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Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore draw Asean migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 132 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI: Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore have become top destinations for migrant workers from other Asean member states, a World Bank report said Monday, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

Entitled Migrating to Opportunity, the report showed a significant increase in the association's intra-regional migration between 1995 and 2015, which turned t Read More


Vietnam should focus on training skilled workers, reduce guest workers sent abroad

Posted by jaypee 174 days ago Vietnam
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A report of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs  (MOLISA) says that 57,000 workers were sent abroad in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.08 percent over the same period last year. Vietnam has been targeting easy-to-please markets which don’t require high skills such as Taiwan and South Korea.

57,000 workers were sent abroad in Read More


14 Vietnamese arrested in Taiwan as illegal workers: report

Posted by jaypee 654 days ago Vietnam
http://www.thanhniennews.com — Police in Taiwan are holding 14 Vietnamese for questioning after they were caught working illegally.
The Vietnamese were caught with 20 other foreigners, all dressed up as tourists, on a tour bus in Chiayi in southern Taiwan on Thursday. Read More

Life in limbo for migrant workers - News VietNamNet

Posted by jaypee 742 days ago Vietnam
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Due to her family’s financial circumstances, at the age of 15 Ms. Kim Loan left school in her hometown in southern Binh Phuoc province to go to Ho Chi Minh City to find work.

After a few years waiting tables at a restaurant, which was hard work and low paid, she became a street vendor.

Each day she rides dozens of kilometers around the city on her bicycle from dawn to dus Read More


Vietnam has 10,000 illegal workers in South Korea: official

Posted by jaypee 759 days ago Vietnam
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More than 10,000 Vietnamese guest workers did not return home last year after their South Korean work contracts expired, an official of Vietnam’s Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs said.

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Vietnam is most attractive to foreign workers in Asia

Posted by jaypee 803 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnam is considered the most attractive destination in Asia for foreign workers who wish to improve their personal financial situation, HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey pointed out.

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Vietnamese illegal workers warned as Thailand tightens security after bomb attack

Posted by jaypee 887 days ago Vietnam
http://www.thanhniennews.com — Thousands of Vietnamese people who are working illegally in Thailand on travel visas may be affected as the country tightened security after the Bangkok bomb blast last month.
Thai police recently announced that a key suspect in the deadly Bangkok blast paid a US$600 bribe to illegally enter Thailand. Read More

No administrative fines for illegal workers returning home voluntarily

Posted by jaypee 894 days ago Vietnam
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Relevant agencies are creating favourable conditions for voluntary returnees to have the opportunity to return to the RoK to work legally, said Director of the Ministry’s Overseas Workers Centre Pham Van Minh at the September 6 meeting with Vietnamese guest workers whose contracts are about to expire in Bucheon city, Gyeonggi province.

Minh added that the Overseas Workers Centre Read More