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Jobless Vietnamese millennials would rather stay home than do manual work

'What is the point of doing repetitive work? I am a university graduate, not a robot.'

'Disaster' as Vietnam sets the bar low for future teachers

Teacher training institutions are poised to accept freshmen who failed to grasp the basics in high school.

Strong US jobs report bolsters case for further Fed tightening

Unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent.
August 05, 2017 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Europe's recovery strengthens, unemployment at 8-year low

The jobless rate of 9.1 percent was better than predicted by analysts.
July 31, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

When home isn't where the heart is: Vietnam plans to 'export' unemployed graduates

The project looks to send 54,000 unemployed graduates overseas.
July 04, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Is the US trade deficit destroying jobs?

While the Trump administration says 'unfair competition' has cost U.S. jobs, economists insist trade is beneficial an creates jobs.
May 19, 2017 | 09:27 am GMT+7

UK unemployment dips to lowest rate since 1975

In the first three months of the year, 1.54 million people were recorded as unemployed.
May 17, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to halve corporate coverage of unemployment insurance to boost competitiveness

The unemployment insurance fund has a huge surplus, estimated at nearly $2.5 billion at the end of last year.
April 08, 2017 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Two thirds of Vietnamese graduates eye public sector jobs: survey

The International Labor Organization says ensuring quality jobs for the young generation remains 'a great test for the nation.'
January 17, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

For Vietnam's hi-tech sector, skilled workers remain elusive

The labor shortage is an obstacle in Vietnam's ambition to move up the value chain and away from the traditional low-tech model.
November 19, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's unemployment rises in third quarter after fish death disaster

Thousands of fisherfolk along the central coast have lost their jobs and income in the Formosa scandal.
October 01, 2016 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Vietnam's unemployment rate rises to 2.3 pct in Q2

Advanced degrees don't guarantee Vietnam's young people long-term employment.
August 19, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Youth unemployment: it's not simply a mismatch of supply and demand

“No, no, no! We do not accept disabled people,” was one employer’s response when Mai told them she had a disabled arm.
May 24, 2016 | 10:08 am GMT+7

University graduates ditch their certificates for vocational training

“Working as ‘xe om’, motorbike taxi, each month I earn over VND5 million ($224), if I’m frugal, I have enough to pay for rent, meals and study,” said Nguyen Dinh Duc, who has a ...
April 22, 2016 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Vocational degree holders more employable than university graduates

Approximately 270,000 people who hold a bachelors degree or higher were out of work as of Q4/2015, making up over 25 percent of total unemployment.
April 19, 2016 | 07:22 pm GMT+7