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Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

Posted by jaypee 878 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.



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Migrant workers struggle to enrol kids in schools

Posted by jaypee 881 days ago Vietnam
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HA NOI (VNS) — For several months, Hong Thuy, a worker with the Euro Window company in Quang Minh industrial zone in Me Linh district of Ha Noi found it hard to find a public pre-school for her two-year-old daughter.

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NGO highlights plight of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 898 days ago Vietnam
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HA NOI (VNS) — A local non-government organisation held a workshop today in Ha Noi for journalists from different city agencies on the limited social security access that migrant workers get.

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Vietnamese domestic workers vulnerable to abuse: ILO

Posted by jaypee 909 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese domestic workers are not protected within the country and in foreign labor markets, becoming extremely vulnerable to abuse, according to a new report issued by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

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S Korea simplifies procedures for return of illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 916 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – South Korea has been implementing a voluntary home-return registration programme for illegal foreigners since May 22, Viet Nam's Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Ministry's overseas labourers management department said.

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S.Korea opens door again for Vietnamese workers after drop in illegal stays

Posted by jaypee 973 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese workers go through some procedures before flying to work in South Korea. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

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Vietnamese, Malaysian trade unions ink deal on protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 1002 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of Vietnamese and Malaysian trade unions agreed here on Monday to cooperate in protecting Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia, one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese workers.

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Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

Posted by jaypee 1010 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese can start working in Thailand in the next few months under a new labor pact being discussed by the two countries, which have struggled to find a good solution for illegal workers.

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