24 April 2015
Winners included journalists of Can Tho, Sai Gon Giai Phong, Tuoi Tre and Dan Tri newspapers. The second national labour media award with total prizes worth VND100 million was co-organized by the Academy of Journalism and Communication, the Central Committee for Propaganda and Education and the International Labour Organization.
16 March 2015
Leaders of Viet Nam’s and Malaysia’s trade unions agreed to co-operate to protect the former’s workers in Malaysia – one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese working migrants.
06 March 2015
While there have been many achievements on gender equality since the Beijing Declaration on women rights was signed by 189 governments in 1995, many challenges remain, including a motherhood pay gap.
04 March 2015
Viet Nam needs to improve the quality and relevance of upper secondary school and technical and vocational education and training to fill the rapid growth in medium-skill employment under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which will be introduced at the end of 2015.
28 January 2015
ILO Viet Nam Director Gyorgy Sziraczki explains how the ASEAN Economic Community means to Viet Nam’s labour productivity and what the country can learn from its neighbours.
20 January 2015
ILO report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality.
05 December 2014
Two former ILO specialists have been awarded special medals by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs for their outstanding contributions to Viet Nam.
25 November 2014
Viet Nam has made an important step in minimum wage setting but it is not enough. The legal and institutional system for collective bargaining should be improved and international labour standards offer useful frameworks and tools to do this.
24 September 2014
Labour productivity primarily depends on how efficiently labour is combined with other factors of production, such as machinery and technology, and how many of these other inputs are available per worker.
23 September 2014
A competition to choose the most aspiring entrepreneurs among farmers is being organized by the ILO as part of its support to the One Million Farmers Initiative.
17 September 2014
By Phu Huynh, labour economist of the International Labour Organization in Asia and the Pacific
27 August 2014
A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.
04 August 2014
The two-day event aims to promote safe labour migration through sharing journalists’ experience and skills in reporting the issues.
27 June 2014
New ILO study shows that social protection plays a key role in helping people living with HIV to keep their jobs and follow treatment.
18 June 2014
UN Secretary-General calls on governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives.
12 June 2014
On 12 June, the International World Day against Child Labour, the ILO’s Red Card campaign kicks off with an original song, 'Til Everyone Can See, by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and violinist Ann Marie Simpson, with featured artists Travis Barker, Minh Dang, Dominic Lewis, LIZ, Pharrell Williams, and Hans Zimmer.
12 June 2014
National football team striker Le Cong Vinh holds up his Red Card and joins ILO cause against child labour on the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June).
03 June 2014
A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people are without adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.
29 May 2014
The National Assembly’s appraisal report on the draft Social Insurance Law agreed on the new pension formula that is closer to the international standards but wanted to raise retirement age only among the groups of high-skilled and management workers.
28 May 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for fair migration policies and stronger measures against forced labour at the opening of the 103rd session of the International Labour Conference.