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Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States

Posted by charlon 176 days ago Vietnam
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Within the past four decades, the once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown into one of the country’s largest foreign-born groups. Vietnamese migration to the United States has occurred in three waves, the first beginning in 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War, when the fall of Saigon led to the U.S.-sponsored evacuation of approximately 125,000 Vi

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ASEAN Economic Community to open door for more foreign workers in Vietnam - News VietNamNet

Posted by jaypee 188 days ago Vietnam
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Ryan Lee, managing director of Moldpia Byuckjin, a South Korean enterprise specializing in making prototypes at its factory in the Thach That Industrial Zone in Hanoi, said the company set up in Viet Nam to take full advantage of the cheap and skilled labor force. However, he said that the company realised that recruiting skilled workers was not as easy as they had thought.

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106 Vietnamese workers still trapped in violent Libyan cities

Posted by jacobo 234 days ago Vietnam
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Businesses are working with the labor ministry to hire special aircraft to bring 281 Vietnamese laborers home from the chaotic Libyan cities of Tripoli and Benghazi, an official at the Labor Ministry said Tuesday.

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Vietnam premier demands workers urgently brought home from Libya

Posted by jacobo 235 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday urged the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, and Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs to promptly execute plans to bring home all Vietnamese workers from Libya, where armed conflicts are escalating.

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Ministry sets up plan to protect Vietnamese workers in Libya

Posted by jacobo 241 days ago Vietnam
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The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is expected to submit to the government a plan on Wednesday to ensure safety for Vietnamese workers in Libya, where the fighting situation is escalating.

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Vietnam dads take on caregiver role

Posted by jacobo 250 days ago Vietnam
http://www.japantimes.co.jp —

When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid — earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet — Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter.

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HCM City agency misinterprets work permit rule for expats

Posted by jacobo 295 days ago Vietnam
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Nguyen Van Khai, vice chairman of the HCMC Labor Federation, said the department had mistaken the work permit renewal rule with that on work permit issuance. The department has misinterpreted Government Decree 102.

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

Posted by jacobo 310 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