Labors & Jobs

Thousands of workers affected by Formosa incident work abroad

Created 21 June 2017
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The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs announced on June 20 that nearly 18,000 people in four central provinces that were affected by the Formosa pollution disaster have gone to work abroad.

Gov’t jobs open to non-City residents

Created 20 June 2017
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People who are not residents of HCM City can now apply for civil service jobs.

 

Soldiering on

Created 20 June 2017
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Having retired from her job as a nurse at the age of 55, Ms. Ngoc Chau still offers a private service - baby baths - and has also opened a small convenience store. Her retirement pension and savings provide her with a good standard of living and she does not need to work any longer. But she does, as her health is still good and she wants to do something useful. 

Vietnamese workers wrestling with insufficient minimum wage

Created 20 June 2017
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Workers in Vietnam are struggling to survive on meager minimum wages amidst the rising cost of almost everything in the Southeast Asian country.

 

Minimum wage increases continue to fall far short

Created 18 June 2017
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Viet Nam has posted the highest regional increase in minimum wages over the last three years, more than Indonesia and China, but workers still struggle to make ends meet.

The Korean dream: Thousands of Vietnamese vie for jobs to 'turn life around'

Created 18 June 2017
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17,000 workers hope to get a job in South Korea this year. But first they have to pass a language test.

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Unemployment rate on the fall

Created 14 June 2017
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Around 1.11 million Vietnamese people of working age were unemployed by the end of the first quarter, down 8,400 against the figure of the fourth quarter of 2016.

Rural laborers find it hard to have job

Created 14 June 2017
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District authorities said that it is difficult to encourage laborers in rural districts to take park in vocational training courses and it is more difficult to find suitable jobs for them.

 

Guest workers to be repatriated if Qatar situation gets complex: official

Created 13 June 2017
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Vietnamese workers in Qatar, where diplomatic tension with Gulf countries is escalating, will be evacuated if the situation becomes complicated, said the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

HCM City unable to coax rural workers to train

Created 11 June 2017
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HCM City is struggling to persuade rural residents to undergo vocational training but also to provide jobs to those that do train.

 

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