A Law Advisory Club for workers was founded by HCM City's Workers Support Centre and the city's Bar Association last Sunday. The club that has its office at Linh Trung 1 Industrial Park in Thu Duc District will provide information on labour laws and State policies and legislation to workers at industrial parks and export processing zones to help them safeguard their rights.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Province makes Tet gifts to centenarians
The People's Committee of Kontum Province decided to present Tet gifts worth VND300,000 (US$15) to those who are 101 years or older and VND500,000 to people turning 100 this year. Kontum has 146 centenarians, the oldest is 111-year-old Y Dinh, a Ba Na ethnic woman, in Mang Kla Village, Ngoc Bay District, Kontum Town.
Lao Dong (Labour)
Saigon Co-op Mart inks deal to boost quality
The HCM City-based Saigon Co-op Mart retail chain on Monday signed an agreement with the Food and Agricultural Products Quality Development and Control Project (FAPQDC) to improve the quality of farm products supplied to consumers.
The project funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) will provide Saigon Co-op technical advice for fruit and vegetable handling and packaging. Saigon Co-op will also receive equipment and storage facilities and packaging materials from the project.
The agreement will be effective from March 2011 to June 2012.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon)