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Labour market rebounding quickly: Minister

Labour market rebounding quickly: Minister

Vietnam’s labour market has bounced back quickly after the social distancing period, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung, who also expects it to return to the first-quarter level in the July-September period.

Over five million employees lose jobs due to COVID-19

Over five million employees lose jobs due to COVID-19

Multiple businesses in Vietnam suspended or scaled down their operations, and over five million employees nationwide lost their jobs in the first five months of 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh said during a teleconference on June 3.

Chance emerges for Vietnam's more inclusive growth path: ILO

Chance emerges for Vietnam's more inclusive growth path: ILO

Despite difficulties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity is emerging for Vietnam to build the foundations of a more inclusive growth path, which leaves no one behind once recovery begins, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam.

Cooperation in vocational training remains loose

Cooperation in vocational training remains loose

Only 12.3 percent of Vietnamese businesses have regular cooperation with vocational schools, making it difficult to improve the country’s vocational education and solve unemployment.

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.

Labour market adjusting to disruptive change

Labour market adjusting to disruptive change

Disruptive change is leading to the re-regulation of work and employment around the world, including in Vietnam, Gregor Murray of the University of Montreal in Canada, said.

Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019

Over 776,900 jobs created in first half of 2019

More than 776,900 jobs were created in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year decline of 1.1 percent, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported at a press conference in Hanoi on July 2.

Labour export sees bright prospects

Labour export sees bright prospects

The number of Vietnamese guest workers abroad has been rising, hitting 142,860 in 2018, exceeding the yearly target by 30 percent.

Vietnam ready to make labour market effective

Vietnam ready to make labour market effective

The share of job seekers who are using formal channels (employment services) is growing in Vietnam, but still accounts for a minority of the job search channels used. Most jobs in the country today are filled through personal contacts, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

HCM City needs 27,000 labourers in May

HCM City needs 27,000 labourers in May

Ho Chi Minh City has more than 27,000 job vacancies in May, according to Tran Anh Tuan, Vice Director of the municipal Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.