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Brutal labor camps in China prey on Vietnamese tribes

Posted by jacobo 393 days ago Vietnam
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Thao Mi Sa has never been able to make ends meet from his corn and paddy fields in the freezing cold of the highlands province of Ha Giang.

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Middle-class jobs key to economic recovery

Posted by jacobo 394 days ago Vietnam
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While Vietnamese people still feel uncertain about the country’s economic outlook, they can hope that the rising middle-class workforce may play a role in reinvigorating their vibrant economy.

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Family ties require visas too

Posted by jacobo 394 days ago Vietnam
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There is a group of foreigners that are in a very difficult position in Vietnam and the Vietnam government has not considered them in the rules governing workers here.

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Businesses grumble as Vietnam's new foreign labor rules begin to bite

Posted by jacobo 406 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnam’s recent tightening of regulations on foreign workers, which involves even more red tape, is exacting a toll on a corporate sector already dogged by a lingering human resource crisis.

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Migrants protest Vietnamese law on workers

Posted by jacobo 411 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese migrant workers and rights activists yesterday demonstrated outside the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office (VECO) in Taipei, protesting the Vietnamese government’s new policy to impose penalties on Vietnamese migrant workers who run away from their foreign employers when they return home.

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Vietnam drags feet on visa reforms

Posted by jacobo 413 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnam’s failure to act on its rhetoric about simplifying its visa procedures, including those relating to visa-on-arrival, will see it fall further behind its neighbors in wooing visitors, a business grouping has warned.

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Vietnamese workers protest exploitation by their government

Posted by jacobo 413 days ago Vietnam
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Taipei, Dec. 9 (CNA) Vietnamese migrant workers and their spouses gathered Monday at the Vietnamese Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei (VECO) to protest what they see as the Vietnamese government's exploitation of its nationals who work abroad.

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Canada demands fingerprints, photos from Vietnamese study visa applicants

Posted by jacobo 416 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese nationals will have to provide fingerprints and a digital photograph when applying for a study permit in Canada from December 11 this year, the Consulate General of Canada said Wednesday in a press release.

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