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Vietnamese guest workers to be brought home as contracts end

Authorities in Vietnam are planning to help guest workers whose contracts end to return home from overseas amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

NA to discuss candidates for chairmanship of National Election Council

The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee is set to submit candidates for the chairmanship of the National Election Council to the NA on June 10, part of the legislature’s ongoing ninth session in Hanoi.

Dangerous jobs banned for Vietnamese guest workers abroad

Vietnamese workers abroad are not allowed to work as masseuse/masseur at hotels, restaurants and entertainment facilities abroad from May 20.

Draft law on Vietnamese guest workers debated at NA

The National Assembly (NA) mulled over a draft revised law on Vietnamese guest workers with contracts in Hanoi on May 21, the second working day of its ongoing ninth session.

Vietnam to suspend labour export until end of April

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on April 5 asked the Overseas Labour Management Department to order businesses to suspend sending workers abroad until the end of April.

Strong sanctions for illegal migrant workers needed

Lawyer Truong Quoc Hoe, head of the Interla Legal Office under the Hanoi Bar Association, talks to Kinh tế & Đô Thị (Economy & Urban Affairs) newspaper about the need for strong actions against illegal guest workers.

Japan turns to VN as China labour replacement

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of Vietnamese guest workers going to Japan has increased sharply in recent years as supply from China, the main provider for long, has dried up.

Golden year for Vietnamese guest workers to Japan

 In 10 months leading up to November, Vietnam had sent almost 16,300 workers to Japan and this is the first year Vietnam broke its record of sending 15,000 guest workers to the country annually.

Assistance to Vietnamese guest workers returning from Libya

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in collaboration with Vietnamese business enterprises are providing aid to workers returning from Libya and helping them terminate their contracts.

Japan seeks more Vietnamese guest workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese labor export companies have reported a sharp increase of 30 percent from Japan for Vietnamese laborers.

Foreign Ministry opens hotlines for Vietnamese people in Libya

 In response to questions concerning the Vietnamese people in Libya, the Consular Department of the Foreign Ministry on July 30 said most of the 1,550 Vietnamese people are living and working in non-violence areas of Libya.

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 RoK recruits Vietnamese guest workers again; Ship siezed for holding undocumented iron; Search for capsize victims continues; Three Vietnamese rescued from Malaysia massage parlours

Vietnam introduces IAEA Resolution at UN General Assembly

Vietnam, as Chair of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), introduced a Draft Resolution entitled “Report of the IAEA” at a plenary session of the 68 th UN General Assembly in New York on November 5-6.

Inbound remittances to hit new record

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is forecast to receive between US$4.5-4.8 billion worth of overseas remittances this year - the figure that will remarkably surpass the US$4.1 billion level of 2012.

Malaria risk posed by Africa workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around 90 Vietnamese labourers have been hospitalised with malaria during the past three months after returning from guest worker programmes in Africa.

Returning S Korea workers given labour support

VietNamNet Bridge – Do Huy Hoang, a 36-year-old student of the SONA International Manpower Supply and Trade Company's training centre in Ha Noi's Me Linh District, found work after returning from South Korea