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Supermarkets must help end 'brutal conditions' for farmers: Oxfam

'Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions.'

Rights group hits Amazon, Foxconn over China labor conditions

Excessive hours, low wages, inadequate training and an overreliance on temporary workers show law violation.

Pilots quit Vietnam Airlines in droves

National carrier pays pilots less than budget airlines based in Vietnam.
June 06, 2018 | 07:36 am GMT+7

Behind booming FDI figures are Vietnam’s ‘disposable’ workers

Workers are left with no skills and no valuable experience once factories dismiss them after profiting from their youth.
May 25, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Aging population prompts Vietnam to look at raising retirement levels

People will have to work for an extra five years to get their pensions if one option is approved.
April 25, 2018 | 07:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam, S.Korea sign MoU on labor export program

Qualified Vietnamese workers would be able to find work in South Korea under the program for another two years.
March 24, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

Follow the flowers: On the hunt with nomadic beekeepers in Vietnam

Vietnamese beekeepers and their charges chase blossoms all over the country in the search for a sweet natural haul.
March 21, 2018 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Vietnamese workers abandoned by S. Korean employer promised new jobs

15 companies have agreed to take in the unfortunate workers after their employer disappeared without paying them salaries.
March 06, 2018 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Vietnamese province forks out salaries to workers abandoned by S Korean employer

The company's director has reportedly left Vietnam, hanging hundreds of employees out to dry before the Tet holiday.
February 11, 2018 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Illegal Vietnamese workers arrested in Thailand amid large-scale crackdown

The group said they were on their way home for Tet after they were discovered crammed in the back of a van.
February 06, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s garment workers dangling on a thread at bottom of income divide: Oxfam

‘One pair of shoes that we make is valued more than our whole month’s salary.’
January 22, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Grab, Uber drivers protest in Hanoi after ride-hailing firms jack up commission

Drivers worry that the new commision could cost them their vehicles, which they had bought using borrowed money. 
January 15, 2018 | 05:51 pm GMT+7

600 workers go on strike in Saigon after S Korean director disappears owing wages

The company owes nearly $1.35 million in wages and social insurance contributions, according to sources.
January 12, 2018 | 03:49 pm GMT+7

Despite 2nd fastest wage bump in Asia, Vietnamese workers barely make ends meet

Overtime is the only way some workers can afford to eat.
January 06, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's productivity lags behind Laos

The productivity gap between Vietnam and its neighbors is widening due to outdated technology and a low-skilled workforce.
December 29, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7
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