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Experts eye Vietnam's domestic helper law warily as it goes into effect

Posted by jacobo 163 days ago Vietnam
http://thanhniennews.com — Huynh Thi Hong doesn't like to introduce herself as a home helper.
“People look down on me when they find out what I do because it’s a lower class job for those who are not educated,” said the 41-year-old woman in Ho Chi Minh City. Read More
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Vietnamese picked on at border

Posted by jacobo 173 days ago Vietnam
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SA KAEO, 12 May 2014: Thailand’s Aranyaprathet Immigration Office says it will strictly check tourist document and the minimum currency requirements to cross the border.

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Chinese workers flood power plant in central Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 214 days ago Vietnam
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Chinese workers are taking manual labor jobs from Vietnamese at a power plant in the south central province of Binh Thuan.

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Thousands of Chinese work without permits in Vietnam

Posted by jacobo 218 days ago Vietnam
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Of this large number, more than 2,000 are in Vung Ang Economic Zone in northern Ha Tinh Province, and over 200 others are in the southern province of Tra Vinh, statistics said.

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Vietnam Issues New Work Permit Regulations for Foreign Employees

Posted by jaypee 236 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI – The Vietnamese government has recently released a new Circular on the procedures a foreign worker must adhere to in order to be considered for a work permit.  Circular 03/2014 tightens the regulations for foreign workers seeking to come to Vietnam.


HANOI – The Vietnamese government has recently released a new Circular on the procedures a foreign worker must adhe Read More
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Vietnam’s cheap labor may turn out to be a hard sell

Posted by jaypee 241 days ago Vietnam
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Samsung is set to ramp up investment in Vietnam to cash in on the cheap labor that the South Korean electronics giant no longer finds in China.

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High-class personnel demand on the rise

Posted by jaypee 267 days ago Vietnam
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According to VietnamWorks, the demand for middle-class personnel would be the highest, about 74 percent of the total demand, while the demand for high ranking staff (managers, directors, CEOs) would be some 21 percent.

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Vietnam’s Visa and Work Permit Procedures

Posted by jacobo 268 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI – The number of foreign laborers coming to Vietnam has steadily increased in recent years, surging to over 88,000 workers at the end of 2012. The large majority of foreign workers that come to Vietnam are employees of foreign contractors, working for, or establishing, foreign direct investment (FDI) projects.

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