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.
Hanoi among best cities in Vietnam for beer lovers Destinations

Hanoi among best cities in Vietnam for beer lovers

Hanoi, home to one of the first breweries in Vietnam under French colonial rule in the late 19th century, was one of the top five beer destinations in the country endorsed by global travelers of US-based travel agency Booking.com.
Green bonds – effective tool for Vietnam to achieve SDGs Business

Green bonds – effective tool for Vietnam to achieve SDGs

Green, social, and sustainability bonds are considered effective tools for Vietnam to raise capital from the private sector for projects with environmental and social benefits, thus supporting the country’s realisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement 2015.
Pensions, social allowances expected to rise 15 percent from 2022 Society

Pensions, social allowances expected to rise 15 percent from 2022

Eight groups of people will enjoy a 15 percent rise in their pensions and social insurance allowances and monthly subventions from January 1, 2022 when a draft decree on the adjustments of these allowances is issued, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
ILO welcomes new Labour Code Society

ILO welcomes new Labour Code

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has welcomed the new rights of workers and employers in Vietnam from January 1 as the revised Labour Code adopted in 2019 takes effect.
AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN ASEAN

AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN

In a recent interview granted to Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Singapore, Dr. Hoe Ee Khor, Chief Economist at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), expressed his impressions on Vietnam’s economic achievements and contributions to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since the country joined the bloc 25 years ago.
Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert Society

Time to let labourers decide when they retire: expert

Some special occupations including preschool teachers should be allowed to retire earlier than the age set in the Labour Code, said Trinh Thanh Hang, head of the department for woman affairs of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).