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Vietnam dads take on caregiver role

Posted by jacobo 190 days ago Vietnam
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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 235 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 250 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 260 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 301 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 305 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 323 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.


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Vietnam’s cheap labor may turn out to be a hard sell

Posted by jaypee 328 days ago Vietnam
http://www.thanhniennews.com —

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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