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Vocational schools all have reported an increasing number of enrollees in recent years. Unemployed university graduates are also going to vocational school.

Gov’t goes after fraudulent ’war invalids’

Le Tan Dung, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, tells Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper that the Government will take tough measures against those who abuse the country’s humanitarian law on war invalids.

Vietnam lacks “knowledge workers", blames shortage on training

The requirements for workers in the future have changed. Only “knowledge workers" will be able to operate automatic machines and fix problems which cannot be done by robots. 

Number of unemployed university graduates in VN remains high

The number of 200,000 unemployed workers with higher education level, as reported by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), is considered high if compared with the number of university graduates every year.

Manpower export: benefits, risks

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam exports laborers to help youth get a good job and to improve the professional qualifications of Vietnamese workers. 

Vietnam still has no legal framework on education of autistic children

VietNamNet Bridge - There are about 200,000 autistic children in Vietnam, but the law has no content regulating their educational treatment. 

VN plans to send unemployed university graduates to Japan

Vietnamese are the second largest community of expat workers in Japan, which employs 1.28 million foreign workers, just after China. 

Unemployed university graduates study for doctorate despite job outlook

The updated bulletin on Vietnamese labor market released by MOLISA on December 26, 2017 showed that 1.07 million workers were unemployed in the third quarter of the year. 

Labor exports: concern about Vietnam’s human resources

VietNamNet Bridge - Japan and South Korea are tightening control over illegal residential workers, while Vietnam plans to export 105,000 workers. 

Vietnamese try to obtain bachelor’s degree at any cost

The unemployment rate among university graduates is higher that of untrained workers or workers with lower education levels. However, for many Vietnamese students, a bachelor’s degree is the best way for them to make their way in the world.

Vietnam should focus on training skilled workers, reduce guest workers sent abroad

Vietnam needs to develop a qualified labor force that can meet the requirements of  industrialization and reduce the number of guest workers abroad, according to experts. 

Minimum wage hikes seen sending production costs soaring

The forthcoming spikes in the region-based minimum wages are expected to improve workers' incomes but production costs in labor-intensive industries will certainly pick up.

Bachelor’s degree graduates take jobs at cafes to earn daily bread

VietNamNet Bridge - Many university graduates are taking jobs which unrelated to their majors, including manual jobs, to earn a living.

IT firms anxious about losing workers

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) estimates that Vietnam would need 600,000 workers in the IT industry by 2020, but training establishments can provide only 400,000.

Will Vietnam’s uni grads go abroad to harvest vegetables?

Doubting the feasibility of MOLISA’s plan to export university graduates, experts say they may have to take manual work as Vietnam’s degrees are not recognized in other countries.

Labor Ministry looks for jobs for bachelor’s degree graduates

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has drawn up a plan to find jobs overseas for 54,000 university graduates who cannot find jobs.

Unemployed uni grads: lazy at study, bad at work, companies say

VietNamNet Bridge - “There are many jobs at our company, but they are not reserved for lazy workers who have delusions about themselves,” said the director of a private company.

Education Ministry wants to eliminate civil service policy for teachers

VietNamNet Bridge - Under a plan drawn up by MOET, teachers will no longer be civil servants and will work under labor contracts.

More Vietnamese studying in Japan

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of Vietnamese interns studying and working in Japan has increased, reaching 90,000 in 2016.

MoLISA must re-examine vocational training centres

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs (MoLISA) must re-examine the operation of vocational training centres to curb financial waste,