Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has stated that in the time to come, it will suspend the granting of new working licenses to foreign labourers who come from areas hit by the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the time of epidemic announced by Vietnam. A representative of the ministry further said besides serious measures to fight the disease, the ministry is also attaching importance to the communications work and asking localities to continue reviewing, controlling the number of Chinese labourers, and advising those who came back to their country to not return to Vietnam to work. If they return for work, they must be quarantined for 14 days as prescribed by medical authorities. The exit by Vietnamese labourers working abroad should also be postponed if needed, the representative added. Updates by the 63 provinces and cities show that as of 4:00pm of February 20, there were 34,423 Chinese labourers who … [Read more...] about New working licenses for foreign labourers to be suspended
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Owners of Cocobay Da Nang condotels propose solution to profit problem Many owners of units at the Cocobay Da Nang condotel project have proposed to convert profits owed by Thanh Do Company into land or houses at Cocobay, according to a statement from Thanh Do. … [Read more...] about Will new legal document bring investors back to condotel market?
If the administration in any locality decides to let students stay home for a longer period of time, they will have to make sure local students take enough classes to complete their curriculum and wrap up the school year on the designated date, which is prior to June 30. … [Read more...] about Vietnam education ministry suggests students return to school in early March
“More than half the additional cases were found to be linked to a Shincheonji Church of Jesus congregation in the southeastern city of Daegu after a 61-year-old woman known as 'Patient 31' who attended services at the church tested positive for the virus last week,” the news agency said. … [Read more...] about Da Nang closely monitors tourists visiting from South Korea amid new coronavirus outbreak
Hanoi (VNA) – The 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting will take place from September 17 – 21 in Nha Trang, the resort city of Khanh Hoa in central Vietnam. The event will be hosted by the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), which will take over the rotating ASSA chairmanship in 2018. The VSS will also host celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the ASSA this year. It is the fifth time the VSS has chaired the ASSA Board Meeting. It first undertook the chairmanship during the 2002 – 2003 term and successfully organised the ASSA Board Meeting in 1999, 2002, 2005 and 2010. This year’s meeting, themed “The 4th Industrial Revolution and ASEAN Social Security Development”, is expected to bring together 170 delegates, including representatives from the Vietnamese Government, ASSA President and Secretary General, leaders of national social security institutions and diplomats from ASEAN member states. Speakers from the … [Read more...] about VN to host 35th ASEAN Social Security Association meeting in Sept