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Pensions, social allowances expected to rise 15 percent from 2022

Eight groups of people will enjoy a 15 per cent 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 ...

Vietnam scores average in global social performance index

Vietnam achieved an average score in 2020 Social Progress Index, finishing 88th out of 163 global economies. The nation earned a total score of 68.85 out of 100, above the global average of 64.24, according to the index released last week by Washington-based nonprofit Social ...

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Second aid package for those hit by COVID-19 proposed

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said on August 25 that it has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Planning and Investment seeking the second aid package for businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.The package’s total funding is estimated at ...

HCM City completes financial assistance for those hit by COVID-19

HCM City has basically completed the provision of financial assistance for those hit by COVID-19, according to Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan. The move was in line with Resolution No 02 from the municipal People’s Council, the Government’s Resolution No ...

With jobs lost to Covid-19, Vietnamese struggle to make ends meet

Hundreds of thousands of people who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to pay their bills. Though Vietnam has been among the earliest countries in the world to contain the virus and revive its economy, people are struggling to find jobs ...

New decision supports people in difficult circumstances amid COVID-19

The Prime Minister has issued Decision 15/2020/QĐ-TTg regulating the implementation of policies to support people facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Accordingly, there are seven groups of subjects entitled to support, including employees who must postpone the performance of labour contracts or leave without pay; ...

Labour Forum 2019 spotlights future of work

“Future of Work: The Choice of Vietnam” was the theme of the Labour Forum 2019 held in Hanoi on November 27.  The event was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), partners and the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Country Office for Vietnam.According to the ...

Việt Nam attends ASEAN meeting on social protection for vulnerable children

Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs Lê Văn Thanh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) on strengthening social protection for vulnerable children in ASEAN in Vientiane, Laos on Thursday (21 November).Participants focused ...

Hanoi’s forum discusses challenges and opportunities of ageing population

An inter-generational forum was held in Hanoi on September 30 on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons (October 1), showing a positive view of an ageing population in turning challenges into opportunities and to strengthen the understanding of the dynamics of an ...

Centenary of International Labour Organisation marked in Hanoi

A ceremony took place in Hanoi on August 27 to celebrate the centenary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).Joining the ILO in 1992, Vietnam is committed to respecting, promoting and applying international labour standards in the ILO’s 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at ...

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