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Taiwan crackdown on illegal migrants nets 246 Vietnamese: report

Of 413 illegal migrant workers arrested in Taiwan Saturday, 246 were Vietnamese, working in factories, construction sites, restaurants and massage parlors.

Taiwan arrests Vietnamese woman for abandoning newborn baby girl

A female Vietnamese migrant worker has been placed under criminal investigation in Taiwan for abandoning her newborn baby girl.

Vietnam is ninth highest receiver of remittances

Vietnam received remittances of nearly $16 billion last year, more than 100 times the amount it had received 25 years earlier. 
January 30, 2019 | 09:11 pm GMT+7

South Korea allows illegal Vietnamese workers to return

A new South Korean policy allows voluntarily departing Vietnamese illegal migrants to return legally and not be blacklisted.
October 11, 2018 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

New Year hangover cuts into the pockets of Saigon businesses

Some workers have taken three weeks off while the official holiday lasted seven days.
February 14, 2017 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese banks race to cash in on surging remittances before Lunar New Year

Many banks see remittances as an attractive business because they generate steady fees and require little capital.
January 12, 2017 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Transport firms prepare for passenger surge over Tet

The Lunar New Year is a rare opportunity for migrant workers to visit their families back home.
December 15, 2016 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's migrant workers denied basic services by red tape

Vietnamese rural migrant workers should be allowed to settle permanently in cities and enjoy the same public facilities and services as those with urban household registrations or 'ho khau' do.
June 16, 2016 | 05:37 pm GMT+7
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