VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has been urged to devise a range of scenarios in order to arrange a repatriation flight for 219 Vietnamese guest workers who have been left stranded in Equatorial Guinea.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused 7.8 million workers to lose their jobs or have working hours reduced.
Vietnamese workers in Japan topped 401,000 as of October 2019, an increase of 26.7 percent from a year earlier, adding up to the record of almost 1.66 million foreign workers in the country, data of the Japanese labour ministry show.
Vietnam sent 132,802 labourers to work abroad in the first 11 months of 2019, according to the Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS).
Ibaraki prefecture of Japan recently said that it wants to expand cooperation with the Vietnamese Government to ease the labour shortage by inviting more Vietnamese workers to the locality.
VOV.VN - With a host of high-income nations opening their doors to Vietnamese guest workers in recent times, this marks a golden opportunity for local labourers to secure a quality job and enjoy attractive incomes.
Many Vietnamese workers want Saturday added to their weekend break to remain productive and spend more time with their families.
VOV.VN -Aside from traditional markets such as Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan, Europe is emerging as a potential market for Vietnamese workers following the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs's continued negotiation for the signing of labour co-operation agreements with European nations.
Japanese authorities have found two Vietnamese workers dead at the demolition site for an apartment building in Tokyo, reported the local media.
The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam held a workshop in Hanoi on July 23 to provide information on the country’s new specified skills residency status for Vietnamese workers who want to work in Japan.
Việt Nam expects to send more workers to Japan and the workers could earn more in the country thanks to Japan’s new policy on specified skills visa.
Japanese enterprises are competing to attract Vietnamese workers who used to work in the country as interns after the ‘specified skills visa’ policy was launched on April 1, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported in its July 8 issue.
The Czech Republic has resumed issuing long-term visas for Vietnamese workers after suspending it for almost one year.
Police in the northern Quang Ninh Province are investigating seven people in a human trafficking case involving illegal work in Taiwan.
Vietnamese labourers will have opportunities to receive free vocational training in Germany under a programme to look for skilled workers in the Southeast Asian country launched by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce for South Thüringen (IHK Südthüringen).
Authorities are augmenting support for the Vietnamese workers victimised by a fire at a company in Taiwan on February 6.
Bodies of two Vietnamese workers were found on February 7, raising the casualty at a warehouse fire in Taiwan to three.
Japan is expected to receive more Vietnamese workers this year, having become the most attractive labor export market in 2018.
One Vietnamese worker was killed, while another was wounded while working on a fishing vessel which caught fire off the coast the Republic of Korea (RoK) on January 17.
Vietnam has to date completed 87 social housing projects with some 28,800 apartments for workers at industrial parks (IPs), meeting just 28% of the demand, according to the Ministry of Construction.