Vietnam, US boost trade union cooperation Society

Vietnam, US boost trade union cooperation

Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Mai Duc Chinh on January 23 received a visiting delegation of trade union staff from the US led by Director of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Labour Centre Kent Wong.
Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session Society

Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

Reducing the gender gap in the areas of politics and labour force participation was among the top issues at the on-going session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 9, during the broader discussion of the national target on gender equality.
Population ageing challenges Vietnam Videos

Population ageing challenges Vietnam

There are now more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam, of whom 2 million are over eighty years old. Vietnam has had an ageing population since 2011 with its ageing pace among the fastest in the
Vietnam applauds ILO support in policy making Politics

Vietnam applauds ILO support in policy making

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai has praised the International Labour Organisation’s support for Vietnam in building legal frameworks relating to labour standards and social security.
Firms move to push out veteran labourers Society

Firms move to push out veteran labourers

In the southeast region, a curious phenomenon of foreign direct investment firms ‘recommending’ long-time employees to resign has cropped up. In return, these employees receive a hefty one-time payment.
Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors Health

Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors

The central province of Quang Nam is struggling to recruit doctors for public hospitals and clinics because of low pay and tough working conditions.
Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors Health

Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors

The Mekong Delta region faces a severe shortage of medical specialists in five specialised departments of tuberculosis, leprosy, mental diseases, anatomical pathology and forensic medicine.