News and articles


  1. Press release

    Japan-funded project to improve safety and health for farmers in Viet Nam

    14 May 2004,

    ILO is unveiling a new three-year, WIND (Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development) project, to improve the health and safety of farmers in Viet Nam.

  2. Press release

    China Employment Forum : China employment forum concludes with focus on decent work for all

    30 April 2004, BEIJING

    China and the ILO adopts a joint statement aimed at forging greater cooperation to create more and better jobs, describing “full and decent employment” as the key to continued development in the world’s most populous country.

  3. Press release

    China Employment Forum : China forum to address employment, migration issues

    27 April 2004, BEIJING

    The China Employment Forum, implemented together with the ILO, consider strategy for meeting the challenges of globalization addressing employment and migration issues.

  4. Press release

    Top 10 tips for a safe home and workplace

    19 April 2004, BANGKOK

    ILO Expert in Occupational Safety and Health advices on how to create a safe home and workplace environment on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  5. Press release

    ILO expert honored for work on safety and health in Viet Nam

    22 March 2004,

    Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) gives award to ILO expert in occupational safety and health, for 13 years of work on improving living and working conditions for people in the Mekong Delta region of Viet Nam.

  6. Press release

    Struggle of Phnom Penh's child domestic workers

    12 March 2004, PHNOM PENH,BANGKOK

    A new survey by the Government of Cambodia, sponsored by the ILO, finds that almost 28,000 children are working in domestic service in Phnom Penh; often seven days a week, with little or no pay or chance to go to school.

  7. Press release

    Women join the labour force in record numbers, but equal opportunities, equal pay and poverty remain problems

    08 January 2004, BANGKOK

    A new report prepared for International Women’s Day by the ILO finds that women are entering the labour force in record numbers worldwide, but still experience higher unemployment and lower wages than men.

  8. Press release

    ILO Official receives award for work on child domestic labour in Cambodia

    03 January 2004, CAMBODIA

    The Cambodian Government awards its National Construction Gold Medal to an ILO official, in recognition of work in combating child labour and raising awareness of the problem.


  1. Press release

    Lifelong Learning a 'Win-Win' Opportunity for Enterprises, Workers

    11 December 2003, BANGKOK

    The key importance of Lifelong Learning and its challenges in the Asia Pacific region are main topics at an ILO meeting in Bangkok attended by representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations from 15 countries.

  2. Press release

    Lifelong Learning should be nurtured, requires greater recognition

    08 December 2003, BANGKOK

    A Regional Meeting on Lifelong Learning in Asia and the Pacific organized by the ILO opens in Bangkok to promote lifelong-learning initiatives and develop workforce knowledge and skills in response to changes in the labour market.