Vietnam Health Insurance - steps in the right direction

Vietnam Health Insurance - steps in the right direction

NDO – At the Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), held by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI)’s initiative on ‘the application of information and technology (IT) in management, inspection and payment of health insurance’ was honoured with the ISSA’s special prize. (Oct 22, 2018 16:20:12)


New decree issued on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers

  Oct 20, 2018 16:11:42
NDO/VNA – The Government has officially issued a decree stipulating in details and guiding the enforcement of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees in Vietnam, which will take effect on December 1 this year. 

Experts discuss promotion of economic empowerment for ASEAN women

  Oct 20, 2018 12:07:41
NDO – Experts, policy makers and representatives from women’s agencies gathered at an international seminar in Hanoi on October 19, to discuss ways to promote economic empowerment for women in ASEAN. 

Outstanding students at international Olympiads honoured

  Oct 20, 2018 12:07:29
NDO –The Ministry of Education and Training held a ceremony on October 19 to honour the Vietnamese winners of international Olympiads in 2018. 

Ethnic minority women share experience in promoting socio-economic development

  Oct 19, 2018 17:59:32
NDO – Over 100 delegates attended a dialogue held in Hanoi on October 19, to discuss good practices on gender mainstreaming in socio-economic development programmes in ethnic minority communities in Vietnam. 

Revision to Labour Code discussed, aimed at gender equality promotion

  Oct 19, 2018 16:31:04
NDO – Around 200 representatives who are policy makers and practitioners from the Vietnamese authorities, workers’ and employers’ representative organisations, diplomatic agencies and international organisations gathered at a consultation workshop held in Hanoi on October 19, to discuss the promotion of gender equality in the revision to the Labour Code. 

Over 120 business conditions in education reduced and simplified

  Oct 19, 2018 13:16:46
NDO – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) on October 18 announced its finalisation of reducing and simplifying 121 business conditions so far this year, accounting for 57.1% of the total 212 business conditions and exceeding the initially proposed figure by 5.2%. 

Activities held to honour women on Vietnamese Women's Day

  Oct 19, 2018 11:31:22
NDO – Various activities are being held across the nation to honour Vietnamese women on the occasion of the 88th anniversary of Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the Vietnam Women's Day, which falls on October 20 each year.  

Vietnam to send 28 young people to attend SSEAYP friendship programme

  Oct 19, 2018 10:38:21
NDO - A delegation of 28 young Vietnamese people will attend the 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP), carrying with them the most impressive images of Vietnam on a 52-day journey.  

Vietnam shares experiences in poverty reduction at UNGA 73

  Oct 18, 2018 17:52:00
NDO/VNA – A member of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN) delivered a speech on poverty reduction during a debate held by the UN Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) on “Eradication of poverty and other development issues” in New York on October 17. 

Azerbaijan-funded primary school inaugurated in Ha Giang

  Oct 18, 2018 16:16:58
NDO - Phieng Sui Primary School, which was funded by Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev Foundation, was inaugurated in Giap Trung commune, Bac Me district, in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, on October 17. 

Canadian tourist with respiratory failure rescued off Vietnamese coast

  Oct 18, 2018 16:08:41
NDO - A Canadian tourist, Jonel Vanier, has been rescued off the Vietnamese coast after Vietnam’s marine rescue service received information that he was in critical condition due to respiratory failure. 

Vietnamese professor honoured by Japanese Foreign Ministry

  Oct 18, 2018 14:04:46
NDO – History Professor Phan Huy Le has been posthumously bestowed the Japanese Foreign Minister Kono Taro’s certificate of merit for his contributions to enhancing the mutual understanding between the two peoples. 

Viettel marks 10-year presence in Laos, affirms leading position

  Oct 18, 2018 11:11:16
NDO - A ceremony was held on October 16 in Vientiane to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Viettel’s presence in Laos under Star Telecom, a joint venture between the Vietnamese company and Lao Asia Telecom. 

Vietnam makes progress in human development: UNDP official

  Oct 17, 2018 21:42:36
NDO/VNA – Vietnam can be proud to have helped six million people escape poverty from 2012 to 2016 under national multidimensional poverty standards, according to Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen.