Vietnamese farmers have many opportunities to work abroad as Asian markets have growing demand for agricultural labourers.
VOV.VN - The signing of a number of bilateral agreements will open up a wealth of opportunities for Vietnamese guest workers to work abroad and enjoy higher salaries between now and the end of the year, according to Nguyen Gia Liem, deputy director general of the Department of Overseas Labour Management under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
The number of Vietnamese guest workers abroad has been rising, hitting 142,860 in 2018, exceeding the yearly target by 30 percent.
2019 is considered a promising year for labour export with a series of potential markets with good jobs and salaries are opening door for Vietnamese workers overseas.
VOV.VN - The forecast for the labour export market is positive for the final three months of the year, according to Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS). With a high demand for labour across a variety of different markets, the number of Vietnamese guest workers abroad is set to increase.
The number of people living in poor districts who have taken up offers to work abroad remains very low.
VOV.VN - As many as 11,645 workers were sent to work overseas in July, including 4,154 female workers, according to labour export businesses.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) will assist fishermen from four central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and ThuaThien-Hue in changing their careers because of being affected by mass fish deaths.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) to increase lending under poverty alleviation programmes such as credit for the poor, labour export schemes and economic projects which can create more jobs and develop local economy.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs has met with the Thai foreign and labour ministries to discuss Vietnamese migrant workers in Thailand.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a strategy for crime prevention and combat aimed at reducing crime and social ills, ensuring social order and safety and supporting national development.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has planned to send 3,000 guest workers to foreign markets in 2016-2020, according to the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnamese remittances from overseas to Ho Chi Minh City, one of the country's leading destinations for remittances, hit US$3.7 billion by the end of October, a year-on-year increase of 13%.
(VOV) - Guest workers have been growing rapidly in numbers and are an important resource that contributes significantly to economic development, according to former Deputy Head Dao Cong Hai of the Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD).
(VOV) - Following reports of contract violations, the Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD) has sent letters of inquiry to several businesses employing guest workers in Taiwan.
(VOV) - The world labour market has been favourable for Vietnamese guest workers this year, the Department for Overseas Labour Management (DOLM) said in connection with its latest release of official statistics.
(VOV) - Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.
It is crucial to enhance the role of trade unions in protecting guest workers to minimise their risks, said a conference jointly held by the Vietnam General Labour Confederation (VGLC) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Hanoi on July 10.
(VOV) - Central Ha Tinh province signed five economic cooperation deals with German partners at an investment promotion conference held at the Viethaus in Berlin on July 7.
(VOV) -A 26-year-old Czech girl, Alena Novotna, is in search of her Vietnamese dad, Nguyen Trong Vinh, who had worked in the Czech Republic under a labour export contract.