Provinces and cities should categorise poor households accurately to ensure all people living with difficulties will equally benefit from social welfare policies, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.
Vietnam is expected to send 10,000-12,000 workers to work in Japan this year, the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge reported on August 26.
(VOV) -In the first half of 2014, the number of Vietnamese workers employed in Taiwan (China), Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) increased 187%, 180% and 182%, respectively, from a year earlier.
A seminar focusing on how to promote trade, investment, tourism and labour cooperation between Vietnam and Belarus was held in the latter’s capital city of Minsk on April 25.
(VOV) -Cooperation between Vietnam and Taiwan is rapidly expanding across science and technology, labour, education, and tourism.
(VOV) -Hundreds of Vietnamese nationals living in the Republic of Korea got together at the Vietnamese Embassy headquarters in Seoul on January 19 to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
A conference evaluating labour export policies in relation with gender and migration opened in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.
(VOV) - Vietnam is expected to send 85,000 guest workers abroad in 2013, says Le Van Thanh, deputy head of the Overseas Labour Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
(VOV) - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) will tighten labour export management to stop the number of Vietnamese nationals working illegally in the Republic of Korea.
The shrinking global labour market is making it hard for Vietnam to fulfil the task of sending 90,000 workers abroad in 2012, equivalent to last year’s figure. Priority will be given to exploiting key markets.
Vietnam’s goal to send 90,000 workers abroad in 2012 poses a huge challenge as its labour export market remains unstable.
To boost labour export, Vietnamese guest workers should have a good command of English and professional skills, says William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization of Migration (IOM).
Almost 500,000 Vietnamese workers are employed in 30 different sectors across 40 countries and territories over the world, according to a Government report delivered at the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee meeting in Hanoi on September 14.
Vietnam continues to lead the 15 countries which export labour to the Republic of Korea, according to the Employment Permit System (EPS) programme.
With more than 1 million people sent to work abroad during the past 30 years, labour export has become an important economic sector, contributing greatly to national development, says a government official.
Vietnam plans to send 90,000 workers abroad to work under contract this year. However, it is a big challenge for the labour sector as it only exported 33,435 workers in the first half of this year, meeting 37 percent of the yearly plan.
Forty-eight Vietnamese nationals have just arrived in the Russian city of Ekateriburg to work under a contract signed between Sitmontaz factory and Song Da SIMCO joint stock company. They are the first Vietnamese guest workers returning to this market since 1992.