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South Korea says no to Vietnamese workers from 10 provinces

South Korea will temporarily stop receiving Vietnamese workers from 40 districts in 10 provinces this year.

Vietnamese workers in Taiwan want direct hiring, bypassing brokers

Vietnamese workers in Taiwan are calling for direct hiring instead of having to go through brokers, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported Sunday.

Nickel-and-dimed in sweatshops: Australian brands squeeze Vietnamese garment workers

Vietnamese workers making garments for Australian brands are unable to afford basic necessities and suffer sub-standard working conditions, said Oxfam.
March 19, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

22 Vietnamese illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

22 Vietnamese arrested Thursday on suspicion of working illegally in Taiwan could be deported, the Liberty Times reported Friday.
March 16, 2019 | 09:19 pm GMT+7

Compulsory social insurance scheme for expats in Vietnam

Under a new decree, all foreigners with labor contracts of at least a year will be subject to compulsory social insurance payments starting 2022.
October 25, 2018 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

The dark side of FDI in Vietnam

Cheating and overexploitation of workers are among the myriad of negative impacts FDI has had on Vietnam.
October 24, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

A quarter of Vietnamese workers still barely getting by: survey

26 percent of Vietnamese workers are barely getting by, said a 2018 survey on workers’ salary and spending by Vietnam General Confederation of Labor.
July 13, 2018 | 12:00 pm 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

Two Vietnamese migrants found dead on Taiwan beach

They were abandoned at sea by human traffickers on their way to find foreign employment, according to reports. 
March 19, 2018 | 07:07 pm 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

Businesses renew request to double Vietnam's overtime limit: commerce chamber

Foreign firms have long been asking to raise this limit, which is lower than that of Vietnam's neighbors.
December 28, 2017 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Vietnamese workers' life-changing dreams turned to ashes by fatal factory fire in Taiwan

The six men who died in the blaze were working to help their poverty-stricken families find a better life.
December 15, 2017 | 07:15 pm GMT+7

Lottery tickets and languages: Meet this remarkable 84-year-old grandma in Saigon

Her dream is for her lucky numbers to come on the same lottery she sells tickets for. 
November 24, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

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.
October 02, 2017 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Ford to cut 10 pct of global workforce - report

It would affect around 20,000 salaried workers.
May 16, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7
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