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Vietnam’s labour export market expected to recover soon

Vietnam’s labour export activities are showing signs of recovery from COVID-19.

Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

The Centre of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has announced that the Republic of Korea will automatically offer a 50-day extension for Vietnamese labourers whose contracts have expired.

Over 650,000 Vietnamese labourers working abroad

About 650,000 Vietnamese are working in more than 40 countries and territories worldwide, according to statistics of the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

VN struggling to persuade migrants to buy social insurance

Vietnam lacks comprehensive solutions to encourage migrant workers to buy voluntary social insurance, the country's top labour official has said.

Vietnam, Japan step up human resources development cooperation

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and Japan’s Nagano prefecture signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in human resources development in Hanoi on August 14.

Nearly 67,000 Vietnamese labourers sent overseas in H1

Vietnam sent 66,983 labourers to work abroad during January-June, accounting for 55.82 percent of the yearly plan, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Korean attractive destination for Vietnamese labourers

More and more Vietnamese workers have taken advantage of opportunities working in the Republic of Korea (RoK) to improve their lives thanks to the country's attractive policies for guest workers.

Labourers urged to improve skills for industrial revolution

A majority of Vietnamese labourers may face unemployment in the next 10 years when industrial revolution 4.0 kicks in as their weak and outdated skills cannot meet the demand of enterprises.

2017: More working-abroad opportunities for Vietnamese labourers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese labourers, especially skilled labourers, are expected to get more opportunities to work abroad this year.

VN seeks to match ASEAN productivity

Viet Nam is endeavouring to be shoulder-by-shoulder with Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand in the field of labour and employment by boosting labour productivity as well as the competitiveness of Vietnamese labourers

Opportunities, challenges face Vietnamese labourers in ASEAN Community

  VietNamNet Bridge – The ASEAN Community (AC), expected to be formed on December 31 this year, will create a single market with freely moving capital, goods, services, investment and skilled labour,

Number of workers overseas up by 8%

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 80,000 Vietnamese labourers went to work abroad from January to August this year, marking an increase of 8.21 per cent, over the same period last year,

Half million labourers go abroad in five years

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) announced that about 450,000 Vietnamese labourers were sent abroad to work between 2010 and 2015.

Vietnam creates special zones for foreign investment projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Planning and Investment has been drafting a law for the operation of three special economic zones in three provinces of Viet Nam for foreign investment projects.

Larges fines for overstaying workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese labourers staying in foreign countries beyond the expiry of their labour contracts may be fined up to VND100 million (US$4,800).