VOV.VN - The national workshop on the results of the 2015 national internal migration survey was held in Hanoi on 16, December.
More than 1,000 migrants were plucked from overcrowded boats and 16 bodies were recovered in the past two days, Italy's coastguard said on December 5, adding to the already record number of arrivals this year.
Almost 700 migrants arrived at the Italian port town of Augusta on November 7 after being rescued from their perilous boat journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, possibly as an unintended consequence of European efforts to stop people-smugglers and to train Libyan coastguards, the UN's migration agency said.
Vietnam ranked second in the number of trainees fleeing from their workplaces in Japan in 2015, according to a report from the Japanese Ministry of Justice’s Immigration Bureau.
French authorities will on November 2 begin transferring about 1,500 unaccompanied migrant minors to reception centers across the country, officials said on November 1, as a standoff with Britain over who takes care of the youths drags on.
Rescuers pulled 2,400 boat migrants to safety on October 22, the Italian coastguard said, adding 14 dead bodies had been recovered in the past two days.
Migrants arriving by sea to Italy are now the main problem faced by the European Union in its efforts to stem mass immigration to the bloc, the head of the EU border agency said on October 12.
About 6,055 migrants were rescued on October 3 as they tried to reach Europe on about 40 boats, one of the highest numbers in a single day, Italy's coast guard said.
Almost all Hungarians who voted in October 2's referendum rejected the European Union's migrant quotas but turnout was too low to make the poll valid, frustrating Prime Minister Viktor Orban's hopes of a clear victory with which to challenge Brussels.
The European Union launched a program on September 26 to issue monthly electronic cash grants to benefit a million refugees in Turkey, as part of a deal under which Ankara will curb the numbers trying to enter Europe.
European countries on the route used by more than a million migrants to reach the continent last year agreed on September 24 to focus on the more easily achievable ways to prevent another influx than the big issues the EU is divided over, Austria said.
At least 133 bodies had been recovered by September 23 from a boat carrying hundreds of migrants that capsized off Egypt two days earlier, Egyptian officials said.
Nine more bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean a day after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt, officials said on September 22, bringing the death toll to 52.
VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.
A summit hosted by US President Barack Obama garnered pledges from dozens of countries to resettle or allow the lawful admission of some 360,000 refugees, doubling the number of slots that were available last year, the US envoy to the United Nations said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives look set to suffer a second electoral blow in two weeks in a Berlin city vote on September 18 as a growing number of voters are expected to express their unease with her refugee-friendly policy.
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.
Germany has agreed to take in hundreds of migrants who are blocked in Italy in a move that might revive the European Union's failed relocation program, Italy's Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said on August 23.
Legal assistance for women migrant workers must be enhanced and part of trade unions’ focus, Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Thi Thu Hong has said.