SMS-texting programme calls for support for AO/dioxin victims

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SMS-texting programme calls for support for AO/dioxin victims

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) on February 25 launched a 55-day charitable texting programme to support the sufferers.

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Life in limbo for migrant workers

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Life in limbo for migrant workers

Migrant workers become almost non-citizens once they move from their homeland to live and work elsewhere.

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Workshop discusses assistance for UXO victims

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Workshop discusses assistance for UXO victims

Promoting assistance for victims of unexploded ordnances (UXO) was the focus of discussions at a conference held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 13 in Hanoi.

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Hanoi brings warm Tet to policy beneficiaries, poor people

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Hanoi brings warm Tet to policy beneficiaries, poor people

Hanoi will spend nearly VND283 billion (US$12.6 million) on gifts to policy beneficiaries and impoverished households on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year 2016, said Le Toan Khang, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, on January 5.

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Thailand develops strategies to make most of AEC

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Thailand develops strategies to make most of AEC

Thailand, the 2nd largest economy in ASEAN, has developed strategies to make the most of opportunities as well as be flexible enough to cope with challenges arising from the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

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Migrant workers need equitable access to social protection

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Migrant workers need equitable access to social protection

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 23 on migrant workers’ access to social welfare services.

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Labour minister attends ASEM employment conference

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Labour minister attends ASEM employment conference

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen attended the fifth Labour and Employment Ministers’ Conference of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia on December 2-4.

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HCM City confronts drug addiction head-on

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HCM City confronts drug addiction head-on

Drugs addicts from across HCM City will gather at social protection centres before undertaking compulsory detoxification and rehabilitation, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen said.

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Social protection centre heads steal $35,000 from patients

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Social protection centre heads steal $35,000 from patients

VietNamNet Bridge – Heads of a social protection centre in the central province of Nghe An embezzled nearly VND800 million (US$35,500) from its mentally ill and elderly patients over the last five years, officials said yesterday, Nov 2.

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Social News 21/10

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Social News 21/10

224 banh my eaters stricken with salmonella poisoning

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Balancing the gender gap

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Balancing the gender gap

Vietnam has once again been called on to pay more attention to ensuring social welfare and social protection for residents and promoting gender equality as the key solution to addressing gender-biased sex selection.

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Social News 17/10

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Social News 17/10

U.S. offers academic fellowships for local youth

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The worst of times, or the best?

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The worst of times, or the best?

Recent months have given us the opportunity to reflect on a number of significant anniversaries, including the 70 years since the ending of the Second World War, and the declaration of independence of Vietnam.

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The worst of times, or the best?

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

The worst of times, or the best?

Recent months have given us the opportunity to reflect on a number of significant anniversaries, including the 70 years since the ending of the Second World War, and the declaration of independence of Viet Nam.

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Unofficial workers lack social insurance

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Unofficial workers lack social insurance

VietNamNet Bridge – Just five per cent of informal labourers across Viet Nam are covered by social insurance, posing a potential risk that millions of workers will be without any pension to support their later years.

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