideline training crucial to overseas worker safety

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with the Department of Overseas Labour (DOLAB) under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, organised training on the application of the Standard Guideline on Public Communication to Raise Awareness for Vietnamese Migrant Workers (the Guideline).
Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU on domestic workers World

Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU on domestic workers

Malaysia and Indonesia will finalise issues related to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the recruitment and placement of domestic workers, during a working visit by Malaysian Minister of Human Resources M. Saravanan to Jakarta on January 24.
Thailand plans to import 400,000 legal migrant workers World

Thailand plans to import 400,000 legal migrant workers

The Thai government is planning to allow up to 400,000 migrant workers from the three neighbouring countries of Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar to legally work in Thailand, said Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers Society

HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are seeking 37.6 trillion VND (1.66 billion USD) to build affordable housing for workers over the next five years, of which State revenue will account for no more than 5 percent of the total investment, according to the Department of Construction.