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Taiwanese police arrest Vietnamese man for illegally logging, CNA says

The police said he ran away from his legal job more than two years ago.

Vietnam plans to send more skilled workers abroad to curb unemployment

More than one million Vietnamese were unemployed last year, including many college graduates.

More Vietnamese workers pack for Japan despite exploitation concerns

The number of foreign workers in Japan surpassed 1 million for the first time last year, with Chinese and Vietnamese accounting for almost half.
January 28, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese migrant worker arrested for theft in Taiwan

Police say he has also left his legal employer and is working illegally at a construction site.
December 10, 2016 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Olympian task prompts Japan to open door for foreign workers

Ahead of the 2020 Olympics, Japan is in more need of foreign workers than ever.
November 18, 2016 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese worker dies in S. Korea; family struggles to bring his body home

The family is deep in debt after borrowing money to send him overseas to work last year.
October 11, 2016 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Away from home: More Vietnamese leaving for richer countries

Scores of wealthy families, investors have moved overseas.
October 11, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam stops 10 provinces from exporting laborers to South Korea

Illegal workers overstaying their visas have forced the government to act.
August 01, 2016 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam threatens to shut down Formosa

The Vietnamese government has warned Taiwanese steel maker Formosa not to ever again leak toxic waste into the sea, otherwise, the plant shutdown would be inevitable, said Prime ...
July 02, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen head overseas for work after pollution kills off catch

The Vietnamese government will help fishermen from central coastal provinces to find new jobs in the wake of mass fish deaths that have hammered local fisheries, according to the ...
June 30, 2016 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese "tourists" try to find illegal employment in South Korea

After spending up to $12,000 for so-called trips to Jeju Island, 59 Vietnamese tourists tried to avoid authorities and search for work in South Korea.
April 26, 2016 | 04:35 pm GMT+7