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HCM City promises support for workers laid off due to pandemic

The HCM City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs would take whatever measures are needed in the second half of the year to safeguard workers’ incomes and jobs, 

Job losses on the way as firms look to downsize

Many businesses are planning to reduce the number of employees on their payroll in the next few months.

Vietnam to suspend labour export until end of April

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on April 5 asked the Overseas Labour Management Department to order businesses to suspend sending workers abroad until the end of April.

Meeting reviews performance of Party resolution on social policies

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting in Hanoi on March 24 to review the implementation of the Resolution on several social policy issues for the 2012-2020 period adopted by the fifth plenum of the 11th Party Central Committee.

Vietnam expects to create 1.5 million jobs in 2020

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has set a target to generate jobs for 1.5 million workers, and help some 100,000 labourers to find jobs through the National Employment Fund in 2020.

340kg bomb deactivated in Yen Bai

Sappers in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on February 7 defused a US-made bomb weighing about 340 kg in Tan Lap commune, Luc Yen district.

Dong Nai to assist people affected by huge airport project

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai plan to establish hi-tech agricultural co-operatives to create jobs for those over the age of 40 who are affected by the construction of Long Thanh International Airport.

National forum encourages children to raise their voice

As many as 169 children engaged in a dialogue with representatives from the Government, sectors and organisations in Hanoi on August 17 as part of the sixth national children’s forum.

NA Standing Committee rejects proposal to raise overtime hour cap

Many members of the National Assembly Standing Committee have rejected the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs’ proposal to raise the overtime hour cap to 400 hours per year as it runs counter to the global trend.


Child labor in Vietnam down 67 percent since 2000: report

“Vietnam has cut child labor by 67 percent since 2000, and more Vietnamese children are better off today than 20 years ago,” according to Save the Children’s third annual Global Childhood Report 2019, released on July 30.