Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thanh is a secondary school teacher. She got married and had two children. Unfortunately, her eldest daughter has Down syndrome and her second son has congenital chest deformity. Over three years ago, Thanh's mother was diagnosed with uterine cancer and two years later, Thanh was diagnosed with the disease. The family spent all money they had and borrowed VND200m to pay for treatment and support the children. "I have to close the shop to look after my wife and son in the hospital and my daughter at home. I have lost many customers," Thanh's husband said. Recently, Thanh's son cracked his skull during a traffic accident and had to be hospitalised. On July 9, Pham Tam, Dantri's representative in Can Tho Province visited Thanh's family with the leaders at Binh Thuy District's People's Committee and the Department of Education and Training. They transferred the donation of over VND207m to the family. "After our story was published, many people have called us for … [Read more...] about Dantri readers support ill teacher with VND207m
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More than 327,000 workers in the city were laid off in the first half, he said. Tourism and other services were the hardest hit with some 4,400 enterprises affected and 100,000-120,000 workers laid off. To protect workers’ rights, the department has set up working groups to support businesses and ensure employees are treated in accordance with legal provisions, he said. “Enterprises that lay off workers must notify them 45 days in advance.” In addition, companies must have additional support policies for more vulnerable employees such as seniors and pregnant women, he added. “Of the nearly 2,800 PouYuen workers in Binh Tan district who have been laid off, 745 want to stay in the city. We will look for businesses in the same industry to find jobs for those workers.” The department is working with eight companies in Go Vap district to recruit 2,222 workers who had been laid off by Hue Phong Footwear JSC in the district, he said. The department has … [Read more...] about HCM City promises support for laid off workers due to COVID-19
The ministry called on Vietnamese students in the U.S. to stay calm and keep close watch on developments to make informed decisions. (Photo for illustration: hanoimoi.com.vn) If they have to return home and study online, they must register with the Vietnamese Embassy in the U.S., the ministry said, adding that it will coordinate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to propose the organisation of flights to bring the students home. … [Read more...] about Ministry to support Vietnamese students in U.S.
The draft revised Law on Vietnamese employees working on overseas contracts (Law No. 72) was deliberated by legislators at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 10. It is expected to be passed by the legislature in October. … [Read more...] about ILO pledges to support Vietnam in promoting safe labour migration
HCM City (VNA) – The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City has spent 465 billion VND (20.2 million USD) supporting more than 336,550 business households and employees seriously affected COVID-19, according to Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan. Speaking at a press conference on June 4, Tan reported that 47,533 workers of 2,862 enterprises in the city are being laid off as a result of the pandemic. Local authorities have provided assistance for 20,000 employees, he said. Earlier, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong had requested more efforts to perform the dual task of recovering the economy while fighting COVID-19. He said short-term measures will help businesses survive in the market in the first stage. Later, the city’s economy and market will be restructured to serve post-pandemic development. About long-term policy, the city will optimise public investment by fiscal … [Read more...] about HCM City supports workers, businesses affected by COVID-19