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There are currently more than 93,000 foreigners with work permits in Vietnam, according to data from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Over 100 Chinese working without permits at wind power projects in Dak Nong

Dak Nong Provincial Police Agency has reported that 112 Chinese are working illegally at wind power projects in Dak Song district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

Over 100,000 foreign nationals currently working in Vietnam

The country is presently home to 101,550 skilled foreign workers, according to the latest statistics compiled by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

Gov’t issues new rules on foreign workers in Vietnam

The Government recently issued Decree No 152/2020/ND-CP featuring regulations on foreigners working in Vietnam and the recruitment and management of Vietnamese working for foreign organisations and individuals in the country.

Over 18,500 foreign workers hope to return to Vietnam

About 18,528 foreigners, who are experts, skilled workers, and managers, expect to come back Vietnam, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) reported.

Hundreds of foreigners likely to enter HCMC for work

The HCMC government has written to the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security to allow 437 foreign experts, managers, skilled workers and investors to enter Vietnam for work.

Trump targets foreign workers with new visa freeze

Foreign tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and executives will be affected.

HCMC supports foreign experts, investors applying for entry into city

Health authority in Ho Chi Minh City will facilitate foreign experts and investors’ entry into the city through Tan Son Nhat Airport.

HCM City prepares to receive foreign workers

The HCM City Department of Health has issued guidelines for medical surveillance of foreign experts coming from abroad as part of COVID-19 prevention efforts.

Vietnamese workers in RoK and Taiwan allowed to work as normal

The Vietnam Labor Management Boards based in the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) have reported that there is no updated information regarding the status of Vietnamese guest workers in either markets which have been infected with COVID-19.

Labour ministry seeks entry for nearly 8,500 foreign experts

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has proposed the government to lift a ban and allow on a priority basis for 8,459 highly skilled foreign workers to enter Vietnam since it has been difficult to find replacements for them.

HCM City suspends granting new work permits to foreigners from pandemic-hit areas

HCM City has announced that it will temporarily suspend the granting of new work permits to foreign workers arriving from COVID-19-affected countries and territories.

Japanese Foreign Minister to visit Vietnam

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Toshimitsu Motegi will begin his visit to four Southeast Asian nations of Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia on January 5.

Remittances to Vietnam to further rise in 2019

Remittances to Vietnam are likely to further increase in 2019 because overseas Vietnamese people believe in the stability of the economy and see better investment opportunities, economist Nguyen Tri Hieu said.

Foreign physicians working in Vietnam required to speak fluent Vietnamese: draft law

Foreign, as well as overseas Vietnamese doctors providing health check-up and treatment services in Vietnam, will be required to speak fluent Vietnamese, according to a draft amended law on medical examination and treatment.

Vietnam leads in number of Japanese new working visa holders

Among 219 foreigners getting the Specified Skilled Worker visas for people with vocational skills, 93 are Vietnamese, 33 Indonesians and 27 Filipinos, according to the Japanese Immigration Services Agency.

Compulsory social insurance for expats to go ahead despite firms’ concerns

A controversial rule requiring foreign workers in Vietnam to make social insurance payments is likely to be put into practice soon, several months after the Government’s issuance of a decree to implement ...

Foreign workers can apply work permits online from October

Foreign workers in Vietnam can apply for work permits online from October 2, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Foreign workers must stay up-to-date on residence rules

  Foreign employees can reside in Viet Nam either temporarily or permanently, depending on certain conditions.

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

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has been warned that it could witness a strong wave of workers from ASEAN countries after the the ASEAN Economic Community becomes official next year.