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Vietnamese workers in South Korea to lose deposits over contract violationsicon
SOCIETY23/09/20200

Vietnamese workers in South Korea to lose deposits over contract violations

More than 1,400 Vietnamese guest workers in South Korea are set to lose their deposit of VND100 million (US$4,239) each due to fleeing from their workplace or attempting to illegally stay in the country.

 
PM orders repatriating Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea immediatelyicon

PM orders repatriating Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea immediately

POLITICS
11/07/2020

Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea must be brought home immediately, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested at working session with the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on July 10.

Vietnamese people banned from taking potentially dangerous jobs abroadicon

Vietnamese people banned from taking potentially dangerous jobs abroad

SOCIETY
02/05/2020

Vietnamese people will be banned from doing hazardous jobs while overseas, including massage, under a new decree which will take effect from this month.

Over 1,000 Vietnamese nurses received training and work in Germanyicon

Over 1,000 Vietnamese nurses received training and work in Germany

SOCIETY
14/01/2020

By the end of 2019, more than 1,000 Vietnamese nurses received training and worked in Germany while being greatly appreciated by the German side, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Monthly remittances exceed earnings of low-income VN households by 10 timesicon

Monthly remittances exceed earnings of low-income VN households by 10 times

FEATURE
25/12/2019

As global remittances hit record highs, a new report by UniTeller of low-income adults in Vietnam reveals the value of monthly remittances from family and friends working abroad now averages ten times of the monthly incomes of recipients.

Japan takes lead in attracting Vietnamese workersicon

Japan takes lead in attracting Vietnamese workers

BUSINESS
13/11/2019

Japan has overtaken Taiwan as the most popular destination for Vietnamese guest workers, according to the Department of Overseas Labor, under the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

VN Labor Ministry warns against illegal overseas workicon

VN Labor Ministry warns against illegal overseas work

SOCIETY
03/11/2019

The Overseas Labor Management Department, under the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, has warned of risks for local laborers who illegally go abroad for work, especially in Japan, South Korea and Singapore.

Nine Vietnamese illegally staying in RoK are not members of NA delegationicon

Nine Vietnamese illegally staying in RoK are not members of NA delegation

POLITICS
26/09/2019

The National Assembly’s Office has said it is working with relevant agencies to verify and handle the case of nine Vietnamese who illegally stayed in the Republic of Korea (RoK) after attending a Vietnam-RoK investment and trade forum.