The International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on June 10 it welcomed Vietnam’s efforts to improve the legal system to ensure safer labour migration and more benefits for migrant workers.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched its fifth annual Global Media Competition, themed “fair recruitment and the future of labour migration”, aiming to recognise exemplary media coverage of the issue.
VOV.VN - A memorandum of understanding that will see further co-operation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in the field of recruitment of housemaids has been signed recently.
The Ministry of Labor has allowed 11,000 migrant workers in the fisheries sector to renew their work permits, so that they will be able to work in Thailand for another two years.
Senior officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) convened their fourth meeting on labour cooperation in Hanoi on August 20, discussing social insurance connection for migrant workers in countries involved.
The Foreign Office, Government Public Relations Department (PRD), organized a two-day study trip for foreign correspondents to observe migrant worker administration, under the topic of "The Situation of Migrant Workers in Thailand.”
The Labour Federation of southern Dong Nai province will offer 500 free coach tickets, worth 1.2 million VND (52.8 USD) each, for poor migrant workers to go back home for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
VOV.VN - The Japanese labour export market is seen as the most successful employment market for Vietnamese guest workers as it offers diverse industries suitable for all working classes.
Whenever a new year approaches, low-income workers start to fret about finding schools, tuition fees, and arranging to drop off and collect their children at school.
The Ministry of Labor plans to enforce a supplementary regulation regarding the management of migrant workers.
The government is keen to postpone the enforcement of the Migrant Labor Act for 120 days to give migrant workers time to gain legal status.
VOV.VN - The Taiwan National Immigration Agency reports there are 179,016 Vietnamese men and women legally residing and working in the small island nation off the coast of China as of March 27, 2017.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour in collaboration with the Asian Foundation held a conference on December 16 in Hanoi to discuss measures to expand the guest worker program and comprehensive reforms to improve it.
Transport authorities are bracing for their busiest season with the Lunar New Year travel rush just around the corner.
VOV.VN - More than 98,000 Vietnam guest workers went abroad during the first ten months of 2016, up 16.98% against last year’s same period and nearly reaching 100% of the entire calendar year 2016 target.
Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Van Ngang attended a ceremony to inaugurate the Support Centre for Migrant Workers in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 10.
Scores of wealthy families, investors have moved overseas and the number is estimated to be nearly 100,000 people each year.
Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island is facing overwhelming growth in local tourism against the backdrop of a rapid decline in clean water.
A national meeting was held in Hanoi on September 9 to prepare for the ninth ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML), slated for this November in Vientiane, Laos.
Thailand’s Ministry of Labour on September 6 said that it stepped up a campaign against illegal migrant labourers who work in wrong professions and violate the Foreign Employment Act.