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8,000 workers walk out of shoe factory in northern Vietnam over bicycle parking dispute

The company has closed its gates to bicycles prompting nearby parking lots to double their fees.

Ford to cut 10 pct of global workforce - report

It would affect around 20,000 salaried workers.

Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

'It's tantamount to endorsing a limit that could cause overwork deaths.'
April 19, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Maternity leave: How Vietnam compares to neighbors

The ILO believes Vietnam has fairly progressive policies to protect working mothers.
January 12, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

For Vietnamese workers, how much overtime is too much overtime?

Take a look at the rules in other countries.
January 08, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Why is it so hard to hire skilled workers in Vietnam?

A new report finds Vietnam has the largest low-skilled workforce in the region.
January 02, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's urban boom fuelled by rural migrants

One in five people found in Vietnam's cities were born in the countryside.
December 18, 2016 | 01:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam coal giant to lay off 4,000 miners this year

Cheap coal imports are driving workers out of their jobs.
October 14, 2016 | 04:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam third generous for paid leave in Southeast Asia

But other countries in the region get far more public holidays.
October 13, 2016 | 01:51 pm GMT+7