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

Posted by jaypee 297 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 327 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 334 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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Vietnam’s migrant labourers: Going to debt mountain

Posted by jaypee 357 days ago Vietnam
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BROKERS’ billboards outside Tan Lieu, a poor rural community in northern Vietnam, advertise “Labour Export”—jobs abroad. Vietnam’s youthful population of 90m adds up to 1.5m each year to the growing work pool. But economic growth, at 6%, is not fast enough to keep all of them employed. Dreaming of fortune, young Vietnamese are pouring overseas as maids, build

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Foreign workers to pay compulsory premiums in Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 365 days ago Vietnam
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Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.

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Vietnamese-worker registration planned

Posted by jaypee 393 days ago Vietnam
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The Labour Ministry likely will begin registering illegal Vietnamese workers in March, giving them legal status much as the government did with labourers from three Asean neighbours last year.

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Vietnam to repatriate 136 women rescued from Kuala Lumpur nightclub | Society | Thanh Nien Daily

Posted by jaypee 393 days ago Vietnam
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The Vietnamese embassy in Malaysia is working with Malaysian authorities for the shelter and repatriation of 136 Vietnamese women rescued from a nightclub in Kuala Lumpur early this week, according to the foreign ministry.

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More than 300 illegal Chinese workers fined in Ha Tinh - News VietNamNet

Posted by jaypee 458 days ago Vietnam
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Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Thanh Liem, deputy director of the Ha Tinh Provincial Police Agency, said the fine was VND15 million ($700) on each worker, who are managed by Chinese company MCC19.

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