Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 8 Decent work and economic growth

Minimum wage fixing for labourers under discussion

A consultation workshop on the draft dossier for the accession to the Minimum Wage Fixing Convention 1970 (Convention 131) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15.Jointly organised by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs ...

Income of workers meets just 45% of expenditure needs: survey

Most of the current income of workers does not meet their expenditure, and in some cases, it only meets 45 percent of demand, according to a survey by the Institute of Workers and Trade Unions under the Việt Nam General Confederation of Labour.The survey, which ...

Public investment disbursement helps boost growth of economic sectors: GSO leader

Strong disbursement of public investment, especially from the second quarter of this year, has helped increase demands and promote growth of economic sectors, thus contributing to boosting economic growth in the second quarter and the first half of 2023, said General Director of the General ...

Youngsters’ role in implementing SDGs in Vietnam highlighted

A conference was held in Hanoi on July 5 to discuss the role of the youth in the implementation of sustainable development goals in Vietnam. A survey released by ActionAid Vietnam and partners showed that nearly 57% the of youngsters held that a lack of ...

Developing high quality human resources for sustainable labour market recovery: experts

Developing high quality human resources is a main solution to help the labour market recover in a sustainable manner, said Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Thi Huong. Huong cited statistics of the GSO that showed the workforce and the number of ...

Digital workforce platform launched

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Innovation Centre (NIC) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), through the programme “Human Resources for Innovation – Startup Ecosystem” (USAID WISE), on June 21 organised a workshop “Future of jobs in digital ...

Labour market to keep struggling with difficulties in coming months

In a recent report on problems facing enterprises and the economic outlook for the last half of 2023, the Research Board for Private Economic Development (Board IV) said the wave of lay-offs is likely to continue in the remaining months of this year due to ...

Households in disadvantaged areas eligible for loans up to VND100 million

From August 8, households in disadvantaged areas will be eligible for getting loans up to VND100 million each with an interest rate of 9 percent a year.Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has just signed the Decision 17/2023/QD-TTg amending and supplementing a number of articles ...

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MOLISA proposes 12.5 percent increase in pension and allowance

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has suggested the Government increase pensions and social insurance benefits, and monthly allowances.In its draft decree submitted to the Government, the ministry suggested a 15.5 percent increase in pensions, social insurance benefits, and monthly, starting from ...

Measures for education advancement in Mekong Delta

At a conference on Education and Training Development in the Mekong Delta region, data on school and classroom networks have shown stability in the development of educational and training activities in the region.According to the Annual Economic Report of Mekong Delta in 2022, published by ...

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