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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.
August 08, 2017 | 12:26 pm GMT+7

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 bachelor’s degree in economics.
April 22, 2016 | 10:39 am GMT+7
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