VOV.VN - The Vietnam Labor Management Boards based in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Taiwan (China) have reported that there is no updated information regarding the status of Vietnamese guest workers in either markets which have been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Cabinet, during its meeting on 25 June 2019, approved three draft ministerial regulations in virtue of the enforcement the Foreigners’ Working Management Emergency Decree (No. 2) B.E. 2561 (2018).
An estimated 64 percent of foreign workers in Vietnam have joined compulsory social insurance after the Government’s decree 143/2018/ND-CP regulating compulsory social insurance for foreign workers took effect.
VOV.VN - Remittances from Vietnamese guest workers hit US$2-US$2.5 billion each year with an annual average growth rate of 6 to 7% between the years 2010 and 2017, according to a report of the National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs.
Bilateral agreements for a new generation of social insurance policy have been negotiated to support foreign workers engaging in Vietnam’s social insurance scheme, said Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Dao Viet Anh.
A company in Nha Trang city, central Khanh Hoa province, has been suspended for two months for the illegal use of foreign workers.
The Government has officially issued a decree stipulating in details and guiding the enforcement of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees in Vietnam.
With a rapidly aging population and declining fertility, Japan had to adopt a more open-door approach towards foreign workers to staff its labour-strapped industries, with Vietnamese workers among the fastest growing groups.
Vietnam’s labourer supplying capacity and demand for foreign workers of the Czech Republic’s Karlovy Cary region were discussed at a conference held in Karlovy Vary city on December 8.
Foreign workers in Vietnam can apply for work permits online from October 2, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
The number of foreigners working in Vietnam has increased significantly over the last ten years, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported.
A workshop took place in northern Hai Phong city on May 23 to gather opinions on a draft decree guiding the enforcement of compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - In the competition to recruit much-needed foreign talent, the Republic of Korea work permit program is outperforming the scheme established by Japan.
Vietnam's labor ministry is seeking public opinion on a new rule that would require foreigners working in the country to pay social insurance, the ministry said.
Authorities from the northern province of Bac Giang and foreign investors gathered at a meeting to seek ways to promote investment on September 29.
Vietnam is likely to intensify scrutiny of income tax paid by foreign workers, a seminar heard in HCM City on August 23.
Silent Bay Travel and Trade Co. Ltd was fined VND80 million, or US$3,590, by the Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee on July 19 for bad record keeping and employing illegal foreign workers.
Malaysia’s Cabinet Committee Meeting on Foreign Workers and Illegal Immigrants (JKKPA-PATI) has agreed on compulsory regular health screenings for foreign labourers during their employment in the country.
Malaysia is facing a shortage of manpower, two months after implementing a Government decision to suspend the recruitment of foreign workers.
VOV.VN - Malaysia has decided to stop the recruitment of new foreign workers into the country with immediate effect.